Job Details


Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Ref: CPW0051 Salary: £Competitive Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

We are currently looking for a Multi Skilled Engineer to join our Engineering team. The ideal candidate must have both an Electrical and Mechanical background and experience of working on high speed lines in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods business. As part of this role you will be required to work a shift pattern of 12 hours rotating between 6am – 6pm or 6pm to 6am on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.


Key Responsibilities of the role include:

·       Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production & plant equipment whilst driving efficiencies through continuous improvement activities.

·       Execute maintenance procedures and prioritise all work in line with plant needs and production availability.

·       Complete regular checks and testing on all plant to ensure they are operating within specification.(recorded appropriately)

·       Ensure that Health and Safety and Quality procedures are followed, ensuring that standards are maintained i.e. work in a tidy, clean, safe, structured and professional manner.

·       Comply with all Corporate, Health and Safety and Environmental rules, standards and legislation (including 17th edition IEE Wiring Regulations for multi-skilled).


Skills and competencies required for this role:


·       Extensive experience of working in an automated FMCG environment

·       Extensive experience of working with processing and packaging machinery

·       Mechanical qualification City & Guilds or NVQ L3 equivalent

·       Electrical qualification City & Guilds or NVQ L3 equivalent

·       17th Edition electrical qualification

·       Experience of troubleshooting and resolving PLC & Robotic issues

·       Detailed experience of carrying out reactive, planned, preventative and predictive maintenance

·       Working knowledge of leading continuous improvement and SMED projects

·       Knowledge of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)



·       Can do approach to problems

·       Ability to work independently and manage self and time

·       Ability to communicate well with all levels of staff and contractors within the business

·       Works well as part of a team

·       Detailed problem solving abilities and experience of formal problem solving techniques

·       Basic Lean Six Sigma qualifications (yellow or ideally green belt)



Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Claire Pitchford

Tel: 01303 220844


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