Electrical Maintenance Engineer

We are currently looking for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer based in the Leyland area on a temporary to permanent basis. This role is looking at paying around £18per hour Ltd. This role will be working days and night shifts.


  • To work as part of the shift team to maximise output whilst adhering to the agreed H&S, GMP and quality standards.
  • To respond promptly to breakdowns, diagnose the cause of the problem and complete the necessary repairs.
  • To complete a risk assessment prior to undertaking any engineering task and ensure that the work is completed safely and in accordance with any available work instruction.
  • To ensure that where the risk assessment highlights any potential risk of product contamination that all necessary precautions are taken to minimise this risk and to notify immediately the Team Leader/Supervisor if there is any possibility that product contamination may have occurred.
  • To maintain a record of all work undertaken using the company’s systems and communicate any outstanding matters to the following shift via the shift handover meeting.
  • To ensure that the company’s procedures are followed for the issuing and return of parts from the Engineering Stores.
  • To commit to your personal development by undertaking any necessary training.
  • To put forward suggestions to improve quality, commercials or other benefits to the company.
  • Continually improve safety record by reporting any physical safety risks and complying with H&S site standards.
  • To adhere to the culture of ‘clean as you go’, and ensure standards of hygiene and good housekeeping appropriate to a quality food manufacturer are maintained (GMP).
  • To work harmoniously with your colleagues and report any grievances to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • To undertake any other relevant duties as determined by the Team Leader / Packing Supervisor.

Skills and Qualifications

  • JIB Approved Electrician
  • Level 3 NVQ in electrical engineering
  • 2 years’ relevant industrial experience in a similar role
  • 17th Edition IEE Regulations