Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference: WM – 2477

Location: Whitchurch

Salary: £35,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Maintenance Engineer


  • Assist with mechanical and electrical planned, preventative, and reactive maintenance across site to ensure equipment is fit-for-purpose and downtime is kept to a minimum. Maintenance to include but not limited to, mobile racking, conveyors, lighting, processing lines.
  • Work alongside external contractors to ensure issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure appropriate risk assessments have been completed for all work carried out.
  • Assist with technical support on all production and packaging lines.
  • Work closely with the Operations Team to achieve KPI targets through continuous improvement.
  • Keep a clean and tidy work environment in line with Health & Safety.
  • Attend out of hour call outs as required on a rota basis.
  • Assess own training needs and discuss with Management Team in regular feedback sessions.

Skills / Knowledge

  • Understanding of Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance
  • Refrigeration knowledge/experience
  • Ammonia knowledge
  • Warehouse/Distribution knowledge/experience
  • Computer knowledge
  • Ability to operate in a fast-moving organization
  • Responsive problem-solving skills with an action-oriented mind set
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise accordingly


  • NVQ, BTEC, NNC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 17th/18th Edition Qualified – desirable

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK