Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

One of the UK’s top 100 grocery brands. It is headquartered in Norwich and Pontefract and employs around 2,000 people. Over the past few years, they have strengthened their portfolio with facilities in Wednesbury and the Netherlands. The business in the UK and Europe generates revenues of over £280 million.

Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Sector: Food and Beverage
Job Type: Permanent
Remuneration: £32,500
Expiry Date: 01/10/2021
Duration: N/A
Start Date: 13/09/2021

Person Specification

  • Efficient
  • Proactive
  • Confident
  • Technical
  • Approachable

Job Role & Responsibilities

  • Efficient diagnosis and correction of electrical and mechanical faults site-wide
  • Installation and commissioning of all new and repaired machinery and equipment
  • Assist manufacturing with machinery adjustments, changeovers and set up Machine performance improvements and reduction of downtime, and supporting continuous improvement initiatives
  • The daily reporting of breakdowns v PPMs activities
  • Prioritization of repair work
  • Planning and Monitoring machine performance
  • Working with the Planning Department to negotiate machine availability
  • Monitoring failure
  • Supporting External Contractors
  • Technical support for production when required
  • To maintain the highest standards in housekeeping, adopting a clean as you go policy
  • To maintain the highest standards in completing paperwork and works sign off, ensuring the teams maintain standards
  • Supporting with Capital Projects development and implementation
  • Support the CI culture and related projects across the engineering and Production departments


  • Relevant Engineering qualification
  • Experience in FMCG operations
  • Preferred high speed packaging experience
  • Use of Packing and wrapping machinery


  • Overtime available

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