Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £38000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Sarah Bickerdike

Maintenance Engineer Food Manufacturing

Job Description

Our client is a highly successful food manufacturing company in Leicester. Due to continued success they are now looking to recruit a multi skilled Maintenance Engineer

The Maintenance Engineer will be working as part of a team responsible for ensuring that nominated equipment and machinery is maintained in line and repaired when necessary to be available and fit for their purpose during production time; ensuring system is kept up to date and PPMs are completed; all aspects of site services repairs are managed effectively and efficiently to ensure the upkeep of the site is maintained; adherence at all times to Health and Safety / Food Safety codes; and having a close working relationship with Production and other business functions.

Duties include:

Electrical and mechanical diagnostic/fault finding techniques and the application of remedial work in a breakdown situation.

Electrical/mechanical competences, welding, basic machining, and fabrication skills are required to enable the engineer to carry out various "general maintenance" tasks within the engineering field.

Root cause analysis carried out on line performance and stoppages


Production line monitoring

H&S checks and equipment compliant, in place and working

The working hours are: 4 on 4 off: 2 nights / 2 day shifts working 6-6

The successful Maintenance Engineer should have a proven multi skilled maintenance engineer background, and solid mechanical and electrical experience. (Food manufacturing / FMCG experience would be highly advantageous.) You should have expert root cause analysis / problem solving skills, and a minimum qualification of City and Guilds / NVQ Electrical Engineering or equivalent. On a personal level you should be able to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, commitment, reliability; have a professional approach at all times; work collaboratively with other departments to achieve best business outcome and have a delivery focussed mind-set whilst demonstrating flexibility to adapt and solve problems

Salary for the Maintenance Engineer role is £38,000 per annum

If you are interested in the Maintenance Engineer role please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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