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Assistant Engineering Manager

We have an amazing opportunity available for an Assistant Engineering Manager to join our client one of Europe’s leading privately-owned food processors at their site in Shropshire.

Job Title: Assistant Engineering Manager

Location:  Ellesmere

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 DOE

Hours of Work:  7am to 7pm, 4 on 4 off shifts

Purpose of the role:

The Assistant Engineering Manager will be tasked with reviewing Machinery performance & Efficiency and developing the Preventative maintenance strategy, Analysing preventative Maintenance and Effectiveness, Reliability engineering techniques, Route cause analysis, Condition monitoring and analysis. C.I Initiatives, Energy Reduction, Planned Maintenance Schedules, Engineering Training, Standard Operating Procedures, Capital Projects.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within a Manufacturing environment managing effectiveness on preventative machinery.  You will be looking to progress from your current role having had experience of managing teams and leading shifts in the tasks required.

You will be a confident communicator who is looking for a challenge and an opportunity to progress working for an industry leader.  You will have a natural foresight to take both the role and team forward and be analytically minded in terms of forward planning for preventative maintenance.

Graduate Engineer

KAG Recruitment are seeking a Graduate Engineer to join our client, a growing structural Design and Engineering consultancy business based in the West Midlands.

Job Title: Graduate Engineer

Location: West Midlands

Salary: 25,000 plus annual bonus

Purpose of the role:

The role will be focussed on delivering detailed structural design and calculations for a variety of building components and materials. These will vary from full structural steel frames to window frames and cladding support systems. You will have input into the drafting process and liaise with external designers, engineers and architects ensuring that the final design is fit for purpose – practical, buildable and cost-effective.


As the Graduate Engineer you will work under the guidance of experienced engineers to develop your technical skills while delivering live project work.

Produce code-compliant designs for varied materials and systems

Substantiate designs with formal calculations for internal and external review

Brief and work with designers to ensure that the engineer’s schemes are correctly interpreted

Check drawings and calculations produced by others

Review and interpret technical drawings

Assist in answering technical queries

Attend design team meetings as the company’s representative

Use and develop design tools in various software packages to increase efficiency

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification in a Mechanical or Structural Engineering discipline, you will also have A-Level or equivalent at grades A-C in Maths and Physics.

You will be fully conversant with MS office and other common desktop packages and ideally have some experience with 2D and 3D CAD packages along with the ability to demonstrate sound understanding of basic structural behaviour. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who can demonstrate sound reasoning, engineering judgement and problem-solving skills. 

If you are looking to join an expanding exciting business where you will be given full training and the opportunity to achieve chartered status, then please contact KAG Recruitment to discuss further.

Multi Skilled Engineer

Due to internal promotion we have an amazing opportunity available for an experienced Engineer to join our client one of Europe’s leading privately-owned food processors at their site in Ellesmere.

Job Title: Multi Skilled Engineer 

Location:  Ellesmere

Salary: £28.000 – 36.000 DOE

Hours of Work – Monday – Friday Rotational Shifts 5am – 1.30pm, 8am – 4.30pm, 10am – 6.30pm

Purpose of the role:

As a Site Engineer you will possess a strong technical knowledge and be seen as the shift expert in at least one area of the factory or type of machinery. Working as a member of your shift team you will be responsible for maintaining the equipment OEE and minimising downtime. You will be accountable to the Engineering Manager/Assistant Managers but will report into and receive direction from your Engineering Supervisor regarding the day to day activities you will undertake.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Record and log maintenance requests and fault repairs, attend breakdowns and repair in a timely and controlled manner.
Progress reporting to Engineering Management / Supervisor
Must be proactive to complete scheduled work plans, start-up checks etc. in a timely manner
Carryout special projects as required by the Engineering Management team
Comply with health and safety and food safety legislation

Liaise with the production team to ensure we supply our customer in a timely manner

It would be highly advantageous to have experience within Food Process Machinery

The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum of ONC/NVQ in an Electrical related discipline with 17th edition qualification, you will also ideally have completed an apprenticeship or an equivalent formal training programme in installation and maintenance that includes relevant practical experience.

You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to take direction and challenge in a professional manner along with proven experience of planned maintenance systems, breakdown maintenance and installations and knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

It is highly advantageous that you have experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

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