Multi Skilled Engineer

Location Salisbury
Discipline: Engineering & Technical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £42k (c)
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Job ref: REF: 7031
Published: 23 days ago
Expiry date: 26 Aug 2022 23:59

Our client's vision is to be the leading name in their industry across the UK and of course, they want the best people in place to achieve this. Their continued success is built entirely on the talented people who work here, so employee development is important to them because everyone is a valued member of the team, and they want every individual to have the skills and capabilities to achieve both their own personal goals and the business goals. They want good people to join the company, to help their company continue to go from strength to strength. If this sounds like you please read on!

Job Purpose

To maintain a wide range of production equipment as well as general maintenance and installation within the business, on line fault finding and process development on a day to day basis with responsibility of working on one’s own initiative during shifts, reporting to the Lead Engineer.

Role Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for ensuring personal day to day compliance with Health and Safety and legal and quality systems.

  • Production Downtime kept to 2% or below through planned preventative maintenance and quick and efficient management of breakdowns.

  • Involvement in projects, continuous improvement, and productivity improvement projects.

  • Deliver maintenance programme in line with planned preventative maintenance vision.

  • Carrying out maintenance work with due diligence and in compliance with Health and Safety and legal and quality systems.

  • Communicating unscheduled downtime to the Lead Engineer, Engineering Manager or Production Manager and the corrective action required and root cause if this has been identified.

  • All works performed following a ‘clean as you go’ ethic in accordance with good manufacturing practise

  • Responsible for ensuring the workshop and individual toolboxes are maintained to the highest standards and in line with Good Manufacturing Practise “GMP” standards

  • Identification of improvements that can be made to production lines or individual machinery or other operations.

  • Ensuring that engineering supplies requested as appropriate to engineering works being carried out.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Qualified, multi-skilled engineer.

  • The role requires an individual who has broad experience with some gained in food manufacturing/ processing

  • Strong independent working skills

  • PC literate


  • Experience of Lean/continuous improvement type environment.

  • Previous working experience gained in an FMCG environment.

The work pattern for this role is nights, four on four off.

Get in touch with Debbie if you have the skills to suit our Multi Skilled Engineer vacancy.