Electrical Maintenance Engineer – Shift

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Food / FMCG

We are recruiting an Electrical / Elecrically biased Maintenance Engineer to work for a large food manufacturer based near Chorley. This is a 12 week initial contract that will be made into permanent position for the right candidate.

The role:

12 Hour shifts 6-6 (Days & Nights) working an average of 42 hours per week.

Performing planned and reactive maintenance as required with the aim of reducing production down time.

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.

Continually improve safety record by reporting any physical safety risks and complying with H&S site standards.

Respond promptly to breakdowns, diagnose the cause of the problem and complete the necessary repairs.

Completing 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.

Ensuring that where the risk assessment highlights any potential risk of product contamination that all necessary precautions are taken to minimise this risk. Notifying Team Leader/Supervisor immediately if there is any possibility that product contamination may have occurred.

The ideal candidate

  • Apprentice trained engineer, HNC or a minimum of NVQ level 3 in Elecrical Engineering or similar.
  • 17th / 18th Edition wiring regulations.
  • Minimum of 3 years previous FMCG / Food industry maintenance experience.
  • Previous experince of working shifts.

In return our client offer a starting salary of £37,000 – £41,000 dependant on suitable experience. Training may also be provided should it be required in certain areas.

If this position is of interest please “Apply NOW”