Vacancy: Maintenance Engineer

Job Title:  Maintenance Engineer

Location: Somerset

Salary: £36,000 pa


A profitable Food Manufacturing business seeks a Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer.   The Maintenance Engineer will work for a business whose willingness to embrace new technology has aided excellent growth and an impressive £100M+ Turnover.  The leadership team empowers their Maintenance Engineers to make their own decisions within the maintenance function.

About the Role:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader and working alongside Electrical Engineers.
  • Responding to equipment Breakdowns and completing planned preventive maintenance.
  • Working on Process Systems, Pumps, Valves, Motors, Conveyors and Packaging Machinery
  • Maintaining Boilers, Steam Plants, Cooling Towers and Water Treatment Systems.
  • Fault finding using drawings and diagrams.

About the Person:

  • A time served engineer with at least Level 3 Engineering Qualification (or equivalent)
  • Excellent Hands-on Mechanical Maintenance skills with good electrical knowledge.
  • Previous experience working within a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Holds strong fault diagnostic skills
  • Not afraid to bring new ideas to the table.

Remuneration Package

  • £36,000 pa (Including Shift Allowance & Call Out) + Paid Overtime*
  • Contributory Pension – 5% Match Employer contributions
  • Life Assurance
  • 28 Days Holiday (including public holidays)

*Employees can choose time off in lieu or paid overtime for any weekend/overtime hours worked

Working Hours/Pattern

  • Predominately Monday to Friday – 8am to 5pm
  • 1 week in 8 – 6am to 2pm
  • 1 week in 8 – 2pm to 10pm (Also on Call During this week)

Maintenance Engineers will also work 1 weekend in 4 (sometimes this can just be a Saturday)

Vacancy Ref: 2983

How to apply:  email CV to

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