Multi-Skilled Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
£30k - £40k pa
12 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

You have the chance to join a growing food manufacturing business that have invested heavily in new equipment & new products. As a result of their expansion, they are in need of a Multi-Skilled Engineer to be based from their site in the Birmingham area.

Client Details

This business have an excellent market reputation & as a result have been able to secure more business & develop new products for key retailers. To cement their success, they have invested in new equipment & increased the site capacity. As a Multi-Skilled Engineer you will be part of an established team & working on both mechanical & electrical equipment.


This business are in need of a Multi-Skilled Engineer with a mechanical bias who will be working as part of a team, leading the implementation of efficient reactive & preventative maintenance processes. This is an exciting opportunity to be able to interact cross functionally in order to improve their engineering efficiency. You will also be required to work alone as well as part of a team & some key responsibilities include:

  • Receive shift handover information from engineering team leader/engineering supervisor
  • Agree/understand upcoming activities and priorities
  • Review plan with Engineering supervisor/shift manager for any up and coming availability of assets for P.M. and remedial work opportunities
  • Liaise with operations and engineering teams to ensure that your activities are understood and briefed to the teams
  • Ensure accurate information recording on CMMS/Shift reports/log books
  • Manage standards of conduct & performance by "leading by example"
  • Update shift report in conjunction with Team Leader to ensure fully documented handover to oncoming shift
  • Manage your breaks in conjunction with Team leader/Engineering supervisor maintaining production needs to ensure that lines run to their optimal performance
  • Ensure all required components are identified for planned engineering tasks
  • Support Engineering supervisor to ensure that training needs are identified in order to achieve the required standards of performance, quality and Health & Safety
  • Complete all documentation relevant to the tasks performed
  • Ensure that the maintenance of all machinery is carried on timely basis in alignment with the PM plan
  • Ensure operating and maintenance documents diagnostic instructions are available
  • In conjunction with Engineering supervisor identify training & development


A Multi-skilled Engineer, ideally with experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment ideally food, beverage or packaging. The successful applicant will have:

  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent
  • Recognised electrical and/or mechanical qualifications
  • Understanding of PLC & computer controlled equipment
  • Experience of working with PLCs (Siemens S7, S5 & Alan Bradley)
  • Competent electrical / electronic fault finding and analysis skills
  • Able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
  • Sound communication & training skills

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered between £30,000 - £45,000

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