Multi Skilled Factory Engineer

From £15 to £18 per hour depends on experience

Our Client is the largest manufacturer of Taste & Nutrition technologies and Functional Ingredients and Actives for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. They are looking to hire: Multi- Skilled Engineer

Key Responsibilities

· Respond to Breakdowns and carry out PPMs
· Carry out regular inspections and safety checks on equipment, building and services.
· Participate in problem solving activities. Electrical and mechanical process trouble shooting.
· Complete electro-mechanical repairs to high speed food processing, handling and packaging equipment.
· Supply technical support for the plant facilities & services including compressed air, steam, refrigeration and effluent plant.
· All repair requirements including services, buildings and grounds.
· Carry out tasks allocated by the Engineering Manager or Supervisor
· Inform Engineering Manager or Supervisor of any issue that cannot be resolved for more than half an hour
· Keep records

Engage with equipment and new technology to ensure the effective operation of the production and services equipment and the resolution of any problems.


· In the event of serious breakdowns, to use the current escalation procedure to notify necessary people.
Manufacturing Support:

· To work with the Process Team on new products and processes ensuring they are planned, implemented and reviewed so as to be seamlessly integrated into current processes.
Technical Training:

· Partake and when relevant deliver technical training to the production team members with the emphasis being one-point lessons on the key pieces of equipment.
Information Management:

· Spare Parts: to log and record the usage of all spare parts.
Feedback all relevant technical information to production members and to other team members where relevant.

Specific Skill Requirement

Education :


Relevant third level engineering qualification or a time served apprenticeship in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment


HND or Degree in Engineering

Technical :


Proven experience in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment

Specialisation in electro- mechanical, automation & control.

Computer literate

Excellent written and spoken English


An understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacturing.

An understanding of all the equipment within the production stream.

PLC experience

This will initially be on a temp to perm position.

M&E Planner

Our Client is the largest manufacturer of Taste & Nutrition technologies and Functional Ingredients and Actives for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

They are looking to hire:

M&E Planner

Key Responsibilities

Implementation of asset management best practise. Standardisation and Development of preventive Maintenance Systems. Co-ordination of Shutdown Plans

Development of Engineering PM plans which is agreed by Engineering and Production

Be the single point of accountability for organising and reviewing weekly planning meetings

Support the PPM program, OEE Improvement. Improvement of Equipment availability MTBF

Document and implement project management best practise on site including measurement, reporting, procedures and plans,

Work closely with the Engineering Manager and the Senior Technicians to develop effective systems

Develop and implement Engineering / H & S procedures in support of the site H&S plans. This to include emergency response, permit systems, and contractor control

Engineering Stores Spares Optimisation to ensure high criticality spares available. Develop and document best practise policy, strategy plans and visual KPI’s. including cost reduction, inventory reduction, availability obsolescence. Implement a process of Continuous Improvement.

Management and control of contractors in compliance with group and site work safety procedures. Generate equipment and people performance reports

Support the KPS/KAMS program (or other CI initiatives) through optimised work planning and problem solving

Participate in all business or equipment or personnel emergency response, initiatives or incidents as required.

Compliance with company, legislative, regulatory, customer, environmental, insurance and safety requirements. Ensure all audit non-conformances have been addressed. Co-ordination of site Business Continuity Plans, insurance and legislative requirements

Compliance with all company, legislative, Health & safety and environmental policies and procedures.

To stand in for Engineering manager as required.

Carry out tasks allocated by the Engineering Manager




Level 3 Qualification in Engineering

NVQ or relevant discipline or Trade Qualified

Computer Literate Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Min 5 years industrial experience.


Problem solving

Documentation Systems Mgt

Maintenance Systems Knowledge

Team Leadership experience

Purchasing / Budget control

Understand safe systems of work


Drive & Determination

Systematic and logical

Results through people

Change Management

Team facilitator

Good Communication

Good Negotiation




Degree in electrical, mechanical or Control engineering


Asset Management

Reliability Engineering

Mechanical, Electrical

Food Manufacture experience

Lean Manufacturing


Desire to continuously learn and improve

Initial Salary will be @ £25K per annum increasing after the probation period.