Site Services Engineer.

  • Middlewich, Cheshire
  • Up to £30000 per annum

Site Services Engineer

  • Middlewich, Cheshire
  • Up to £30000 per annum
  • Posted March 14, 2024

The Recruitment Co are recruiting for a Site Services Engineer for our client based in Middlewich, who are a market leader in the confectionery industry.

The hours of work are:

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 4pm and Friday: 7:30am – 11:30am

The salary is £30,000 per annum

All agreed company benefits, pension, paid holidays, sick pay scheme as stated in the employee handbook

Purpose of the Role:

To operate, maintain and monitor site services plant performance.
Record plant and equipment operating conditions, collect data, log and analyse results to align with site compliance requirements whilst maintaining operational reliability.
Providing effective, efficient, timely response to plant breakdowns & ensuring planned maintenance is completed on time and in full as per the site PPM requirements.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Maintain a clean, safe & organised working environment
  • Always demonstrate safe behaviour and conform to all safe systems of work
  • Support a culture that enhances awareness to reduce accidents and near misses
  • Carry out duties ensuring the site achieves and maintains required GMP standards
  • Ownership of Site services plant including Boilers, Steam & condensate; Effluent plant and water services, Fire alarms and testing; Compressed air services; Hydraulics; Refrigeration & HVAC
  • Responsible for the execution of the Maintenance plan for all site service equipment & record work done or required on CMMS (Shire)
  • Provide technical feedback and analysis on daily issues as they arise
  • Liaise with Engineering Leadership to communicate issues, corrective actions, and timescales
  • Ensuring Contractors are compliant where relevant on site
  • Maintain adequate records in line with current legislation.
  • Insurance inspection preparations in line with written scheme.
  • Carry out basic electrical repairs and liaise with electrical contractor where necessary.
  • Meter readings and utilities improvements
  • Drive improvements on environmental and energy consumption
  • Attend Services Plant breakdowns & ensure that all measures taken are recorded on CMMS (Shire)
  • Provide feedback for improving the planned maintenance system
  • Order spare parts & assist in maintaining sites engineering store
  • Liaise with contractors & issue permits (if trained)
  • Assist with machinery installation and decommissioning
  • To communicate and escalate accordingly when assistance is required
  • Carry out routine equipment safety and maintenance inspections
  • Ensure all work conforms to statutory & safety requirements
  • Undertake the training of others as required for development and regulatory requirements
  • Identify own training needs and with manager agree a time plan for achieving this.
  • Contribute to and help implement continuous improvement, to enhance quality, safety, efficiency, and waste reduction.
  • Environmental services liaison
  • Calibration of site service specific equipment, pH probes, etc.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement teams as required
  • Communicate daily with Engineering Supervisor and Site Manager
  • To coach and train colleagues where required

Key skills required for the role:

  • To demonstrate the company values daily
  • Experienced Multi skilled engineer (electrical or mechanically) with experience in automation/FMCG equipment
  • Be punctual & reliable
  • Computer literate, able to use Microsoft Office & mobile device comfortably
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Highly motivated & a good work ethic
  • Good fault finding & problem-solving skills
  • Have an open learning mindset
  • Safety first mindset, COSHH awareness, WAH, confined spaces, etc
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team under pressure
  • Rational, logical detailed & uses a risk-based approach to decision making.
  • Will challenge status quo to drive continuous improvement
  • The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer


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

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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