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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £47000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Reid

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    16 June 2024

  • Start date:


Role: Multiskilled Engineer

Location: Wiltshire

Shift: 4on4off

Salary: £47,000

Location: Westbury

Are you a Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer looking to progress your career with a prominent and recognised manufacturer who supplies some of the nations most well-known retailers?

Yolk Recruitment are currently working on behalf of a market leading manufacturer who are well established and recognised for their continuous investment and passion for continuous improvement. This presents an exciting opportunity for a motivated and highly ambitious engineer to join a proactive team.

This is what you'll be doing

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Implementing both proactive and reactive maintenance procedures for facility and production equipment promptly while adhering to all health and safety standards.
  • Maximising machine up time while minimising costs by executing efficient planned preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Collaborating with fellow plant engineers and team leaders to prioritise machine maintenance hours for planned tasks.
  • Taking an active part in planning, supervising, and overseeing daily routines and inspections.
  • Enforcing a Total Quality Approach throughout the entire site.


  1. Ensure planned preventative maintenance is carried out effectively to minimise downtime and uphold production schedules.
  2. Control various specialised operations with flexibility and quick decision-making in a high-care, fast-paced environment.
  3. Perform advanced maintenance tasks individually and collaboratively to troubleshoot and resolve control and mechanical failures.
  4. Drive continuous improvement initiatives, including Health and Safety enhancements, to optimise departmental performance.
  5. Proactively troubleshoot and solve problems, identifying root causes and evaluating options for resolution.
  6. Strictly adhere to health and safety protocols and company policies, actively participating in risk assessment activities.
  7. Monitor plant mechanical performance, identifying trends and escalating unresolved issues to management.


  1. Proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer in a food or packing environment.
  2. Strong mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills.
  3. Ideally have experience with PLC systems and automated machinery.
  4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  5. Relevant Engineering qualification (level 2 or above)

And this is what you'll get in return.

A starting salary of up to £47,000 + various other benefits.

The Maintenance Engineer will have the opportunity to progress within the business and receive various training and development opportunities on latest manufacturing practises.

Are you up to the challenge?

Are you what we're looking for? Please get in touch today with engineering specialist recruiter, Liam Reid.

Please apply with a CV and feel free to include a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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