Maintenance Engineer

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering
Location: East Anglia
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

I have an exciting new engineering opportunity located within East Anglia, local to Bury St Edmunds.

The role is as a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer within a well known and long established company.
With an annual salary of £42,000+ and flexible overtime paid at an hourly rate, this position is well suited to career progression and development.

The Shift pattern is an alternating weekly 3 shift rotation of earlies, lates and nights (8 hour shifts)

Key Responsibilities will be:
• High quality engineering support to enable continuous running of production equipment
• Rapid response to breakdowns
• Effective fault diagnosis to ensure first time fixes
• Drive line performance by focusing on bottleneck reliability & speed
• Identifying improvement areas within line engineering processes and recommending/implementing solutions
• Carrying out autonomous and preventative maintenance tasks competently and correctly and recording work competed accurately in the correct documentation
• Adhering to laid down systems of work
• Working safely within health & safety & food safety standards
• Inspections of equipment at predetermined intervals to ensure there is no risk to product from contamination by foreign bodies arising from equipment damage
• Ensure effective maintenance service is provided to the factory to minimize delays and downtime of machines.

Ideally you would be a Multi skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias) with previous experience in:
• Apprenticeship Time Served Engineer within industrial or food manufacturing.
• Practical experience in highly time-sensitive environments.
• 17th edition IEE Regs trained - preferred but not essential
• Experience of high volume production (food/chemical/drinks industry preferred)
• PLC Fault Finding knowledge - preferred but not essential.
• Proven ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure.
• Effective communication skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Self motivated with a proactive approach.
• Can work unsupervised and make decisions when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business with a very strong benefits package and a challenging, yet rewarding role.

If you feel you have the necessary skill set to be considered for this role, please apply within.
Meet your consultant
Gregg Telfer
gregg.telfer@drnewitt.com

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