Role details

Maintenance Engineer

Lancashire   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking Maintenance Engineer
  • To join leading foods manufacturer

About Our Client

Part of the €750 million Kepak Food Group, Kepak Convenience Foods is a rapidly growing division of the family owned business. They produce a range of delicious convenience food products for FMCG Retailers in the UK, Ireland and Europe. Their brands include Rustlers, Feasters and Speedy Snacks placing them as a brand leader in the Micro Snacking Category worth around £110m in the UK. The business prides itself on its ambition to develop the business, the brands and its people.

They invest heavily in researching consumer insights to develop the next generation of products for our branded and own label businesses. This has led to increased production volumes, capacity and capex investment on site in Kirkham, Lancashire. With this in mind Kepak are now looking to further strengthen the Maintenance team with the recruitment of 2 Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineers.

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for 2x multi skilled maintenance engineers to work at our state of the art food processing plant.

The successful candidate will welcome undertaking a broad range of tasks including providing speedy efficient response to any breakdowns, planned maintenance and business liaison. You will be pro-active in creating ideas, implementing solutions that will increase business productivity and contribute to the sites continuous improvement plans.

As Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias) you will report directly into the Site Maintenance Manager working a 4 on, 4 off days & nights shift pattern. This position will require a certain degree of flexibility including the ability to complete an initial training and probationary period whilst on day/night shift.

The Successful Applicant

These positions are crucial to the efficient running of the site, therefore the successful candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with internal departments/contractors.

As well as this to be considered for the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer roles you will have -

  • A minimum of NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent (Completion of engineering apprenticeship)
  • ONC in an electrical bias is desirable
  • Excellent fault finding skills
  • Demonstrate personality traits that include - Self-motivated, proactive, calm under pressure, timely and efficient
  • Mechanical skills - gears, bearing's, hydraulics etc
  • Knowledge of pneumatics
  • Ideally experience of working in a FMCG environment, non FMCG Manufacturing sectors will be considered
  • Good IT skills

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary circa £35,000 - £40,000 dependant on previous experience (plus excellent benefits)



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