Multi Skilled Engineer

Join the Journey of Engineering Excellence

Are you passionate about engineering? Ready to embark on a new challenge? Our client is a progressive and inclusive leader in Feed Manufacturing, and we invite you to become an integral part of their Engineering Team. We’re searching for a highly skilled and motivated Multi Skilled Engineer to join our client in their expanding Engineering team based in Herefordshire.

About the Role:

As a Multi Skilled Engineer, your mission is to optimize machinery output, elevate product quality, and minimize plant downtime. You’ll achieve this through effective preventative maintenance and swift responses, all while upholding a safe and healthy environment and championing engineering best practices.

Job Title: Multi Skilled Engineer
Location : Herefordshire
Salary: £36,232.56, with an additional shift allowance of £3,603.60.

A Glimpse into Your Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate in the creation of a cutting-edge PPM system, ensuring professional and timely planned maintenance.
  • Execute engineering maintenance in alignment with the current schedule, swiftly implementing effective corrective actions.
  • Rapidly and effectively respond to breakdowns, identifying root causes and proposing preventative measures.
  • Communicate unscheduled breakdowns to the Shift Supervisor/Mill Manager, working closely with operations to minimize disruptions.
  • Maintain meticulous records of lost time, breakdown causes, and required parts.
  • Uphold high engineering standards and hygiene practices.
  • Ensure all activities adhere to company and legislative health, safety, and environmental guidelines.
  • Assist with PUWER, LOLER, Risk Assessments, and related tasks.
  • Ensure compliance through routine weigher and Liquid meter calibrations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in engineering operations in hazardous environments, including confined space work, hot work, and working at heights.
  • Participate in mechanical and electrical projects and installations.
  • Efficiently operate effluent plant systems for environmental compliance.
  • Understand and manage fire suppression systems.
  • Follow established escalation routes for unscheduled plant downtime and minimize it through sound engineering practices.
  • Have a grasp of environmental impacts, including DSEAR, dust controls, and explosion mitigation.
  • Initiate spares stock and non-stock request forms/emails.

Qualifications for Success:

  • Essential qualifications: Relevant engineering trade qualification, 4+ years of engineering experience, and an Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering.
  • Comprehensive understanding of mechanical processes and assemblies, with electrical or welding/fabrication experience.
  • Self-motivated, capable of multitasking, and thriving in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, emails) for record-keeping and spares ordering.
  • Food manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • IEE 17th or 18th Edition qualification is desirable.
  • PLC experience is desirable.
  • Air and pneumatics training is desirable.
  • Boiler Operator Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) certification is desirable.

What’s in it for You:

As a Multi Skilled Engineer, you’ll thrive in a secure, supportive, and progressive environment. We’re dedicated to being more than just an employer. We’re your partner on this journey and will provide you with:

  • A secure, supportive, and progressive working environment where your contributions and achievements are celebrated.
  • Comprehensive training and continuous development opportunities as you carve your career path with us.
  • A competitive benefits package that includes 31 days of holiday, pension contribution, life insurance, and various lifestyle benefits, including wellbeing resources.


Andrea Trafford

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