Maintenance Engineer

Location : Rochester, Kent, England
Job Ref : LB54
Consultant : Lewis Bradley
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £42k per year


LB54: Maintenance Engineer

Location: Rochester, Kent

Salary: £42,000


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting one of our established and expanding businesses in the search for a Maintenance Engineer.

This is a shift pattern position, 4 on 4 off days and nights .Day shift will be 6am-6pm and Night shift will be 6pm-6am, both with 1.5 hr break. It will be 36.75 hours per week.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be an effective member of the maintenance team.
  • Efficiently carry out any assigned task or duty.
  • Provide flexibility when required for the good of the business and the team.
  • To understand and contribute to achieving the goals of the business.
  • Be prepared to develop the necessary skills and to efficiently carry out all maintenance team member tasks.
  • To ensure the safety of oneself and others at all times.
  • Contribute to and help implement continuous improvement, so as to enhance quality, efficiency, safety and waste reduction.
  • Work as part of an effective response team on breakdowns and/or emergency repairs.
  • Responsible for ensuring daily checks are carried out efficiently and in a timely manner and documented as required.
  • To ensure all works carried out are compliant with Health and Safety requirements.
  • Enter any maintenance on work request forms as required.
  • Help & assist in the training of others and identify own training needs.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical/Mechanical qualification (City and Guilds or equivalent apprenticeship).
  • 17th Edition desirable
  • Working PLC knowledge and experience.
  • Previous experience in the food manufacturing industry.
  • Previous experience in providing engineering support on production and packing lines.
  • Ability to follow instructions and use own initiative.
  • Excellent health and safety awareness.
  • Experienced in installations, breakdowns and planned maintenance.
  • Experienced in routine checks and identification of preventative measures.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Competent in report writing.
  • Able to work unsupervised.

Location: Rochester, Kent

Salary: £42,000

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