Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Ashford


Multiskilled Engineer



Our client based on the outskirts of Ashford are currently looking for a Mulitskilled Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis, you will be a key player in the operational team to ensure optimum production while acheiving minimum production downtime.

Key Responsibilties

- Ensure that performance of plant is maintained at agreed levels - aim of 100%.

- Plan and complete tasks for self from PPM and Manufacturers schedules.

- Support production, with ideas and initiative's to optimise line efficiency

- Encourage an open communication culture between departments. (Engineering, Technical, Production, Planning, NPD, and Hygiene).

- To be a role model for the Operatives in assisting and driving the agreed standards with shift and site managers

- Planned maintenance tasks including daily checks.

- Checks include start up, line set (safety, operations, technical and engineering), routine maintenance in accordance with manufacturer's schedules, complete relevant documentation in accordance with Company policies and procedures.


- PLC fault finding/diagnostics along with a strong health and safety ethic.

- Food safety, allergen handling and HACCP knowledge would be beneficial.

- Relevant Engineering qualifications (Electrical Mechanical Engineering, health & safety, etc.)

- Ability to show resilience and a flexible approach.

- Able to work rotating shift pattern.

- Full understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality.

- Good communication skills with the authority to stop production and place materials on hold if they fail to meet the Company's quality standards.

- Maintenance of PPM & Defect systems - completion of paperwork, requests, etc. Measurement of downtime on relevant lines.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Kieran on

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