Mechanical Engineer - day shift | Futures
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Preston
MAR-ERICA-4
August 7, 2019

About the role


We have a fantastic new opportunity available for a leading food manufacturer. Here at Futures, we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer (DAY SHIFT) due to the continued growth and expansion of the company.

Reporting into the Engineering Manager you will take responsibility for both proactive and reactive maintenance duties within this fast-paced production environment. As a key member of the Engineering team, you will share responsibility for achieving budgeted machine performance targets and ensuring the machines are kept running to peak performance within the manufacturing unit.

Key responsibilities;

To complete planned maintenance, fault finding and breakdown repairs, installation and modification to plant and services.
Maintain and repair plant and equipment to high Engineering, Quality, Safety and Hygiene standards
Ensure all Engineering work is carried out in an efficient and effective manner, in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice, Health and Safety Legislation and current Company Standards
It is desirable for you to have knowledge of HACCP and COSHH.
Learn and understand the correct operation of each piece of equipment so as to know what effect there is on parameter changes and what can be achieved by the equipment
Fault diagnose and complete breakdown repairs of process equipment, bakery manufacturing plant, packaging equipment and site services
Manage your workload and time plan seeking out improvements and running repairs
Undertake training and up-skilling programmes as directed by business needs and to keep abreast of technological advancements and maintain skill level
You will need to facilitate a speedy response to all plant stoppages and to help plan / implement modifications to new and existing equipment.
Ensure an in depth-handover is provided to oncoming shift, to include Engineering, manufacturing & warehouse issues
Be available to cover for holidays and sickness with appropriate notice
Undertake any other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of the role

Successful Multi Skilled Engineers will be/have;

Previous experience of working within a food/FMCG manufacturing environment
Time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline, holding an Mechanical Engineering HND / HNC / BTech / ONC / C&G Level 3 qualifications or higher
Degree / HND or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering

Why work here?

The company value their people and want to provide a platform to be creative and grow to their full potential. Rewarding employees is important and they will recognise achievement to give the best experience whilst working with them. They continuously strive to celebrate the success and over a great award scheme

The salary for this role also includes a good pension along with other benefits.

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