Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer in Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK

Employer: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK


Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 per annum, negotiable, inc benefits, OTE

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer job near Rugby. 4 on, 4 off continental shifts.

Your new company
Butchers Petcare is a growing International business with a UK Head Office located in Northamptonshire near Rugby. They are a family firm with values based on honesty, ethical behaviour and devotion. They are currently the second largest brand of wet can dog food within the UK and number three in total dog food production. Over the last 25 years their packaging has undergone substantial changes and the product range has greatly increased. In order to continually meet increasing customer demand they have built a new bespoke modern & efficient factory, which has enabled them to significantly increase production capability. Further investment in new equipment including robotics has taken place recently and more is planned for the near future.

Your new role
You'll provide an effective engineering maintenance service by means of the application of electrical/mechanical skills in fault-finding/diagnostics, planned preventative maintenance practices and electrical/mechanical installation. Your main duties will include:

  • Follow/apply effective safe working in accordance with Approved Codes of Practice governing working with electrical/mechanical plant and equipment.
  • Carry out planned preventative electrical/mechanical maintenance as directed by the Company's computerised maintenance management systems.
  • Apply systematic diagnostics in electrical/mechanical engineering in order to minimise the impact of plant failures/breakdowns.
  • Undertake electrical/mechanical repairs, refurbishment and installation tasks
  • Actively participate /facilitate continuous improvements, initiatives, identifying and implementing manufacturing improvement opportunities.
  • Provide technical advice/support for electrical maintenance aspects on equipment procurement, installation and plant refurbishment projects.
  • Carry out electrical/mechanical maintenance activities to standards of hygiene/housekeeping appropriate to a food manufacturing environment.

What you'll need to succeed
You are an experienced Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer with a background in manufacturing. You have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship and hold the relevant qualifications. Your experience of repairing and maintaining manufacturing plant & equipment will be essential and you are adept at picking up different machinery quickly. You can demonstrate a real passion for your work and a will to succeed in your chosen career. You are enthusiastic, self-motivated and can work on your own initiative safely and efficiently. As an experienced team player, you recognise the experience and knowledge of others, are also willing to learn whist sharing your own knowledge for the good of the team.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary package of £34k-£36k and an extensive benefits package including a pension and a bonus scheme. Your hard work, passion and enthusiasm will be highly valued. You will be working for a family run business where everyone supports each other and enjoys the rewards of success. The company has exciting plans for the future so this is an excellent time to join them and be a part of their achievements.

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