Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our client in Doncaster!

Maintenance Engineer (Food Manufacturing – not meat produce)
£42,370 + shift handover pay (equates to extra £10,000 on top of salary)
Sunday to Thursday 10pm to 6am + 30 minute paid shift handover
Doncaster (DN8)

We are recruiting a Maintenance Engineer for a leading food production company in Doncaster. This is a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operations of our client’s production facility. Responsible for both Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and reactive maintenance using Shire systems.

The Company

Leading food production company committed to delivering high-quality products to consumers. Operating in a fast-paced environment, we prioritise safety, efficiency, and innovation in all aspects of their operations. Our client supplies the big brand supermarkets with their products which are seen in households UK wide and even supply to Expats in Australia.

Benefits include:

  • 23 days + 8 days bank holiday
  • Contributory pension
  • Westfield Health cash back scheme
  • Discounted products
  • Paid breaks
  • Overtime paid at time and a half.

Shift Pattern:

Fixed Night Shift:
10pm to 6am Sun to Thurs

What will the Maintenance Engineer be required to do?

  • Conduct maintenance on machinery, fixtures, fittings, and buildings, including electrical systems.
  • Respond promptly to emergency maintenance situations.
  • Collaborate with production and technical staff to identify areas for maintenance and engineering improvements.
  • Manage the ordering and organisation of plant/machinery items and spares.
  • Ensure thorough documentation control for all maintenance activities.
  • Execute all Planned Preventative Maintenance on schedule to company standards.
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues to swiftly resolve any operational issues.
  • Monitor machinery performance and proactively initiate improvement measures to minimise downtime.
  • Communicate safety issues, quality concerns, and machinery problems effectively.
  • Support production improvements, projects, and reconfigurations as needed.
  • Implement work in accordance with relevant business processes and quality systems.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the production department.

What we need from the Maintenance Engineer?

  • 17th or 18th Edition BS7671 certification – desirable
  • Mechanical/Electrical apprenticeship or qualifications
  • Previous experience in maintenance role, preferable in a factory environment
  • HACCP – desirable

Does this sound like your next role?

If you are a proactive and skilled Maintenance engineer looking to thrive in a fast paced food production environment, we invite you to apply.

If calling the office, please ask for Kristy or Jess


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