Maintenance Engineer (3 month FTC)

Oxfordshire £35,000 Permanent

Job Reference: 013078

A food manufacturing business based in Oxfordshire are recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer, this is an IMMEDIATE REQUIREMENT for a Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer. This role is working on an initial 3 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT (FTC). The ideal candidate for this food manufacturing client would be mechanically bias with some electrical exposure, and open to working on a 3-month contract. This maintenance engineer will be required to work on a Monday – Friday 6am – 2pm / 2pm – 10pm rotating shift.


Commutable from: Wallingford, Oxford, Reading, Abingdon, Didcot, Thame, Oxfordshire, Reading, Witney

Salary: Competitive hourly rate dependant on experience


The Role of Maintenance Engineer:

Support the engineering manager and production team on site with trouble shooting faults and use corrective action to ensure production downtime is minimised
Adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures
Perform reactive and proactive maintenance on a variety of packaging and process equipment
Carry out regular maintenance, PPMs and reactive where directed to
Troubleshoot breakdowns across a range of equipment to minimise downtime
Support line leaders and production to facilitate production efficiency
Maintain documentation to provide historical records of breakdowns and PPMs
Become involved with a number of projects from machinery upgrades to building work
Identify spares requirements and maintain stock levels as needed


The Person

The ideal Maintenance Engineer:

Qualified to either ONC/HNC/NVQ Level 3 engineering and maintenance
Prior training in food safety and hygiene would be ideal, but can be provided
Chemical awareness experience, however training can be provided
HACCP experience
Time served apprenticeship would be desirable
The ideal candidate will have multi-skilled engineering experience in the food sector
Happy to work on a 3-month fixed-term contract
Mechanically bias with some electrical experience
Any experience in a bottling plant would be beneficial


To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matt Griffiths or call 01789 201040 / 07455162344
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