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Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £47000.00 - £48000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Andy Jones

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

Yolk Recruitment is representing a leading advanced manufacturing company that has been successfully operating in Avonmouth, since the early 1990s. With a strong commitment to quality and innovation, they are seeking to recruit 2 additional Multiskilled Shift Engineers to join their established team on a Continental shift pattern.

Company Overview:

Renowned for its cutting-edge manufacturing processes and advanced solutions. As an industry leader, the company has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality products to its diverse customer base. With a focus on continuous improvement,

The successful candidate will have the following prerequisites:

  • Minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in an Electrical Engineering field or equivalent (Essential).
  • Time served apprenticeship (Desirable).


  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) environment, demonstrating a solid understanding of the unique challenges and demands of the industry.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing workplace is highly desirable, showcasing familiarity with quality and safety standards.
  • Knowledge of machining and welding techniques is beneficial, as it will contribute to the maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • The successful candidate should have a proven track record of effectively responding to mechanical breakdowns, ensuring minimal disruption to operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a Multiskilled Shift Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance activities, ensuring the smooth operation of production equipment.
  • In the event of breakdowns, you will promptly and efficiently respond to minimise downtime, utilising your troubleshooting skills to diagnose faults and carry out effective repairs.
  • Maintaining accurate reports and records of maintenance activities will be crucial to monitor equipment performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • You will play a vital role in upholding health and safety standards, ensuring compliance with legislation and promoting a safe working environment for all employees.

Person Specification:

  • A hands-on approach and a proactive mindset are essential for success in this role, as you will be actively involved in maintenance tasks and problem-solving.
  • Self-motivation and a drive to succeed will be key attributes, as you contribute to the overall efficiency and productivity of the manufacturing operations.
  • Strong communication skills will enable effective collaboration and interaction with colleagues at all levels, promoting a positive and cooperative work environment.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on quality will ensure that maintenance activities are carried out to the highest standards.
  • Good timekeeping and reliability are critical to meet production schedules and minimise any potential disruption.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team will be important, as you may be required to collaborate with other engineering and operational staff.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving abilities will enable you to identify root causes of issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Proficiency in computer literacy, including relevant software applications, will support your reporting and documentation responsibilities.


  • 20 days of annual leave to promote work-life balance and well-being.
  • Salary of up to £48,000 dependent on experience
  • A Cycle Scheme is available to encourage healthy commuting options.
  • A Company Pension Scheme offers long-term financial security for employees.
  • An Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme is in place to support employee's well-being during illness.

Are you up to the challenge?

Are you what we're looking for? Please get in touch today with engineering specialist recruiter, Andy Jones

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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