Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Maintenance Engineer * £38,000 – £40,000 * Andover

An excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled Engineering team, working together to ensure all the plant, equipment and services are operating efficiently within a leading Food Manufacturing business.


  • Well established food manufacturer.
  • 4on 4off – day shift (6am-6pm)
  • Successful business with plenty of opportunities
  • Competitive salary


Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will regularly maintain all equipment on site and respond promptly to breakdowns to ensure a safe working environment and full production capacity at all times whilst complying with Company policy and procedures. Key aspects of the role will include:

  • Follow a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule for all plant and equipment.
  • Ensure that all tasks carried out within the PPM schedule are documented including activity, repairs, equipment status and the use of consumables and parts.
  • Promptly respond to and any plant or equipment breakdown or fault.
  • Effectively communicate and escalate any fault, damage or condition that cannot be rectified.
  • Carry out PPMs and repairs in a safe and hygienic manner as stated within the company


Will need to have a background as a Multi-Skilled Engineer within the food manufacturing industry. On top of this you will also need to have:

  • C & G/ONC or equivalent in Engineering(Electrical)
  • 17th edition IEE Regs trained – preferred but not essential
  • Experience of high volume production required (food industry preferred)
  • PLC knowledge (Siemens, Omron, Telemec) – preferred but not essential

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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