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Maintenance Engineer

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Maintenance Engineer Ossett

West Yorkshire

Salary Competitive

The Company

Newly Weds® Foods is a leading, privately owned global food ingredients business and has been innovating since 1932. The European division is a market leader in the manufacture of coatings, seasonings and functional ingredient systems.

Today, Newly Weds® Foods is a world leader in food ingredient technology. A network of R&D, manufacturing and service facilities around the globe allows us to serve our customers’ needs in more than 68 countries. But despite our size and scope, we’ve continued to be an independent, family-owned business answerable only to the demands of our customers. That’s why we continue to invest in infrastructure, human resources and capacity to keep pace with our customers’ needs and expectations.

The Position

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, proactive and driven individual to work as a Maintenance Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Manager the position is responsible provide a rapid response to maintenance and breakdown issues throughout the plant and fulfilling duties of the role in a safe, responsible and timely manner.

Key Responsibilities


* To undertake scheduled planned preventative maintenance and work orders

* To ensure optimum plant output when in production and challenge existing practices

* To ensure stock levels and ‘critical plant spares’ are in stock

* Cover essential elements of Engineering Supervisors’ role in their absence.

Facilitate & Execute Continuous Improvement

* Continuous improve standards through the delivery of CI projects.

* Monitor & Improve OEE

* Deliver practical problems solving activities that improve business metrics


* Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, resolving any issues highlighted by audits within agreed timescale.

Customer Delivery

* Support the achievement of customer service levels and production plans.

Person Specification

Successful candidates should be educated to a high standard with both Health and Safety and PLC qualifications and experience. Candidates should have 17th Edition EAWR 1989, experience and knowledge of delivering CI activities and have a minimum of 3 years post apprentice evidence of troubleshooting and repairing of equipment within FMCG or industrial processing environment. Candidates must have the ability to work collaboratively within a team and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills is essential to this role, as well as the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Individuals must be able to prioritise their workload and work effectively when under pressure, as working to tight deadlines is part of this role. Applicants should have a flexible approach to working, be both externally and internally customer focussed and be able to deliver KPIs and manage multiple projects. A sound knowledge of IT packages, proficient use of MS Office Tools as well as analytical and interpreting skills is also essential to this role.

Hours of work

This is a day staff position, working a basic 37.5 hour week, Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm with an hour paid break, however due to nature of this role you will need to demonstrate a certain amount of flexibility.


The role offers a competitive salary and other benefits associated with a large, successful business including:

* Group Personal Pension Plan

* Annual Bonus (discretionary)

* Entry into Medicash Health Scheme

* 20 days holiday per year plus Statutory Holidays

* Gift Voucher at Christmas

* Summer BBQ

* Free On-site parking

Newly Weds Foods is a well-established, innovative and forward thinking business who is looking for dynamic and self-motivated individuals to join the Company. So, if you are seeking an exciting and challenging opportunity to, join a globally successfully business, then this may be the position for you.

How to Apply

Anyone wishing to apply for the above position should do so in writing with an up to date CV and covering letter stating why you would like to apply for this position, and outlining any relevant skills and experience.

Closing date: Friday 9th August 2019

Please note if you have not heard from us within a period of 4 weeks from the date of your application being submitted please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Reference: 210399514

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