Our client is a brand leader within their own industry. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Engineer for day to day, hands on factory floor maintenance work. The successful candidate will require an above average work ethic and availability to work overtime when and as required to ensure the plant remains fully operational.
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for the day-to-day, hands-on factory floor maintenance work.
Carrying out maintenance, fault finding and repair on confectionery manufacturing equipment
Ensuring minimum downtime during any production breakdown.
Responding to breakdowns and carrying out repairs, ensuring production is maximised
Monitoring machine performance and carrying out necessary improvements
Qualified to HNC/HND level or equivalent within a relevant Mechanical discipline or possessing equivalent experience.
Experience of working within a manufacturing environment with production equipment
Hands-on Engineer with a "can-do" attitude and desire to understand and improve the manufacturing process.
Strong knowledge of process and packing equipment within the food industry
Experience of working with Cut & Wrap Machines, VFFS Equipment and Twist Wrapping Machines
Experience with various PLC controlled systems is advantageous.