Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer - Hertfordshire

Ingredients & Spices - Engineering
Ref: 290 Date Posted: Monday 04 Nov 2019
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Are you an experienced Mechanically biased Maintenance Engineer?


Are you a high performer, driven and tenacious, committed to delivering results?  


Are you looking for a new opportunity in an FMCG / Food environment?


We are currently looking for a talented Maintenance Engineer (with a Mechanical Bias) to join the established team at a leading food manufacturer based near Bishops Stortford.


Working on a shift, as part of a small team of engineers, you will support in the efficient and effective maintenance and repair of site assets. There will be a strong focus on driving site engineering efficiencies, minimizing equipment downtime and working to enhance the plant through continuous improvement.


The Role


  • Working to maximise, and enhance, the uptime of production machinery - ensuring standards are maintained and improved in accordance with expectations
  • Sharing responsibility for proactively engaging with production teams, and other engineers, to assist in supporting the agreed production plan
  • Conducting Reactive Repairs and maintenance to production machinery
  • Carrying out PPM’s
  • Ensuring that the site remains focused on the Health and Safety agenda


This is predominantly a Monday – Friday, double days (0600-1400, 1430-1900), working 2 Saturdays in 6 (on call 2 weekends in 6).


The Individual



  • Recognised Apprenticeship with Mechanical qualifications
  • City & Guilds Level 3 (or equivalent) qualifications


Preferred Experience

  • Prior work experience in Food Manufacturing, FMCG or similar environment and a passion for said
  • Evidence of safe working practices and a personal commitment to Health and Safety
  • Evidence of interpreting / recognising / meeting performance standards
  • Previous track record of delivering CI Improvements
  • Evidence of identifying and improving machine performance issues on a day to day basis


In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a very competitive basic salary (dependant on skills experience) plus overtime. You will also get the opportunity to work for a market leading business focussed on growth an innovation.


Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are a specialist food industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.