Multi-Skilled Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1108700668-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Michael Page
  • Location: Herefordshire
  • Salary: £34,000 to £37,750
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

You have the chance to join a specialist manufacturer that are in need of a Maintenance Engineer to be based from their busy manufacturing site in the Herefordshire area. You will be working cross-functionally on both mechanical & electrical equipment, on reactive & preventative maintenance.

Client Details

This business have an excellent market reputation & are a well known brand. They are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to be part of an established team & working on both mechanical & electrical equipment in a fast-paced environment.


As the Maintenance Engineer you will be supporting the implementation of reactive & preventative maintenance across site. As well as:

Key Responsibilitie:

  • Follow defined safe systems of work
  • Maintain and service all line equipment to agreed schedules to ensure optimum performance of the line.
  • Act as first line response in the event of machinery breakdowns to provide initial downtime assessment and refer to escalation procedure
  • Further develop and enhance the site maintenance management systems through planned preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Document and record maintenance activities within the CMMs system and make recommendations on performance improvement.
  • Conduct both cross shift and management reporting on maintenance activities
  • Complete all mandatory compliance maintenance on time and escalate any issues that cannot be repaired.
  • Maximise machine availability and performance by minimising all losses
  • Support Operators in resolution of line issues.
  • Flexibility required to support other functions / team members when deemed necessary
  • Escalate any issues that might compromise Product Safety and Product Quality.
  • Ensure that spare parts are managed for planned and preventative maintenance through critically assessments.

Working Hours:

Core working days Monday - Wednesday - 12 Hour Shifts - Rotating Days & Nights

15% Shift Allowance for Night Shift built up over the year

Annualised Hours (Made up through the year - 4th day required occasionally)


A Multi-skilled Engineer, with experience within any manufacturing environment. The successful applicant will have:

  • A recognised Engineering qualification (Mechanical, Electrical or Multi-Skilled)
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Prioritise work and communicate with the team at all levels within the business and externally as required
  • Ability to be able to take instruction and work independently on assignments as required
  • Proactive, forward thinking style, able to positively challenge ways of working

Job Offer

34,000 - 37,750

15% Shift Allowance on Night Shift

Great company benefits that include:

25 days holiday (Option to buy more)

Private Medical Cover (Optional)

Pension Scheme

Annual Bonus (Performance Based)