Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341309354-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Hays
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £48,445
  • Bonus/Benefits: DOE
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

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Permanent Contract
Weekdays Only 15.30 - 00.00

Your new company

You may not have heard of us, but there's a good chance you've enjoyed our products. Our client is one of the UK's leading food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the country's major supermarkets and well-known restaurants.

We own and manage our entire supply chain, from farms to factory and all the way to the customer door - meaning we have careers that cover a whole range of functions. We have major processing sites across England and Wales, and an agricultural network of over 350 farms, spanning from North Yorkshire to the South Coast and Wales.

Your new role

Are you passionate about Engineering? Looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience or qualifications in Engineering?

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, we take pride in our approach to investing in our people across the business and are looking for a highly competent and motivated Maintenance Engineer to join our Engineering Team, based at our Telford site.

The role is factory based, so you'll be working in a fast-paced, dynamic FMCG factory environment which is noisy and refrigerated in some areas, manufacturing short shelf life products where hygiene standards are critical. You'll be working days and nights on a 4o4o shift pattern (06:00-18:30 and 18:00-06:30)

As a Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer you will optimise machinery output and product quality, and minimise plant downtime through effective preventative maintenance, efficient breakdown response whilst maintaining a safe and healthy environment and promoting good engineering practice.

What you'll need to succeed

• An advanced Engineering Apprenticeship in either mechanical or electrical disciplines
• Solid Engineering experience, ideally within food manufacturing
• Familiarity with process machinery or equivalent equipment and have the ability to fault find
• Mechanical fitting skills. Machining, welding and fabrication experience would be advantageous.
• The ability to mentor colleagues
• A self-motivated attitude with the ability to multi-task and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
• An individual who is keen to make a difference with their pro-activeness and a can-do attitude.
• Industrial refrigeration experience is desirable but not essential.
• Desirable IEE 17th or 18th edition
• Desirable Advanced Electrical qualification
• Desirable good knowledge of PLCs, Variable speed drives and control systems

What you'll get in return

As an Engineer you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.
We offer comprehensive training as well as continuous development as you build your long-term career with us. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

• £37,902 per annum.
• Additional £7238 shift allowance per annum
• 31 days holiday allowance
• Life assurance
• Various lifestyle benefits, such as cashback perks, exclusive shopping discounts from well known retailers, and discounted cinema tickets!
• Wellbeing resources, including free online health advice & support, and wellbeing assessments.
• Subsidised staff canteen
• Free staff parking

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.