Job Details
Job title
Maintenance Engineer
Food Manufacturing And Packaging
South East
£33,000 - £37,000
22 Days, Life Insurance, Pension
Job type
Job Ref.
Date posted
Sharon Hill

Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Maintenance Engineer

South East

Up to £37k including shift allowance

Paid Overtime, 20 Days Holiday + BH & Pension

Ref SJH19257


An opportunity has become available for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer for a well-established FMCG site in the South East.


The ideal Maintenance Engineer will be an effective member of the maintenance team and support the running of the factory by resolving breakdowns and delivering planned maintenance, whilst ensuring work is carried out to the highest possible standard.



     Responsible for reactive and proactive maintenance work; including breakdowns and planned maintenance to the production line machinery

     Attend breakdowns and keep machinery down-time to a minimum

     Drive and initiate continuous improvement across the factory to enhance quality, efficiency, performance, safety and waste reduction

     Responsible for completion of PPM tasks and daily checks in a timely manner


The ideal Engineer will be electrically biased will have ideally previous engineering experience in FMCG, preferably with Level 5 equivalent / City and Guilds or equivalent apprenticeship.



     Previous experience of complex production line machinery in the food industry

     Strong knowledge of mechanical process machinery, bearings, pneumatics, electrical control systems, process control, fault diagnosis and safety

     Must have pouch and retort operation experience


The shift pattern is typically, 3 days on 2 days off, 2 days on 3 days off, repeating and rotating days and nights.  Hours of work are 6am to 6pm or 6pm to 6am (1.5 hours break unpaid). Standard average working hours are 36.75 (weeks are either 41 or 31.5 working hours).


This position is based in the South East and is commutable from Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Frindsbury and Downside.


For further information call Sharon Hill on 01902212000 or 07764208419. Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number.


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