Maintenance Engineer

Posted 26 February by Cordant People

As a Shift Maintenance Engineer your role will be to effectively perform electrical and mechanical maintenance of all process equipment; actively maintaining our PPM schedule & internal maintenance requests. This role also includes developing continuous improvements, by leading/facilitating these through several department projects to all areas of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively performing electrical and mechanical maintenance of all process equipment
  • Focus on production start-up and continues support production throughout the course of the shifts
  • Will enable a robust handover from day shift to implement any required after production maintenance
  • Developing continuous improvements, leading/facilitating these through several departments projects to all areas of the business
  • Timely delivery of engineering maintenance across site using tools & techniques such as RCA, 6S and Kaizen
  • Identification and implementation of improvement ideas to achieve world-class standards relating to our KPI's, quality and H&S measurements across the facility.
  • Working on machinery/equipment such as: Industrial microwaves, gas ovens, high voltage transformers
  • Customer complaints investigation, reporting, trend analysis
  • Export Certification
  • Hygiene and internal audits
  • Technical KPI reporting
  • Customer Standards & Code of Practices
  • Traceability & Mass Balance
  • Supplier Performance Monitoring and approval
  • Routine Technical Queries
  • Process Control Record Collation and Review
  • HACCP Team Member


  • Multi skilled in both electrical & mechanical discipline
  • Basic workshop skills
  • Ability to fault find & rectify
  • Ability to read electrical drawings
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)
  • 17TH Edition desirable but not a necessity
  • Fabrication skills desirable but not a necessity
  • Willingness to train & learn new skills
  • Must have flexibility in working hours & shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements


  • Experience working in a food and beverage manufacturing environment as a multi-skilled engineer is essential
  • Experience with industrial microwaves and gas ovens, high voltage is highly advantageous
  • Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards & regulations
  • IOSH trained desirable but not a necessity
  • Job holder should have experience and be able to combine their knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles to support the delivery of a successful production facility

Location: Northampton

Annual salary: £35000 - rising to £38000 upon successful completion of probation

Shift Pattern: 12 hour shifts 4 days on, 4 days off, 4 days on, days off and will rotate between 5:00am-5:00pm; 6:00am-6:00pm and 10:00am-10:00pm

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

Application questions

Are you eligible to work in the UK?
Do you have 1 year experience in a similar role?

Reference: 34557900

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