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Maintenance Engineer

Posted 13 March by Cordant People Ended

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 supports production throughout the course of the shifts
  • Enable a robust handover from day shift to implement any required maintenance
  • Developing continuous improvements, leading / facilitating these through several departments projects to all areas of the business
  • Timely delivery of reactive/planned 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, blast freezers, slicers, hydraulic meat presses, multi-head check weighers, sealers, multivac wrapping machines, metal detectors, refrigeration plant (Ammonia/glycol)
  • Customer complaints investigation, reporting, trend analysis


  • Multi-skilled in both electrical & mechanical discipline
  • 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 order to provide cover for operational requirements


  • Experience 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

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

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Cordant People who are operating as an Employment Business. Cordant People are an equal opportunities Employer.

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

Reference: 34669197

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