Maintenance Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • Rochester, Kent
  • Atlas Recruitment Group

Job Title Maintenance Engineer

Reporting To: Maintenance Manager

Location: Rochester, Kent

My client, a world-renowned company within the food industry, are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join the Rochester based team. You will be working within an established team of professionals who will all have a similar skill set and background to yourself, so you will be able to interact with like-minded individuals on a daily basis.

Job Purpose:

To be an effective member of the maintenance team and to support the running of the

factory by resolving breakdowns and by delivering planned maintenance, whilst ensuring work is carried out to the highest possible standard.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities:

* Responsible for reactive and proactive maintenance work; including breakdowns and planned maintenance to the packaging machinery

* Attend breakdowns and keep machinery down-time to a minimum

* Drive and initiate continuous improvement across the factory to enhance quality, efficiency, performance, safety and waste reduction

* Responsible for completion of PPM tasks and daily checks in a timely manner

* Work with our CMMS system, work orders and spares etc

* Help and assist in the training of others and identify own training needs

* Ensure all work carried out adheres to the Company's food standard practices

* Ensure all work undertaken is completed adhering to the Company's Hygiene Code of Practice and Health and Safety requirements

* Make sure all work carried out is legally compliant with Health and Safety standards

* Maintaining tools and equipment to a safe working condition

* Develop and maintain good working relationship with the Operations Manager

* Provide support to other engineering teams as required

* Carry out and other reasonable duties associated with the role or projects assigned to meet the overall objectives of the role

What we are looking for in you:

* Previous experience working with high speed packing machinery

* Experience of mechanical handling equipment, conveyors, elevators, and milling equipment

* Strong knowledge of bearings, pneumatics, electrical control systems and fault finding

* Experienced in planned breakdowns and planned maintenance

* Good organisational and multi-tasking skills

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office and CMMS

* Experienced in completing routine checks and preventative maintenance

* Willingness to work flexibly as part of a rotating shift system.

* Excellent health and safety awareness

Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive

Shift: Variation of 4 on 4 off days and nights

As a Maintenance Engineer working with this company, you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary You will also be entitled to an excellent range of benefits.

If you are interested in this role, please click 'APPLY' and submit your CV for immediate consideration.

All successful candidates will be contacted within two working days of application.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: DJ031A