Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Job Type


Industry Sector

Construction & Engineering


£45,000 Per Year



Job Description

Are you a maintenance engineer or technician with a mechanical or electrical skill set?

Have you worked within a production/manufacturing background or similar?

LINKS Recruitment Group present a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to work within a well-established company who are continuously growing due to company success. This is a passionate and energetic company that provide a wide range of training and progression opportunities where individuals are rewarded for their hard work.

The role:

You will be working within a team, carrying out PPM’s and maintenance on a range of production machinery.

• Maintain all site mechanical/electrical equipment in relation to machinery, buildings, support services and utilities to required standards.

• Perform maintenance and support tasks on high-speed automated equipment.

• Maintenance on automated and conveying systems

• Proactive machine maintenance in accordance with the PPM schedule to plant, machinery, and equipment to prevent unplanned downtime.

• Work with Production Management to proactively identify areas of continuous improvement.

• Supporting the transitional period of moving from the existing factory to a new purpose-built production facility.

• Occasional installation requirement supporting external contractors.

• Liaising with all internal departments to ensure any potential issues/factors affecting the business are communicated in a timely manner and escalated appropriately.

• Asset care and supporting in the training and development of Apprentices/Machine Setters

• Keeping accurate and up to date records

• Sourcing of parts ensuring optimum value for the business

• Willing to engage with a changing work environment which will involve shift work.

• Ensure Health and Safety and Safety requirements are met at all times.

The Person:

• Experience in a similar role that covers both electrical and mechanical engineering responsibilities.

• HNC Mechanical Engineering (preferred)

• Experience within food manufacturing or FMCG desirable

• Electrical qualifications (NVQ level 3/18th edition essential

• Able to work unsupervised and prioritise their own time and activities.

• Have strong analytical skills supporting fast and effective problem solving.

• Able to demonstrate a proven ability in trouble shooting and recovering equipment in a dynamic environment.

• Experience in installation and commissioning of new equipment

Role: Permanent

Salary: £45,500 on a 4 on 4 off shift rotation, days only. Salary increases when doing full shift cycle of days and nights.

Shifts: 4 on 4 off (6-6 days one week, nights the next week)

£45,000 + Training + Progression + On site Parking + Company Pension + Holiday + Overtime (Paid at higher rates)

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