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Multi-skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH122088
  • Location: England, Lancashire, Blackpool
  • Sector: Design & Engineering, Building Services, Built Environment
  • Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
  • Date posted: 06/03/2018
Multi Skilled Engineer

£34,000 - £40,000 D.O.E plus benefits


I am currently recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Engineer with an electrically bias background. My client is a large FMCG production organisation that operate on a global scale. Due to growth within the business they are expanding and looking to on board the right maintenance engineer to join the team. As they have plans for continued success throughout 2018, this role would suit the right Multi-skilled engineer that is looking to grow with the company.


As the Multi-skilled engineer on site you will be required to achieve the following:

Ensure plant and personnel (including external contractors) conform to Health & Safety legislation, policy and standards
Delivering planned and reactive maintenance in order to achieve engineering KPIs.
Compliance with all food 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 including promoting the principles of basic food hygiene and good housekeeping.
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
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 food manufacturing environment.
PLC Fault Finding


Apprenticeship in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.
17th Edition

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