Location: Kent, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 5 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Mark Boyes

Mark Boyes

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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical Bias)

Job Description

Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer (Manufacturing) - Offsite Manufacturing - £40K-45K + Package - Northfleet, Kent

This is an opportunity to join an exciting new business within the Berkeley Group at an early
stage of the project. This strategic new venture is being established to produce volumetric
modules on behalf of Berkeley Group which are specifically designed and engineered for the
residential housing sector to help create high performing, high quality and comfortable
homes for people to enjoy living in.

As Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer you will initially be responsible for helping create a
150,000 sq. ft. green field advanced manufacturing facility and assist with the factory fit,
machinery install & commissioning processes. These core processes will include maintenance
systems and facilities engineering support, and will need to be closely integrated with
production, factory logistics and HSEQ processes. The initial work will cover setting up new
systems of work to support the maintenance of equipment and factory infrastructure.
Installation support for OEM's to install advanced production technologies into the new
manufacturing facility.

Once the factory is established, the focus will switch to ensure day-to-day that production is
able to deliver to the required output levels, which will mean the facility and associated
advanced manufacturing technologies are kept operational at all times. As such, the Multi
skilled Manufacturing Engineers will be responsible for providing the production team with
the equipment & support to ensure productivity and manufactured product quality targets
are met, whilst ensuring a safe working environment for the production team, It will be
essential to work very closely with all stakeholders from across the business and help develop
and evolve robust solutions.

Initial Duties to Go-Live:

  • Designing the layout of the plant maintenance workshop
  • Identify & procure all equipment and tooling for the above workshop
  • In line with the TPM strategy, catalogue strategic spare parts inventory for the facility and the manufacturing equipment
  • Support the integration and development of CAD/CAM systems
  • Support the integration and development of the MES system
  • Assist with repair and troubleshooting of plant and equipment
  • Catalogue all tooling, service and maintenance requirements for plant & infrastructure
  • Help to design and implement Total Production Management (TPM) processes to support production operations
  • Assist with the training of the production teams in the TPM processes
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments to support safe and efficient maintenance operations
  • Support OEMs and third party agencies for the installation of new machinery / equipment
  • Play an active role in the manufacturing facility commissioning process, including programme of sample production / prototyping

Skills and Qualifications:

  • HNC/HND or Degree level in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years Previous experience within a fast paced automated production environment including hydraulic, pneumatic, servo drives and PLC systems is essential
  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulic & pneumatics & mechanical systems
  • Machine & mechanical installation experience
  • Although not essential, experienced of a greenfield factory environment would be desirable
  • Basic machining & welding experience essential
  • Understanding of CAD/CAM systems would be advantageous
  • Thorough experience within a Lean Manufacturing Culture, the ability to work as part of a team and desire to train and pass on knowledge to the team

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ability to inspire
  • Ability to influence
  • Strong work ethic
  • Tenacious
  • Self-aware
  • Strong team ethic
  • Ambition to achieve

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Mark Boyes at Barker Ross on 07808628040 or email your CV to

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in white collar construction recruitment including roles such as site manager, Contracts managers, project managers and site engineers and we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to me


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment 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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