Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer.

  • Market Drayton, Shropshire
  • £38 - £40 per annum

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • Market Drayton, Shropshire
  • £38 - £40 per annum
  • Posted September 20, 2023

Job Advert: Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Food and Drink Industry (FMCG)

Location: Market Drayton Hourly Rate: £38 – £40 per hour (Dependent on Experience) Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off (12-hour shifts) Contract Type: Ongoing Contract (Minimum 6 months)

Are you a skilled and adaptable Maintenance Engineer seeking an exciting opportunity within the dynamic Food and Drink industry? We are a leading recruitment agency partnering with a market leader in manufacturing, and we have multiple openings for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers to join their team in Market Drayton. If you possess a strong background in both mechanical and electrical engineering, coupled with a passion for enhancing plant efficiency and safety, then this role is tailor-made for you.

Key Role Responsibilities: As a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of all plant, processes, and assets within a fast-paced Food and Drink manufacturing environment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and improving plant, processes, and assets to meet safety and efficiency standards.
  • Executing day-to-day maintenance and improvement tasks on plant, assets, and services.
  • Adhering to food and health & safety standards while performing all maintenance work.
  • Completing Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) tasks and driving enhanced maintenance practices.
  • Swiftly diagnosing and rectifying equipment faults to uphold the Engineering Request System.
  • Actively promoting and championing health and safety initiatives.
  • Conducting fault diagnosis, testing, and repairing of Mechanical and Electrical equipment.
  • Identifying and reporting machinery or component defects, and providing comprehensive CMMS data.
  • Collaborating with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers for technical support and parts procurement.

What We Are Looking For: To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Proven experience as a Multi-Skilled Engineer within a complex, high-speed manufacturing or logistics setting.
  • Proficiency in both mechanical and electrical engineering within Manufacturing, Production, and Process environments.
  • HNC or apprenticeship training complemented by hands-on experience with machinery, pumps, valves, and PLCs.
  • Desirable experience in a similar Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) role.
  • Sound knowledge of filling and process technology.
  • Demonstrable expertise in managing complex, high-speed clean environments with short product lifecycles (24/7 operations).
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and adeptness in root cause analysis.
  • Proficiency in preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Effective communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • A talent for team building and fostering positive working relationships.

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of an innovative team driving excellence within the Food and Drink industry. If you’re ready to contribute your expertise to a market leader and embrace a challenging yet rewarding role, apply now.

To express your interest, please submit your up-to-date CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience. We look forward to welcoming you to our team of skilled Maintenance Engineers dedicated to shaping the future of FMCG manufacturing.

Please note: This position falls under IR35 regulations and will be paid via an umbrella company. Immediate availability is preferred, and candidates with short notice periods are encouraged to apply.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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