JOB TITLE: Mechanical Engineer Manufacturing - (Flint)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Flint
Job Reference : 13239CJ Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/10/2017
 
Salary & Benefits : £35800 - £36700 per annum + Pen, Bon, Hol,
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

A fantastic opportunity to join an award winning multinational business within FMCG manufacturing. With over 60 years history and the leading manufacturer of their product in the market place they truly are a great stable business to work within. If you enjoy operating as a hands on maintenance engineer, fixing predominantly mechanical and some electrical issues on a large number of fast moving production lines this role could be for you.


Job Description

Maintenance Engineer (Manufacturing)
Paying £35,800 including shift allowance (Rising to £36700 after probation)
UK Top Employer 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
4 on 4 off (2 days, 2 nights, 12 hour shifts)
Based in Flint (Flintshire)

The Opportunity

A fantastic opportunity to join an award winning multinational business within FMCG manufacturing. With over 60 years history and the leading manufacturer of their product in the market place they truly are a great stable business to work within. If you enjoy operating as a hands on maintenance engineer, fixing predominantly mechanical and some electrical issues on a large number of fast moving production lines this role could be for you. Their product range is centred on helping people stay healthy and is constantly adopting to changing customer and regulatory demands. If you are a hands on mechanical engineer with some electrical exposure, used to working in FMCG or similar manufacturing environment, please don't hesitate to apply.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced mechanical maintenance engineer with a decent electrical understanding. You may be a time served engineer, or you may have come from a forces background and moved into manufacturing. The key traits the client looks for are, people who want to contribute new ideas, who will embrace continuous improvement, have strong fault finding and hands on maintenance experience and are team players. You'll be accustomed dealing with planned and reactive maintenance, responding to breakdowns, equipment repair, managing stock and spares, complying with health and safety etc. Essentially the usual stuff, but working for a business that's won the UK top employment award for the past 4 years, meaning you'll be looked after, developed, made to feel wanted and will work with a great bunch of people. The plant has recently had some big investment, mainly on the CI side at the start of this year and they have seen big improvements off the back of this, but there are still more to go, would you like to be part of this journey.

The Candidate

The role requires a committed individual that will be prepared to work in a shift based environment, you'll enjoy working in part of a team, usually there are 4 engineers on shift overseeing around 20 lines. You'll be the mechanical bias, but some basic electrical skills are required as well.

You'll be a team player, a good communicator, loyal and looking to bring new ideas to the table to help improve the engineering department overall.

Ideally you'll be time served, but we can also consider people from a forces background if they have gained FMCG or similar experience alongside this. You'll be very hands on working from fault to fault, this is not a line based role, but more of a traditional engineering maintenance department fixing given faults when they occur type of role.

We need you to be qualified, whether this be via NVQ, HNC, C&G or equivalent.

Qualifications

Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification L2/3 C&G/NVQ/HNC/HND all welcome
FMCG, Food, Packaging Manufacturing Experience
Time Served background (preferred)
Willing to work a shift based role
Basic electrical understanding or qualification would be nice

The Company

A fantastic opportunity to join an award winning multinational business within FMCG manufacturing. With over 60 years history and the leading manufacturer of their product in the market place they truly are a great stable business to work within. American owned and with multiple UK plants and facilities also in Germany they have well over 900 employees and are a well-regarded local employer.

The Package

£35,800 including shift allowance (Rising to £36700 after probation)
Company Bonus 5% (not guaranteed)
Pension 5% employee 8% employer
28 days holiday (increases up to 23 + 8 based on years' service)
Health Insurance
Death in Service
Shift 4 on 4 off 2 days 2 nights' 12 hour shifts

The Agency

Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.


Job Keywords

mechanical fitter, fault finding, PPM, testing, process technician, mechanical engineer, mechanical technician, manufacturing engineer, operator, electrical, manufacturing, fmcg, automotive, production, packaging, food, multiskilled,



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