Maintenance Engineer

Ref: SE13318 / 534_1562860092
Posted: 11/07/2019
Location: East London, London
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum

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Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineers
East London
4on 4off Days & Nights – 12 Hour Shifts

Our client is a leading fresh food processing & packaging manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for a number of Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineers to join their expanding team. An exciting opportunity join one of the top UK, blue-chip food manufacturers, supplying into all the major supermarkets

Role & Responsibilities:

*Carry out day-to-day maintenance tasks and site repairs to assist operations in achieving maximum productivity and performance
*Working on 7 different production lines, producing a variety of different fresh food products
*Conduct maintenance machinery schedules & PPM’s and document
*Carry out fault finding and planned preventative maintenance on all machinery & equipment
*Working on such equipment as, conveyors, slicers, various automated packaging machinery, robotics, site services, palletisers & PLC’s
*Project work – machine upgrades, modifications, & continuous improvement work
*Carry out both electrical & mechanical fault finding & maintenance daily
*At the end of a shift be responsible for completing engineering logbook, to record stock removed from engineering stores, ensuring accurate stock control & auditing
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
*Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer and have served an accredited apprenticeship
*Educated to a minimum City & Guilds Level 3 in Engineering
*PLC – electrical fault-finding skills
*Ideally have worked in a food, FMCG & packaging manufacturing environment
*Must have strong electrical & mechanical fault-finding skills – able to work on own initiative
*Be a strong communicator, working closely with multiple discipline engineering & production teams
*Attitude is everything, positive, enthusiastic, willing to train & develop
*Must have excellent understanding of engineering systems, stores & PPM documentation
*Any experience of lean manufacturing & continuous improvement techniques a bonus

Shifts & Benefits Package:
*Shift: -12hr – 4 Days / 4 Off / 4 Nights / 4 Off (5-5)
*Salary:- £42,000 + Overtime
*Benefits:- 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Up to 8% Match Private Pension Scheme, Life Assurance,
Staff Benefits Card – Money Off Supermarket Products

Job Reference No: SE13318 / 534

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