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NIGHTS Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, NIGHTS Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical Bias), NIGHTS Mechanical Fitter

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JOB TITLE: NIGHTS Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, NIGHTS Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical Bias), NIGHTS Mechanical Fitter


COMMUTABLE FROM:  Barton, Beverley, Cottingham, Driffield, Hedon, Hessle, Howden, Hull, Goole, Willerby, Scunthorpe, York



SALARY AND BENEFITS: £31995 - £33488 + holiday + pension



COMPANY INFORMATION: My client is a leading food manufacturing company who are looking to recruit a mechanically biased maintenance engineer. The company have several other sites across the UK and supply to the major supermarkets.




  • A proven engineer / mechanical fitter with mechanical maintenance experience
  • An ability to work well under pressure
  • Must be able to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Experience of reactive and pre-planned maintenance
  • Food manufacturing experience, but other FMCG backgrounds will be considered





The principle purpose of the role will be to maintain the designated plant and equipment sufficiently to enable the business to operate within food hygiene and health and safety regulations. The candidates could be working on a range of equipment including packaging machines, conveyors, labellers etc. The role will be mechanically biased, but there could be some welding and basic electrical work also involved.


·         Maintain plant and equipment to optimum standards safely with minimum downtime

·         Liaise with all levels of management across all functions relating to engineering activities on the plan or breakdowns

·         Ensure high standards of housekeeping are maintained

·         Ensure that all health and safety and food hygiene procedures are always adhered to

·         To undertake any training courses as the need of the business dictates

·         Ensure the efficient usage of spare parts, consumables and equipment

           Satisfactory completion of the engineering plan, designated areas and equipment


  • Carry out planned maintenance on the equipment which includes in depth visual checks to critical machinery components to identify damage and metal on metal contact or wear
  • Document PPM checks and record any necessary corrective action
  • Ensure that you have the relevant Legal compliance training completed (in liaison with the Health & Safety, Technical and the Training departments)

·         Understand how to trace faults (route cause analysis)

  • Highlight areas of improvement

·         Ensure that all statutory (industry guidelines), legal, food safety & customer requirements are met

  • Understand relevant legislation, internal company policies and procedures, codes of practice, technical specifications, COSHH regulations and developments in H.A.C.C.P systems relevant to the department

·         Ensure that you understand and adhere to your personal responsibilities with regard the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Environmental Protection Act 1990, Site Environmental Permit, company HSE policies, site safety rules, and procedures at all times

·         To identify hazards in the workplace and actively take part in the behavioral safety programme

  • Carry out activities with full awareness of their impact on the environment, both in terms of people and the local area



To apply for the Nights Maintenance Engineer role, please send your CV along with your salary details, quoting ref: 4777HI by email to Harry Iggleden : higgleden@ros.jobs RoS International Ltd, 16 Parliament Street, Hull, HU1 2AP, Tel 01482 211155

RoS International Ltd is a well-established and respected Engineering and Technical Recruitment Company.  Since 1991 we have been placing staff into both permanent and contract vacancies throughout the UK.

We often have such a large response to our advertisements that we are unable to provide feedback to every applicant. If you do not receive an email from us within the next 14 days your application has been unsuccessful. We would like to keep your details on file for future vacancies unless you state otherwise