Maintenance Engineer (Multi-Skilled)

Maintenance Engineer (Multi-Skilled)
Full Time and Permanent

Our client, leading supplier and exporter of Scottish Seafood and Salmon products based in Buckie as an opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer (Multi-Skilled) to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

The Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for maintaining the facility and all equipment used in the manufacture of products and the operation of the business.

Key responsibilities will include, although not be limited to:

  • Maintaining and operating the preventative maintenance system that incorporates manufacturing & facility equipment.
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance
  • Responding to unplanned repairs and breakdowns
  • Fault diagnosing and repair of equipment
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Creating /modifying maintenance procedures
  • Managing stocks of spare parts
  • Calibration to relevant standards for key process and measurement equipment
  • Arranging 3rd parties to perform maintenance/calibration tasks where required
  • Controlling and maintaining tooling in manufacturing
  • Programming and machine setting as required

Other duties as required:

  • Modifying equipment to improve performance and efficiency
  • Installing & Commissioning new equipment

This position would suit a ‘hands-on’ candidate with relevant qualification and a strong background in maintenance engineering gained from within a modern lean manufacturing environment.

Essential experience and skills:

  • Competent in areas of electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex manufacturing processes
  • Strong engineering & technical knowledge
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and ability to manage own workload
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • IT competent
  • Have an electrical qualification or apprenticeship with experience, along with a mechanical engineering knowledge

It is preferred that candidates apply whom have experience working within a food processing sector environment, although must have experience working within a manufacturing environment.

The Maintenance Engineer will work day shift however do 1 week in every 3 on a back shift and must be flexible to work Saturday as and when required.

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate must be a driver with their own transport and live locally or be willing to re-locate to the area.

The successful candidate will receive a salary negotiable based on experience.


Ref: BE044

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