Multi Skilled Engineer – Up to £40k


South West, United Kingdom
Job Type
Up to £40k

We are looking for seasoned maintenance engineers who are looking to increase both  their current salary, along with their ability to progress their career. We are working with a local manufacturer who have a number of opportunities for the right candidate. Experience within an FMCG environment is essential, along with a multi skilled background, preferably with an electrical bias.

Principle Accountabilities

  • To attend breakdowns, in order to minimise machine downtime and to assist with attaining the factory targets.
  • To maintain machinery in the highest order to ensure smooth running of the factory.
  • To be aware of the days plan and to prioritise the work around it.
  • To diagnose defect, effect repair and evaluate results, ie, run it before leaving.
  • To identify and order correct spare parts from different sources and communicate this information across levels.
  • To be available for prompt attendance to breakdown with the correct tools.
  • To read and access information in order to keep up to date with technological advancement and implement best practice.
  • To understand drawing and handbooks in order to work and apply information to the full scale.
  • To adhere to Health & Safety rules in order to prevent accidents and to ensure a safe operation of equipment for all.
  • To monitor the dynamic performance of new and current machines on a continuing basis and suggest improvements.
  • To liaise with contractors, to assess the quality and performance of their work in order to ensure that correct standards are maintained.
  • To keep records up to date in accordance with good engineering practice and carry out effective handovers.
  • To communicate with other departments, to influence and educate in order to draw attention to current state, impending problems and to effect a spirit of co-operation across departments.
  • To monitor and recycle materials in order to keep costs down.
  • To support building services tasks including general building maintenance to hot water system, refrigerant systems.

Qualifications and / or Experience

  • Formal engineering qualification/recognised apprenticeship with multi skilling focus.
  • Hands on engineering experience.
  • Knowledge of Company.
  • Computer literacy – PLC knowledge.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Response time.
  • Completion of work Vs plan.
  • Quality of work.
  • Equipment reliability.
  • Health & Safety awareness.
  • Resource utilisation.
  • Breakdown time assessment.


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