Maintenance Engineer
to £35,586 + overtime + benefits

Location: Downham Market

Description: Multi skilled maintenance engineer required to undertake both PPM and reactive breakdown repair on a range of plant and equipment associated with a busy mill environment.

Our client has been established for more than half a century and are market leaders in the formulation, development and manufacture of animal feed solutions for customers throughout the UK, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, are now seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic multi skilled shift maintenance engineer to complement their professional multidisciplinary engineering teams.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager and working on a rotating 4 days on, 4 days off 12hr shifts basis, the successful candidate will be tasked with carrying out a range of PPM and reactive maintenance and breakdown repairs on a range of plant and equipment to ensure minimal downtime and production targets are achieved.

You will be responsible for proactively undertaking plant maintenance in accordance with the planned schedule and will liaise extensively with the manufacturing team to ensure production interruptions are minimised and issues escalated promptly as required.

Adhering to relevant Health, Safety and hygiene standards, policies and procedures at all times and ensuring compliance to relevant legislation and a safe working environment, you will ensure that all relevant maintenance records are accurately recorded and maintained along with maintaining adequate resources of materials and equipment through effective liaison with suppliers to ensure the needs of the department are met.

Other responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) assessing production requirements with the management team to reallocate resources to meet the changing needs of the customer or business, driving continuous improvement activities to ensure efficiency, quality and performance targets are exceeded whilst operating within budgetary and timescale constraints as applicable, and liaising with other internal and external customers as appropriate to ensure efficient communication and all requirements are met.

To be considered for this varied and challenging opportunity it is envisaged that the successful candidates will have completed a relevant engineering apprenticeship and demonstrate appropriate engineering qualifications (minimum 17th Edition IEE regs certificate and C&G or above) along with at least 3 years’ experience gained within a manufacturing or production engineering team based environment. You will demonstrate solid experience of working to Health and Safety and Environmental regulations and possess previous CMMS systems experience as well as being comfortable in using the MS suite of packages.

This is a genuinely great opportunity to join an established and professional organisation offering both stability and progression to suitably experienced engineers along with an attractive remuneration package.

Contact the Maintenance Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.