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Maintenance Engineer

Responsible for:


All repairs related to the maintenance of operational equipment and site fabrication   




The maintenance of all plant and equipment on site to ensure that the optimum efficiencies are maintained to operate according to the scheduled maintenance programme.




  • Conduct a range of engineering activities including (but not limited to) fault diagnostics, breakdown cover, equipment instillation and the general maintenance of all plant and equipment to ensure optimum efficiency

  • Support the department with the commissioning of new machinery

  • Dismantling and re-assembling machinery

  • Complete and maintain accurate documentation following repair

  • Maintenance of building fabrication

  • Conduct scheduled planned preventative maintenance (PPM)

  • Work with contractors to ensure specialist machinery is maintained

  • Checking the overall equipment effectiveness of production lines (OEE)

  • Ensure the clean as you go policy is maintained

  • To act as the primary engineer for specified lines

  • Assist with scheduled fire alarm testing if required

  • To hold a current, full UK driving licence, and supply copies of this and vehicle insurance documents to management (company car drivers policy)

  • Ensure all assigned tools are kept clean and in good repair

  • Report any Health and Safety hazards within the area

  • Fully co-operate with site management and the workforce

  • To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements

  • Compliance to all company policies, practices and standard operating procedures


Expected learnings to be attained:


  • Knowledge, understanding and compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements

  • Working knowledge and use of CMMS system (computerised maintenance management system)

  • Knowledge and understanding of (OEE) overall equipment effectiveness

  • CIEH Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing


Personal Skills Required:


  • Have an engineering related qualification or relevant experience in an engineering role within food manufacturing

  • Strong technical knowledge and an aptitude for both mechanical and electrical engineering

  • Competent in working with PLC systems and fault finding on electrical circuits

  • Sound fault finding ability and a working knowledge of pneumatics and electronics

  • Ability to use initiative

  • Flexibility

  • Good written and oral communication skills

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