Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Expires on 08/02/2024

  • £55,000 & OT & bonus
  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Tom Williams

We are recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias for our national client based in Manchester.

What will the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer do?

The friendly and supportive Site Engineering Team is led by the Engineering Manager who will be on hand to guide and advise you through your engineering career.

The food manufacturing/production sites use automated and semi-automated lines to produce great products as efficiently as possible. Your time will be split between developing engineering improvements for an ever-changing environment and reacting to problems daily. The site is currently very reactive. You will be expected to find solutions to breakdowns quickly and effectively, comfortably engaging with the site teams to monitor plant performance and equipment reliability, all in line with company policies and procedures.

You will work to safely maintain and improve the performance of production facilities, equipment and services, delivering maintenance excellence in a planned preventive way. You’ll work collaboratively within and across the site teams, including with the Maintenance Manager, Team Members and other departments.

Shift patterns

  • 42 hours/week on average
  • A variation of 4 on 4 off (2 weekends on, 2 weekends off)
  • 06:00-18:00 and 18:00-06:00

Requirements of the role

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in FMCG.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience post-completion of apprenticeship.
  • Must be electrical bias and hold one of the following as a minimum:
    • NVQ Level 3 in an engineering field.
    • HNC / HND in Electrical Engineering.
    • Advanced apprenticeship in Engineering (Electrical).
    • Advanced apprenticeship in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering.

Desirable qualifications/courses

  • 18th edition wiring regulations
  • PLC trained (Siemens)
  • Degree level
  • Atex / DSEAR

What our client offers:

  • 4.2 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service) plus 1 additional floating day.
  • Colleague discount, up to 50% off own-produced products.
  • Paid breaks.
  • Free hot drinks while on a shift break (3 x 30 mins).
  • Annual profit share: Our client distributes 10% of its profits to all employees who have at least 6 months of service.
  • Share save schemes that let you buy discounted shares, by saving a set amount of money over a fixed time, to have an even bigger share of profits.
  • Career progression and learning and development opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – A free, confidential helpline, offering advice and support with financial, relationship, work-related and well-being issues, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Including a mobile app providing a range of wellness content on physical, mental, social, and financial well-being perks and savings, such as digital gift card discounts, online cashback, in-store and online coupons and lifestyle offers
  • A company that cares about our communities; the environment and being a better business!
  • Colleague networks – internal groups where colleagues and their allies can share their own experiences.

To apply for this vacancy, please call 01922 666 800 and ask for the Engineering team, or apply directly using the form on this page.

Our Engineering FM - Engineering - Production and Manufacturing Specialist

Tom Williams

Tom has over 10 years recruitment experience and leads our Logistics and Production sectors. He is an excellent account manager and is experienced in managing large recruitment campaigns. He is a trusted main point of contact for many of our key clients.

Contact Tom Williams for more information about this job.

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