Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location West Midlands
Discipline: Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££38000 - £41000 per annum
Contact name: Angel Bains

Contact email:
Job ref: 16344 KM_1709571022
Published: 21 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer
Vacancy Ref: 16344 KM

About Us:
One of the UKs largest food and fresh produce businesses.

The Job:
We have a fabulous role which requires you to keep production machinery and equipment fully operational and carry out general site maintenance in accordance with TPM systems and business requirements and manage building services systems.

Hands on as the business dictates, working under pressure within a fast-paced 24/7 environment. Comfortable working within chilled or ambient environments and working at heights. Working shifts and/or weekends as required and at times as the sole engineer on site.

Job Responsibilities:
Assist in the upkeep and maintenance of all operational equipment whilst maintaining safe working practices responding to issues in a timely manner.

Responsible for reactive breakdown repairs and adhere to the Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule.

Fault Diagnosis and Repair of a wide variety of Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Invertor Drives, PLC's, PSU's, Conveyors, Multi-head weighers, check weighers, flow wrappers, over-wrapping machines, gas flush machines and all other associated systems.

Carry out routine maintenance to all plant and services whilst maintaining accurate record keeping.

Assist in the management of Health and Safety, Environmental and Company policies in compliance with current regulations and legislation.

Assist in current and future projects including introduction of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques.

Carry out any other reasonable request from employer.

Working knowledge and operation of all building services systems including refrigeration, fire alarm, fire sprinkler systems, air handling systems, air conditioning and computerised Building Management System.

£38,000 - £41,000 Basic Salary



Working Hours:
Flexi Shifts: 6-2pm, 2-10pm, 7-3.30pm (Occasional on call at night).

Candidate Requirements:
Experienced multi-skilled engineer able to fault find electrical systems and control circuits.

Engineering experience within a Food or Automotive fast paced facility who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritise accordingly.

Strong knowledge of electrical distribution and control systems, fully conversant reading all engineering drawings both electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics. Ideally IEE qualified to 17/18th edition wiring Regulations.

Previous experience programming and fault-finding on PLC's, Invertor Drive Controls, HMI's and other logic systems.

Instrumentation and building management control systems.

Experienced working with 3 phase electrical systems, DC control circuits and safety circuits.

Hold recognised engineering qualifications to HNC standard.

Ability to read both mechanical and electrical schematic drawings to component level and fault find accordingly.

Excellent mechanical skills to include fabrication, welding, motor repairs, gearbox repairs and plumbing.

Experience managing TPM systems, statutory compliance, food and Health & Safety systems.

Recognised engineering qualifications to HNC or equivalent.
IEE 17/18th Edition.
Desirable: MEWP Trained, FLT Trained, IOSH/NEBOSH Certified, Food Safety.

Personal Qualities
Good communication skills, task-focused, used to working within a team of technicians where job handovers and pick-ups occur on a regular basis.
Able to work without supervision making correct decisions quickly.
Passion for high quality work and Right First-Time approach.
Demonstrate Proactive approach and can manage own time effectively.
Demonstrate a logical approach to all fault diagnosis.
Computer literate to include Microsoft Office, Building Management Systems.

How to apply:

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Please send your CV to; Angel Bains - Senior Recruitment Resourcer.

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission. Established in 2013, Agricultural and Farming Jobs provide outstanding recruitment head-hunting and job advertising services. We are the trusted recruitment partner of choice to industry leading organisations across the UK and Internationally. We recruit specifically for all roles within the sectors of: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food and Fresh Produce, Vet, Pet and Animal Health, Agrochemicals, Fertilisers and Seeds, Software and Technology, Machinery, Technical and Engineering and specialist Education.