Engineering

Engineering - KAG Recruitment Consultancy

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Multi Skilled Engineer

Due to continued growth we have a number of opportunities available for Multi Skilled Engineers to join our client one of Europe’s leading privately-owned food processors at their site in Doncaster.

Job Title: Multi Skilled Engineer 

Location: Doncaster

Salary: 31,500 – 37,500

Hours of Work: 2 Days (6am – 6pm) – 2 Nights (6pm – 6am) – 4 off

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

It would be advantageous to be able to demonstrate relevant engineering competencies and have experience with Packing Machinery and in particular; Handtmann, Mondini, Multivac and associated equipment
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

The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum of ONC/NVQ in a 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.

Multi Skilled Engineer

Due to internal promotion we have an amazing opportunity available for an experienced Multi Skilled 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: 32.000 – 36.000 DOE

Hours of Work –  Days and Shifts Available

Purpose of the role:

As the Retail 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 Engineering related discipline, 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.

In return we will offer you the opportunity to develop your existing skillset by investing in your additional qualifications in order to progress you to the next level of our internal framework.

Multi Skilled Engineer

Due to continued expansion we have several opportunities available for experienced Multi Skilled Engineers to join our client one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of private-label pet foods.

Job Title: Multi Skilled Engineer

Location:  Netherlands

Salary: 27.613 Euros

Hours of Work –  Various shifts available

Duties & Responsibilities

Record and log maintenance requests and fault repairs, attend breakdowns and repair in a timely and controlled manner.
Must be proactive to complete scheduled work plans, start-up checks etc. in a timely manner

Execute on various aspects of technology such as measurement and control technology, PLCs, pumps, coarse and fine mechanical systems, ASI-BUS systems and coolers.  
Providing ideas to prevent malfunctions (continuous improvement);

Comply with health and safety and food safety legislation

It would be highly advantageous to have experience within Food Process Machinery
The ideal candidate will hold relevant qualifications within Electrical and / or Mechanical Engineering SE-level 3-4, Proven experience is an advantage but the ambition to further develop is essential.
You will be a service-orientated team player who has a positive attitude and is looking for a challenging career path.
A good command of both the Dutch and English language is highly desirable

In return we will offer you the opportunity to develop your existing skillset by investing in your additional qualifications in order to progress you to the next level of your career path.

FMCG Engineer

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

Job Title: FMCG Engineer

Location: Ellesmere

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work –  4 on 4 off, 12 hour shift rotating days and nights

Purpose of the role:

Working within the Retail department as a multi-skilled engineer you will possess a strong FMCG background and be a key member in driving the goals of the team. Working as a member of your shift team you will be responsible for adhering to maintenance plans, responding to reactive situations and driving continuous improvements. 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 activities using the CMMS system.
  • Liaise with Production and other operational departments to ensure we supply our customer in a timely manner.
  • Comply with Health and Food Safety legislation.
  • Be proactive in your approach to maintenance tasks and continuous improvement.
  • Carry out special projects as required by the Engineering Management team.
  • Drive the development of yourself and the team with the assistance of the Engineering Management team.

The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum of ONC/NVQ in an Engineering related discipline, you will also ideally have completed an apprenticeship or an equivalent formal training programme in installation and maintenance that includes relevant practical experience. Skill bias is not important however safe working knowledge of both mechanical and electrical systems is essential.

It would be highly advantageous to have experience within Food Process Machinery. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to take direction and also challenge in a professional manner. You will have proven experience of using planned maintenance systems and effective fault diagnosis.

In return we will offer you the opportunity to develop yourself by investing in any additional knowledge and skills you require in order to progress you to the next level of our internal framework.

Semi Skilled Engineer – Electrical Biased

Due to expansion within the Primal Department of our client’s business we have an exciting new opportunity available for a Semi Skilled Engineer to join our client, one of Europe’s leading privately-owned food processors at their site in Ellesmere.


Job Title: Semi Skilled Engineer – Electrical Biased
Location:  Ellesmere
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work – Various shifts available


Purpose of the role:
As a Maintenance Engineer you will work as a member of the Primal Maintenance Team, you will be responsible for maintaining the equipment 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 that 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


The ideal candidate will have completed an apprenticeship or an equivalent formal training programme in 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 and breakdowns.


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

Electrical Engineer

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


Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Location:  Ellesmere

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday – 05.00-13.30 & 08.00-16.30 & 10.00 – 18.30

Duties & Responsibilities:

Working as part of our existing Engineering team your expertise will lie within the Electrical field, you will be qualified to 18th edition along with experience in testing and inspection.

You will have experience within an industrial background, preferably within the food industry however this isn’t essential.

You will be able demonstrate excellent standards in Quality & Safety and have exceptional fault-finding skills with a working knowledge of inverters.

The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum of BTEC L3 and NVQ L3 in an Electrical related discipline.

You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to take direction and challenge in a professional manner along with proven working experience within this discipline.

It is highly advantageous that you have experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment along with strong project management skills.

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