Multi-Skilled Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Forces Recruitment Services
Job Ref:

EB5451 Multi-Skilled Engineer

Salary: �35,000 plus Bonuses

Location: Crick, Northamptonshire

Position: Permanent

Shifts: 4 on 4 off days & nights (6am - 6pm & 6pm - 6am)

Benefits: Pension, Night Shift Allowance, Attendance Bonus, DIS, Holidays etc

This Multi-Skilled Engineer will use mechanical and electrical engineering skills / knowledge to maintain and enhance the performance of plant and equipment. The Multi-Skilled Engineer shall provide first class, flexible support to production requirements and factory services always by means of application of electrical/mechanical skills in fault-finding/diagnostics, planned preventative maintenance practices and electrical/mechanical installation.

The role of Multi-Skilled Engineer comes with a very competitive salary of �35K, but also comes with Attendance Bonuses and Night Shift Allowances. As the Multi-Skilled Engineer you are responsible for achieving all K.P.I's within your areas of responsibility. You are expected to promote a culture of continuous improvement to improve processes and practices result in a quality product being manufactured safely at the lowest cost.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

* Comply with SHE and all statutory Safety, Health and Environment requirements.
* Ensure accurate & timely records are entered / recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares / consumables used.
* Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods / procedures to reduce these.
* Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions and special tools are readily available to all engineering staff.
* Provide engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all equipment.
* To apply systematic diagnostics in electrical/mechanical engineering to minimise the impact of plant failures/breakdowns.

* Responsible for entire site during shift
* Contract labour
* All machinery & equipment on site
* All areas of the site
* Ensure compliance with all C.C.P's
* Liaise with production managers to be aware of all concessions relating to engineering issues and ensure appropriate action plans are in place

Experience / Qualifications:


* Time served apprenticeship or equivalent
* Recognised electrical and mechanical qualifications
* Competent electrical / electronic fault finding and analysis skills
* Self-managing - Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
* Flexible working attitude, as you will be required to work such other hours as the company may deem necessary.
* Sound communication / training skills


* 3 years' minimum of maintenance experience - FMCG Industry
* Understanding of PLC & computer controlled equipment
* Experience of working with PLC's (Siemens S7, S5 and Alan Bradley)

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

Contact Details:
Forces Recruitment Services
Tel: 01543 496814
Fax: 01353 667553
Contact: Paul Lewis

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