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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Wells, Somerset
28/03/2019 (14:50)
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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • 4 on 4 off (Nights)
  • £38,000 - £40,000
  • 25 days holidays statutory
  • Pension
  • Subsidised café
  • Location: Wells


An opportunity has arisen to become part of an industry leading Food Production company based in one of the most  Stunning setting I have ever visited in my 22 years in recruitment. They make some of their best – selling dishes onsite from Fish pie to Tikka Masala.

Has a Multi skilled engineer who will be responsible for both mechanical and electrical works consisting of the planned and reactive maintenance to the factory machinery. 

Responsibilities Include:

Maintain all production machinery both electrically and mechanically to ensure maximum uptime of all process equipment.

Effective communication of resource status to all stakeholders within the business.

Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Assess and procure as required external spares and resource to ensure minimal downtime of process and plant machinery.

Identify, procure and maintain safety stock levels of long lead maintenance spares items for key processes.

Maintain records for both internal and regulatory compliance.

Ensure compliance with all relevant Environmental, Health & Safety and regulatory legislation.

Reacting to plant facilities breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical), locating the fault, analysing the issue and completing the fix in a timely manner to keep operation downtime to a minimum.

Work closely with other departments to find ways to increase machine reliability on existing and new equipment, diagnose equipment breakdowns and action repairs ensuring direction of labour and planned engineering activities fully support the operation.

In addition, you will be involved in projects within the business to develop an effective engineering install and commissioning.

Knowledge Required:

The post holder must be able to demonstrate previous knowledge and experience in a multi skilled maintenance role in relation to electrical / mechanical maintenance engineering and is required to show :-

Strong team-working experience, with the drive and flexibility to maintain pace of work as priorities and requirements change.

Relevant FMCG experience

Demonstrate previous knowledge and experience in a multi skilled maintenance role in electrical, mechanical and facilities maintenance.

Motivation and initiative with demonstrated time management, prioritization and organizational skills.

Current 17th IEE regulations.

To be proactive in Risk Management strategies to ensure business continuity.

Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office tools.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Strong multi-tasking abilities

Good problem solving skills.

To be able to demonstrate good organisational skills

To be highly motivated with the ability to work well under pressure.

Commitment to continuing professional development and education.

You must be eligible to work in the UK 


4 on 4 off (Nights)

£38,000 - £40,000

25 days holidays statutory


Subsidised café

Location: Wells

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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