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Multi Skilled Engineer

Henderson Brown
bonus and package
Closing date
14 Jan 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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We are currently recruiting an experienced FMCG Multi-skilled shift Engineer to play a key role within our clients Engineering division in Kent. Our client is a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of their own staff and are committed to creating a great place to work.

Reporting to the Manager, you will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all site equipment in line with department and operational strategy; whilst also ensuring all engineering activity complies with technical legislation.

The successful candidate will have an electrical bias and will be autonomous with a wealth of experience in a similar role. To enable us to ensure all machines perform to their optimum level with the least amount of downtime

Working hours - 4 on 4 off. 7am - 7pm

Key responsibilities include:
*Attend breakdowns promptly and make repairs to a world class standard.
*Complete regular machine maintenance programmes to reduce packing downtime and complete relevant paperwork.
*Perform high quality root cause analysis for technical and process problems.
*Support and coach the operational teams in resolving technical issues on the machines.
*Support, suggest and implement continuous improvement (Safety, Technology, Process and Packing).
*Make recommendations to maximise the "up-time" of each machine through enhanced cleaning or maintenance schedules.
*Get involved in project work including installation and commissioning of equipment in line with current regulations.
*Comply with and strongly advocate relevant H&S, Food Hygiene and Environmental legislation.
*Work with contractors ensuring adherence to all Company H&S and Food Hygiene standards and regulations. Audit their work using the PTW system to ensure satisfactory completion against objectives.
*Work in a clean, safe environment at all times. Monitor work area to ensure the workspace is safe and colleagues are following safe working practices. Make clear recommendations to the appropriate manager if improvements can be made.

Skills and Experience Required
*Electrical qualification with extensive additional mechanical ability/experience
*PLC Programming/Diagnostic Knowledge
*Qualified to 17th edition wiring regulations
*Proven FMCG work experience
*Work with and install single /three phase electrical circuits
*Effective communication skills with confidence to challenge and question
*Flexible and self-motivated
*Positive attitude to work and a can do attitude
*Ability to be logical and analytical
The following are all desirable:
*HNC/HND engineering discipline
*TPM/Lean Sigma training
*IOSH Certificate
*Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB)training/qualification
*Knowledge of VFFM's (Vertical, Form and Feel Machine) and weighing equipment
*ONC or equivalent in Electrical/Mechanical

The ideal candidates will also have extensive mechanical and fault-finding ability. This is an excellent opportunity for a multi-skilled Engineer to take their next step in their careers, working for a global business with a £2 billion turnover.

In return you will become a valued part of our team on a permanent basis and will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a 3% performance-based company bonus.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply via this website, or call Matt our Engineering Specialist at Henderson Brown Recruitment on 01733 235 111.

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Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

Contact Us
  • Number 10 The Forum
  • Minerva Business Park
  • Peterborough
  • PE2 6FT
  • United Kingdom
  • 01733 235111
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