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Multi-Skilled Breakdown Engineer

Chester, Cheshire
£35,000 to £40,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022




TUE-FRIDAY 6:30-18:30

£35,000-40,000 + Training, Overtime, Pension and Holidays

Due to a retirement in our clients business, they are now recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Breakdown Engineer to join their team in the Chester Area on a Days based position.

This role offers the opportunity to work for a true independent market leader and established global brand. With progressive training and development this role allows potential promotion in the longer term. With a long established presence on a UK wide scale and a consistent order book this opportunity will appeal to a candidate looking for job security, opportunity for promotion, and a technical challenge.

Role Description

  • Fault diagnosis and breakdown repairs of plant and site service equipment
  • Work with shrink wrappers, pumps, drives, ink jet labellers, mixers, conveyor belts, etc. along with general mechanical work and other manufacturing process machinery.
  • Planned maintenance and Maintenance requests.
  • Adherence to statutory checks and GMP
  • Involvement in CI and Capital projects
  • Supporting shift manager in all failures
  • Upkeep of stores and all Engineering Technical documentation.
  • Support and coach relevant employees in all aspects of shared maintenance
  • Undertake training and up skilling programs as directed by business needs.
  • Provide effective 24/7 equipment care
  • Deliver effective communication Engineering meetings and handovers
  • Make decisions within the framework of site policies and compliance

Skills and Qualifications

  • Pneumatics, Steam Systems, Inverters, and Hydraulic systems experience
  • Plc Siemens S7,S5
  • FMCG experience, Food Industry (desirable)
  • Qualified electrically or mechanically (or time served) with demonstrable experience to prove you are a multi-skilled engineer.
  • Passion to learn new machinery and engage with machine manufacturers to build your engineering skills and competence.

Company Information

As a business our client is a market leading food manufacturing company with a strong presence on both a UK and global scale. With a growing portfolio of clients and plans to expand even further this role provides a stable and secure opportunity in the present economic market.

To apply please email your CV / resume to .

Hunter Selection recruit Engineering professionals in Design, Manufacturing, Field Service, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Production, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Mechanical Engineering

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  • Job Reference: 706198626-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hunter Selection Limited
    Hunter Selection Limited
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent