Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Ref: J25360
Sector: Engineering
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 14 February 2018
  • Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
  • £34,500 per Annum
  • Nathan McGarry
  • 0161 868 2249

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Are you a North West based Engineer, actively looking for an excellent opportunity to work for an Established and Market Leading, FMCG Manufacturer? If so, please see the the details of this opportunity below.

Job Purpose

You will report directly to the Engineering Manager/Supervisor. The purpose will be to provide a high standard engineering service to the site including the maintenance of plant, machinery and services to a safe and reliable standard so as to support the achievement of factory goals and objectives.

Job Duties

In line with the departmental mission of 'Minimise Downtime and enable the site to produce 400 tonnes of product per week' you are required to carry out the following duties.* Ensure plant and personnel (including external contractors) conform to Health & Safety legislation, policy and standards identifying any required actions so that the area of responsibility is healthy, safe and accident free.* Delivering planned and reactive maintenance in order to achieve engineering KPIs.* Compliance with all safety policies and procedures (eg. HACCP, BRC) * Supporting the Engineering Management Team through attendance of site meetings and completion of actions.* To maintain company and statutory hygiene standards throughout designated areas.* Establish and maintain effective communication channels.* Utilise the use of CI tools on a daily basis.* Identification of continuous improvement projects within the department.* Bring forward suggestions and solutions to the Engineering Management to prevent poor machinery performance* Identify required spares * Modify plant and equipment to improve performance* Keep a record of all maintenance activities undertaken* Ensure all repairs are completed to a high standard* Attend breakdowns promptly when required* Ensure a good working relationship between Engineering and production* Assist in the training of apprentices and machine operatives* Operate to company rules at all time* Carry out any reasonable instructions as requested by your manager/supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Interests

* Structured and practical engineering training (eg. apprenticeship / HNC / degree).* Knowledge and experience of operating in a FMCG environment.* Carries out straight forward tasks using software.* Appropriate knowledge of HACCP and COSHH.* Ensures own outputs meet required quality standards.* Understands own responsibilities to treat others fairly and equally.* Knowledge and experience of sweet making process, plant & technology.* Be able to work alone, or as part of a team.* Good problem solving skills.* An understanding of engineering drawings and principles.* An understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics.* Good ability in maths, IT and science.* Communication skills.* Good practical and technical skills.* The ability to work quickly and under pressure.* Good understanding of Health and Safety legislation.* An aptitude to develop new skills.


* Minimum of two years experience working in a manufacturing environment.


* Apprenticeship in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.

If you would like to apply for this position, or find out more, please apply to this advert of call myself (Nathan) on 0161 868 2249. I am available most Evenings and Weekends and I look forward to hearing from you.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.