Location: Newark on Trent
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Jenna-Jayne Petty

Maintenance Engineer Nights

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Engineer at for a food manufacturer based in Newark, Nottingham

To provide a maintenance engineering service to the business unit buildings, plant and associated equipment that ensures 100% availability and reliability, that results in the safe and efficient production of chilled desserts.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Ensure all engineering maintenance and repair work is carried out within all statutory health, safety and environmental guidelines
  • Provide effective engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all plant and equipment
  • Build a strong working relationship with colleagues and the production team
  • Ensure accurate and timely records for all work carried out, root causes of failures and spares and consumables used
  • Manage contractors and issue work permits and audit their work in the absence of the senior engineer and maintenance manager
  • Ensure that daily inspections on all buildings, plant and equipment security and safety devices are fully operational.
  • Carry out all PPM equipment inspections on time as dictated by the PM system
  • To identify areas / opportunities for both self and operational improvement, and to communicate these appropriately to the maintenance manager
  • Provide holiday and sickness cover for other engineers when required
  • Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions, equipment and all special tools are readily available to all engineering staff
  • Ensure engineering workshop areas are kept clean and tidy, and company issued equipment is complete and in good condition
  • To perform other such duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility

Must Have:

  • Recognised electrical and / or mechanical qualifications or time served apprenticeship
  • Previous experience in FMCG environment in a maintenance capacity
  • Competent electrical / electronic / mechanical fault finding and analysis skills
  • Flexible working attitude to ensure required work levels are achieved
  • Self-managing - Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team


  • Experience of food / packaging manufacturing environment in a maintenance capacity
  • Understanding of PLC and computer controlled equipment
  • Working knowledge and experience of site services - steam, compressed air, refrigeration, water, H&V

Hours of work are Night shift, 4 on 4 off, 5.45pm - 5.45am

Salary for this role starts from £40,000 plus additional £3000 Shift Premium.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call 07718 763550 or 0116 478 0998.

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