Job: Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Title Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer
Categories Engineering
Salary Competitive
Location Devon
Area Okehampton
Job Information

The role will be to carry out site wide repairs and maintenance in line with instructions from the shift engineering supervisor or engineering manager.

Skills required;


Safety – An awareness of machinery safety including lock off procedures and emergency stop protocols in line with PUWER 1998 etc.

PPM – a working knowledge and ability to carry out equipment preventative planned maintenance activities and tasks in line with site Pirana system. (system specific training will be given) 

Analytical and fault finding skills- Able to fault find on a diversity of equipment and services across the site, giving accurate feedback enabling site uptime and OEE to be managed accordingly.

Systems management- Able to work with computerised maintenance, stores and engineering recording systems.

Personal management- able to manage one’s self in difficult stressful situations enabling both expedition of relevant tasks and accurate decision flow.

Team working- A team player in every respect.


Key Personal attributes

  • Qualified to a minimum of level 3 (C&G / NVQ etc.)
  • Knowledge and competency of working within a food industry environment.
  • Committed and Dedicated
  • Able to work additional hours, in line with operational demands
  • Ability to work independently or in a team, using own initiative.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Team player
  • H&S aware


Preferred attributes


  • Experience of welding. TIG and MMA
  • Pneumatics
  • Hydraulics
  • Ammonia refrigeration plant

If you feel you have the right skills for the job, please forward your current CV at your earliest convenience.


Due to the high levels of interest we receive for our roles, we cannot always respond to each application. Therefore if you do not hear back from us, you have not been shortlisted for this role.


Search International Ltd are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector. 


We specialise in Permanent and Interim Recruitment for the following core disciplines – Technical & Quality- Research & Development – Production & Operations – Engineering- Supply Chain- Sales & Marketing – Human Resources – Finance – Graduates


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