Shift Maintenance Engineer

Contract Type :
Full-Time, Permanent

Working Hours :
4 on 4 off 12 hour days and nights

Salary :
£39,069

Location :
Deeside

Business :
Deeside Cereals

Ref : FSC-JNB-244

Job Description

Electrically biased multi-skilled engineer would be advantageous

Key objectives of the role include:

  • To respond to machine & auxiliary failures
  • Troubleshooting and fault finding on a range of electrical and mechanical plant equipment, packing machinery and site services
  • Installation, commissioning and repair of all plant and facilities
  • Assist the manufacturing department with line adjustments, changeovers and breakdowns
  • Responsible for improvements and reduction of downtime through increased efficiencies through own ideas and input
  • Be able to work unsupervised when tasked to do so and to organise the work of others in response to the site needs

Experience & Know How:

  • A qualified engineer to HNC/NVQ Level 3 standard in an electrical, mechanical/multi-skilled discipline
  • Hands-on multi-skilled experience on automated machines within a continuous manufacturing environment – ideally food manufacturing
  • Working experience of integrated systems, automatic packaging and palletisation systems
  • Knowledge of AC and/or servo drive systems
  • Safety driven
  • Team worker with the ability to work under own initiative

Competencies:

  • Use of own initiative and judgement in identifying and correcting all stoppages and breakdowns to production plant, equipment and services
  • Use of own initiative with some independent action to prioritise engineering problems in the absence of the Maintenance
  • Leader/Engineering Manager
  • Competency based interview will be conducted at first stage interview, candidates who meet the required standard will then be invited to attend an assessment centre exercise.


Additional Information

About Us:

Deeside Cereals is one of the largest manufacturers of breakfast cereal and cereal bars. Our position as a market leader is as a result of over 30 years of continuous growth. Deeside Cereals has captured the market delivering into all major UK food multiples.

Ideally, we are looking for a multi-skilled tradesperson with experience in an FMCG environment, able to carry out planned, predictive and re-active maintenance of plant equipment and machinery with the aim of maintaining plant reliability at +95%.

We also offer an attractive benefits package which includes:

  • Generous holiday entitlement which increases with length of service
  • On site canteen, staff shop, free parking and paid breaks
  • Enhanced overtime rates of pay
  • Overtime bonus
  • Enrolment into GPP pension scheme with life assurance benefits included
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training to achieve level 2 multi skilled engineering status

Closing date for applications :
28/03/2022

Contact for further information :
Jo Jones

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