Shift Maintenance Engineer / Multi Skilled Engineer

£36,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Shift Maintenance Engineer / Multi Skilled Engineer / Electrical Engineering / Food Manufacturing/FMCG Deeside Commutable from Ellesmere Port, Chester and Wrexham Salary Circa £36,000 pa 12 hour 5 Crew Engineering Shift Pattern - 39.4 hours per week Our client is one of the biggest manufacturers in Europe of supermarket own brand breakfast cereals and cereal bars. They are a leading manufacturer of innovative and delicious breakfast cereals and cereal bars and are able to offer customers an extensive range of finished products available on the market. They currently have an opportunity available for a multi-skilled maintenance engineer with an electrical bias reporting to the Engineering Manager (Electrical). They are looking for multi-skilled tradespeople with experience in an FMCG environment, able to carry out planned, predictive and reactive maintenance of plant. You will be responsible for responding to machine and auxiliary failures, troubleshooting and fault finding on a range of electrical and mechanical plant equipment, packing machinery and site services and installation and commissioning and repair of all plant and facilities. Further tasks include assisting in the manufacturing department with line adjustments, changeovers and breakdowns and being responsible for improvements and reduction of downtime through increased efficiencies through own ideas and input. You will be able to work unsupervised when tasked to do so and to organise the work of others in response to the site needs. They are looking for a qualified engineer to HNC / NVQ Level 3 standard in an electrical, mechanical/multi-skilled discipline who has hands-on multi-skilled experience on automated machines within a continuous manufacturing environment – ideally food manufacturing. Working experience of integrated systems, automatic packaging and palletisation systems is important combined with knowledge of AC motors and drives, as well as being safety driven and a team worker with the ability to work under your own initiative. You will show use of own initiative and judgment in identifying and correcting all stoppages and breakdowns to production plant, equipment and services and with some independent action to prioritise engineering problems in the absence of the Maintenance Leader/Engineering Manager. The vacancy will be advertised both internally and externally to ensure they get the best fit for the role. This job was originally posted as