Maintenance Engineer / Shift Engineer

Fixed Contract Adam Lloyd, Recruitment Consultant in Engineering Email Job
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for Single & Multi skilled Engineers for our client based in Davidstow.

Weekdays or Shift pattern available

Weekdays : Monday – Friday, days only (approximate hours will be 8am – 4pm)


Shifts: 3 days on, 3 days off, 12 hour shifts 7-7, including weekends and bank holidays



Full Time – 6m Fixed Term Contract


Duties will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of the maintenance strategy in line with site and corporate MPS requirements.
  • Effectively and routinely maintaining the site assets in a cost effective manner to ensure reliability and availability and support internal customers in achieving planned production.
  • Supporting shift engineering teams to provide support to production by providing shift cover as appropriate.
  • Deputising for the Area Maintenance Managers when required.
  • Completing day-to-day planned preventative maintenance schedules to support the delivery of the site maintenance strategy, ensuring reliable operation of plant and processes for site depts.
  • Driving a quality culture through the adherence to first class engineering techniques. Compliance to Food Safety and GMP standards.
  • Providing detailed technical guidance for the planning and completion of maintenance activities on the process lines.
  • Supporting and developing continuous improvement activities such as Root Cause analysis within the department to identify improvement opportunities and drive actions to completion.
  • Identifying, sourcing and ensuring availability of maintenance spares, liaising closely with the stores team.
  • Ensuring great communication is maintained between all parties involved in this area of work. Supporting the Engineering Area Lead and production agenda with a balanced view.
  • Providing strong maintenance & engineering support in the area, improving efficiency, safety, quality and cost.
  • Controlling contractors for maintenance activities ensuring compliance to site standards.



  • An experienced Engineer with qualifications – likely through an apprenticeship and day release training to HND level or equivalent
  • An Engineer with at least 5 years’ experience within a FMCG / food manufacturing company.
  • Practically able. A time served tradesman would be ideal.
  • Able to demonstrate practical engineering skills and enjoy a hands-on approach.
  • Computer literate.
  • Analytical with good planning skills and have a strong ability for problem solving.
  • Able to work under pressure, multi task and self-accountable.
  • Able to demonstrate decision making skills, work proactively and willing to take the initiative
  • A good communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledgeable of modern asset care and preventative maintenance techniques
  • Aware and understand key legislative and safety requirements within engineering field.

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