Multi Skilled Maintenance Technicians

  • Salary: £42k - £44k
  • Location: Somerset, United Kingdom
  • Job Status: Permanent
  • Industry: Manufacturing & Production
  • Job ID: J888246


The Client

Our client is a world leading name in their field, and a producer of own and well known household brands - supplying leading supermarkets across the UK and internationally. Due to expansion of their plant, we are currently seeking to find a number of multi skilled maintenance engineers.

The Role

-Work closely with the Engineering Shift Supervisor, taking responsibility & ownership for delivering a high quality engineering service in support of the achievement of operational goals and targets
-Continuously work to improve the performance of People and Plant to deliver site efficiency and performance standards.
-To complete the full range of maintenance activities across the entire installed asset base within the department that they work.
-To rapidly diagnose and resolve both mechanical, electrical and basic control & instrumentation faults
-To complete all work allocated to a high standards having the ability to complete all maintenance tasks across the installed asset base
-To regularly observe and discuss equipment performance and make recommendations for activities to improve this.
-Promote and support the company quality & safety standards, focusing on continuous improvement whilst contributing to the company strategy, and demonstrating the company values and behaviours.


  • Diagnosis, resolution and elimination of root causes of engineering faults
  • Design, trial and implementation of minor equipment modifications in support of increased performance
  • Completion of all scheduled, planned corrective, reactive and improvement maintenance as allocated
  • Support to the implementation of permit to work system for control of contractor / internal activities within defined work area
  • Ensure completion of equipment diaries, handover records, incident reports. Completion of notifications & Work orders within SAP PM for all work allocated to team. Raise purchase orders where required
  • Attendance and input to all relevant operational, engineering and CI meetings.
  • Maintain compliance to all internal and statutory legislation
  • Meet with engineering shift supervisor at start and end of shift to agree operational and engineering priorities.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of allocated annual equipment overhauls.
  • Work collaboratively with all adjacent teams (Shift Managers Quality and Technical Ops) to resolve issues rapidly and drive improvement
  • Maintain compliance to all internal and statutory legislation
  • Good knowledge of engineering principles and their practical application through industry standard generic components.
  • Practical engineering skills including hand tools and machine tools.
  • Awareness of the practical implications of all relevant Statutory legislation
  • Demonstrable competency to a defined standard in a minimum of 4 of the following areas:
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • Pneumatics
    • Site Services
    • Control Systems
    • Defined Equipment Champion for a machine family
    • Stores, Maintenance Planning, SAP Super User, Eng Standards & Procedures
  • Understanding of CI Methodologies and the associated tools (Lean, 6 Sigma, TPM etc)
  • Previous experience of working within a similar FMCG manufacturing / factory engineering department
  • Strong interpersonal and developed communication skills .
  • Decisive, pro-active, self motivated and assertive
  • Internal customer focus with the ability to adapt to the variable demands of the business
  • Ability to demonstrate working under initiative and think things through to solution
  • Ability to work under own supervision
  • Ability to influence, persuade and lead at all levels of the business
  • Appropriate Technical Qualification (C&G Minimum, BTEC ONC / TEC 3 or higher preferred)
  • IEE 17th Edition
  • Completion of a recognised Apprenticeship (electrical or mechanical)

Is This You?

If the above describes you then don't hesitate -apply now and if you fit the bill as described above then we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the role and company further.


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