Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer


DN38, North-East Lincs


Monday - Friday 45 hrs per week

6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm rotating shift pattern

A long-established food manufacturing company, with a strong focus on its core values including its people, and its environmental impact and sustainability, are looking for a mechanical bias machinery maintenance engineer to their engineering function.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that the company site, equipment and machinery is maintained and repairs are completed at all times in line with company standards, while utilising experience, knowledge and initiative to identify opportunities for preventive maintenance, optimisation and continuous improvement.

Specific responsibilities:

  • On morning shift, check, test and start up line machinery in preparation for production start.
  • On afternoon shift, complete post-production checks of machinery and ensure production lines are shutdown.
  • Complete all mechanical PPMs to schedule.
  • React in a timely manner to repair breakdowns of mechanical equipment, machinery and facilities to minimise production downtime.
  • Minor maintenance and repair of building fabrications as and when required.
  • Supporting with loading and unloading of machinery during commissioning/decommissioning.
  • Optimising production line machinery to reduce breakdowns and maintenance requirements.
  • Ensure that all work undertaken is within Health & Safety guidelines and safe working practices are adhered to at all times, including wearing PPE as appropriate, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees.
  • Maintain good housekeeping, comply with and promote environmental policies and ensure the company operates in compliance with all relevant industry legislation.
  • Data input and thorough maintenance of spreadsheets, paperwork and records.
  • Undertake any other relevant duties as and when requested by management.

Person specification

  • Minimum 4 years' experience within engineering
  • Experience within FMCG/fast paced production environment, ideally food manufacturing
  • Relevant engineering/discipline qualifications
  • Lean Manufacturing / 6 Sigma training/knowledge beneficial
  • Food hygiene training/certificates beneficial
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good time-keeping and reliability
  • Able to adapt to changing needs within the business

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