Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Multi Skilled Engineer * Competitive Salary * Folkestone

An ELECTRICALLY biased Maintenance Engineer is needed for this highly successful manufacturing business. This will be a 4 on 4 off shift pattern which includes days and nights, working 12-hour shifts.


  • Job Security – highly successful business
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern – days and nights – 12 hour shifts
  • Competitive Salary
  • Fantastic benefits


The role forms part of the engineering team, delivering pro-active, added value Engineering and Maintenance service across the entire site as well as an efficient reactive response to all aspects of site operations.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production & plant equipment whilst driving efficiencies through continuous improvement activities
  • To execute maintenance procedures and prioritise all work in line with plant needs and production availability
  • To complete regular checks and testing on all plant to ensure they are operating within specification. (recorded appropriately)
  • To ensure that Health and Safety and Quality procedures are followed, ensuring that standards are maintained i.e. work in a tidy, clean, safe, structured and professional
  • To comply with all Corporate, Health and Safety and Environmental rules, standards and legislation (including 17th edition IEE Wiring Regulations for multi-skilled)
  • To be active in supporting the achievement of corporate strategies and departmental targets.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE will need to have a background in the food or FMCG manufacturing industries. You will also have:

  • Extensive experience of working in an automated FMCG environment
  • Extensive experience of working with processing and packaging machinery
  • Mechanical qualification City & Guilds or NVQ L3 equivalent
  • Electrical qualification City & Guilds or NVQ L3 equivalent
  • 18th Edition electrical qualification is ideal
  • Experience of troubleshooting and resolving PLC & Robotic issues
  • Detailed experience of carrying out reactive, planned, preventative and predictive maintenance
  • Working knowledge of leading continuous improvement and SMED projects
  • Knowledge of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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

Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector

“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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