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Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician

Permanent  for Technical Placements in Yeovil

Salary £27 - 30k + OT (Paid at time and a half over 40 hrs and on a weekend)

Shifts –  5 - 2pm / 9 - 6pm (2 weekly shift rota)  + 5 hrs weekend working every other week 

My client a large well established manufacturer who has a number of sites across the South West is looking to recruit  2 experienced engineers, as a result of growth, to join their busy site.  The company offers a competitive salary but also prides itself on offering a secure role and opportunities for progression

Experience/ Skills Required:


The installation, testing, maintenance and repair of all plant, services and buildings within the site

Assist, where necessary, the works of external contractors

To carry out planned preventative maintenance in accordance with Shire System

To maintain a good standard of housekeeping in workshops, stores and plant rooms

Liaison with Production to provide pro-active support ensuring maximum performance and efficiency of production runs

Compliance with all company ISO, SAP & HACCP procedures, ensuring all works are carried out in a safe, tidy and hygienic manner

Adherence to legislation and Company, hygiene, health and safety policies during all works in accordance with PPE requirements at all times

Escalate issues of serious level immediately to the Engineering Manager

To support continual improvement through identifying site improvement projects and personal development opportunities to the Engineering Manager

Other duties which may be assigned where required


Experience of working in a demanding environment

Food manufacturing experience is desired however not essential as training will be given

Proven experience of planned maintenance checks, breakdown maintenance and installations

A desired knowledge of food industry equipment i.e. vac-pac , band saws etc

Experience of semi-automatic production lines

If this role is of interest or you require further information on the role then please do not hesitate to contact us

Job added on 25-08-2014