Maintenance Engineer (Multi skilled)

Posted 1 July by Imperial Workforce
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Imperial Recruitment Group are delighted to announce that we are working on behalf of a long established FMCG manufacturer to recruit a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer on a permanent basis.

LOCATION: Sedgefield

SALARY: Competitive



A great opportunity has arisen for a Multi - Skilled Maintenance Engineer (electrical bias) to join their North East based operations. The role requires a candidate who can work a 24/7 shift pattern (3 on, 3 off rotating days and nights 7am - 7pm days and 7am - 7 days nights) following a minimum of 2-week induction period.


  • Carry out planned maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan
  • Attend and repair breakdowns as required, and report all actions carried out and any further actions required
  • Report in a comprehensive manner, all work activities carried out on a daily/shift basis
  • Be proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving overall equipment performance by generating and implementing ideas and modifications
  • Provide a service that meets agreed service levels, including minimising downtime and communicating effectively with relevant personnel
  • Provide a service that meets food packaging standards, whilst maintaining standards of housekeeping and personal hygiene
  • Maintain and help improve health and safety standards and ensure that staff work in a safe environment by eliminating, minimising, and controlling risks to themselves and others.
  • Cooperate with contractors and as far as possible ensure their adherence to site rules, health and safety and food safety standards
  • Undertake training as required to further enhance individual’s skills and knowledge so that the level of support to the front-line operations remains effective and efficient
  • Train others if required so that they can carry out their expected work duties to the required standards
  • Identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions using problem-solving skills, tools and techniques.
  • In consultation with the appropriate personnel, be able to correctly prioritise the workload for the overall benefit of the site performance
  • Must be able to work to agreed deadlines where necessary
  • Must be willing to work under the guidance of departmental and site KPI’s to maximise business performance


  • Time-served with Mechanical or electrical bias to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent), Educated to HNC standard (or equivalent) preferred.
  • Post apprenticeship, preferably in a high-speed, high-volume manufacturing environment
  • A proven practitioner of preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, problem solving and continuous improvement skills
  • Must have proven ability in diagnostic fault finding under pressure of production
  • Experience in PLC Control systems, and PLC fault finding experience in servo drivers and RS Networks (including Ethernet, Device Net communications) would be beneficial.
  • Many day-to-day activities are mechanical, but some electrical experience and background is essential
  • Familiarity with the use of PC equipment is essential
  • Proven experience of working with the AB Powerflex range of AC Inverters
  • Familiar with TPM principles including 5S. Use of computerised maintenance management systems would be an advantage but not essential
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all the site
  • If electrical bias, 18th Edition certification for electrical work would be advantageous
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of team

For more information on this opportunity please feel free to contact Adam Pearson at Imperial Recruitment Group.

Reference: 52446983

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