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Maintenance Engineer

Barker Ross



£42000 - £43000/annum


Posted: 24/11/2021

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Engineer at for a food manufacturer based in Leicester

To provide a maintenance engineering service to the business unit buildings, plant and associated equipment that ensures 100% availability and reliability, that results in the safe and efficient production of chilled desserts.

Role Accountabilities:

Ensure all engineering maintenance and repair work is carried out within all statutory health, safety and environmental guidelines
Provide effective engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all plant and equipment
Build a strong working relationship with colleagues and the production team
Ensure accurate and timely records for all work carried out, root causes of failures and spares and consumables used
Manage contractors and issue work permits and audit their work in the absence of the senior engineer and maintenance manager
Ensure that daily inspections on all buildings, plant and equipment security and safety devices are fully operational.
Carry out all PPM equipment inspections on time as dictated by the PM system
To identify areas / opportunities for both self and operational improvement, and to communicate these appropriately to the maintenance manager
Provide holiday and sickness cover for other engineers when required
Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions, equipment and all special tools are readily available to all engineering staff
Ensure engineering workshop areas are kept clean and tidy, and company issued equipment is complete and in good condition
To perform other such duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility

Must Have:

Recognised electrical and / or mechanical qualifications or time served apprenticeship
Previous experience in FMCG environment in a maintenance capacity
Competent electrical / electronic / mechanical fault finding and analysis skills
Flexible working attitude to ensure required work levels are achieved
Self-managing - Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team


Experience of food / packaging manufacturing environment in a maintenance capacity
Understanding of PLC and computer controlled equipment
Working knowledge and experience of site services - steam, compressed air, refrigeration, water, H&V

Hours of work are 6pm to 6am, 3/3/4/4 shift - Starting Salary £43,000

Salary for this role starts from £40,000 plus additional £3000 Shift Premium.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call (phone number removed) or (phone number removed).


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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