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Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £47000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rhys Cogan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:


Multiskilled Shift Engineer
Yeovil, Somerset
£47,000 + 10% Pension + Bonus + Monday-Friday 2 shift Days

Are you an experienced Maintenance Engineer in the local area?

Yolk Recruitment is exclusively working with a market leading company in the food and drink industry to hire a Maintenance Engineer to join their existing team in the South-West area. They're an award winning manufacturer that values progression and investment which is seeing brand new production lines installed.

As one of the largest manufacturers in this area, they take pride in their company which enables the business to succeed.

Given the durability and great success they have experienced this presents an exciting opportunity to join the company and you will have the opportunity to add experience to a very successful team.


  • Respond proactively to engineering issues identified through site performance monitoring systems to improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and plan attainment.
  • Conduct pre-production line checks to ensure safety, quality, and efficient start-ups.
  • Maintain and optimize existing and new site technology and automation to enhance business effectiveness.
  • Adhere to legislative and ethical standards regarding safety and food hygiene.
  • Utilize site maintenance systems to improve engineering effectiveness.
  • Follow a "right first time" approach to equipment maintenance and performance.
  • Collaborate in reviewing and adapting Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) schedules.
  • Ensure correct assignment and effective management of parts for work orders and maintain appropriate stock holding.
  • Work alongside OEM contractors during on-site activities.
  • Contribute to project work and capital expenditure projects.


  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in an automated or semi-automated FMCG manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with electrical bias and understanding of pneumatic and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of PLC systems is desirable.
  • Strong commitment to health, safety, and food hygiene standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a methodical approach.
  • Good communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with the wider team.
  • Willingness to learn and work with both old and new machinery.


  • Company events
  • 10% Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay

If you have the necessary skills and experience, along with a passion for maintaining high-quality manufacturing processes, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and contribute to our commitment to operational excellence!

To apply, please submit your updated CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications

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