Maintenance Engineer

Location Canterbury
Job Type Permanent
Salary £37750 - 40000 per year Overtime + Progression + Training
Contact Adam Waite
Call 07787 289 281
Reference AW/CT

Maintenance Engineer – Food, 4 on 4 off (Perm Days)

Up to £37,750K + generous overtime + 28 days of Holiday + pension + training

The Company

Our client specialises in the packaging and distribution of various vegetable products. With various sites throughout the UK and plants in Spain, this multimillion pound business can handle a huge variety of vegetables from potatoes to broccoli.

The business was founded over 20 years ago supplying fruit and vegetables to London markets, but through natural growth and acquisition they have become one the leading business in the UK market.

The Role

The business currently has need of a Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer to join their established team. The department has a tried and tested PPM schedule which is currently running at 60%, thus a lot of the day to day maintenance of the lines will revolve around the routine maintenance of the lines.

The Multiskilled Maintenance Engineers would also be required to work on any breakdowns that occur, including fault finding using a multimeter against engineering drawings. Lines include washers, multihead weighers, pumps, filters, belt conveyors (belt, chain and mesh), agitators, shakers, effluent plant, baggers, flow wrappers and pallet wrappers. Some site maintenance would also be required.

The role is roughly 50% mechanical and 50% electrical. Although all the lines are PLC controlled, the Multiskilled Maintenance Engineers would not need to go into the code and make any adjusts. It would be necessary to fault find on inputs and outputs against electrical drawings.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application you must have the following skills or attributes:

  • Time served Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer.
  • Must be able to fault find on electrical and Mechanically.
  • Must hold an electrical or mechanical qualification (City & Guilds or higher).

The Benefits

As the successful candidate you would have the opportunity to receive both in house and supplier. Long term there would also be the opportunity to move into supervisory roles as the Maintenance department expands.

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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