Multi Skilled Engineer

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    £42000 - £45000 per annum

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    Alexandra Maddison

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iO Associates are proud to partner with a Food Manufacturer based near Burnley in the search for a Multi-Skilled Engineer. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team, where you can expand your engineering knowledge within the team and progress within your career.

As the Multi-Skilled Engineer, you will have the opportunity to assist with the day-to-day repair and maintenance of the machinery, equipment, and facilities. The primary goal of the role is to ensure the production operations are running peak efficiency.

Main tasks:

  • Maintain and improve PPM schedules.
  • Opportunity to attend breakdowns, fault find and rectify to minimize machinery downtime (mechanical, electrical and pneumatics).
  • Autonomy to fit breakdowns where possible and escalate when an external contractor is needed.
  • Ensure the machinery and equipment are safe to use at all times.
  • Opportunity to liaise with heads of departments, regarding installation of new equipment and ensuring relevant paperwork is completed.
  • Manage external contractors onsite for repairs and servicing, ensuring all contractors fill in required paperwork and are following correct procedures.
  • Assist the production team in disassembling certain equipment required for cleaning.

You will need:

  • 2+ years experience working within an FMCG Manufacturer (Food & Beverage is desirable)
  • Apprentice time served or Formal Engineering Qualification
  • Track record in Electrical fault finding/basic installation
  • Self-motivated, have a desire to learn and innovative thinking.
  • Experience working with PLCs - Fault finding essential, programming desirable
  • TIG Welding skills
  • Electrical / Mechanical / Pneumatic knowledge

You will be working a rotating shift pattern of 07:00 - 3:30 Monday to Friday and then the following week 15:30 to 02:00 Monday to Thursday. In return for this, you will receive a salary of £42,000 - £45,000 (DOE) alongside some great benefits such as 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension contribution, life assurance, Medicash plan and wellbeing initiatives throughout the year!

This is a great step-up opportunity and one not to miss. If you meet most of the criteria and would like to find out more, please reach out today!