Job description


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


Site Maintenance Engineer - Thetford - paying up to £37,000

A leading manufacturing business in Thetford are looking to hire an experienced Site Maintenance Engineer on a full time, permanent basis. Reporting into the Engineering Manager, you will take full responsibility for all site services needs, from preventative maintenance, repairs and servicing of various parts, components, valves, pumps and machines.

Responsibilities will include:

Operate to a high degree of Health and Safety standards
Operate within the HSE protocols
Carry out corrective maintenance activities
Carry out small projects and modifications
Assess machine breakdowns and resolve issue quickly
Carry out test runs and start-ups of installations and systems, following any repair work
Produce proposals for improvements
Manage and support contractors who are joining from outside of the business
Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance inspections
Carry out corrective maintenance repairs
Carry out general maintenance

Candidates with the following experience, knowledge and skills will be required:

Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship background
Good General Workshop skills**
Proven Welding Skills (both MIG & TIG)
Brazing and Silver Soldering experience
Pipe work Skills
Pump Diagnosis and Maintenance Skills
Knowledge of Steam and associated equipment
Sprinkler Systems knowledge
Background or experience carrying out electrical work

**Applicants who have worked within similar roles in the food manufacturing/FMCG industry will be favourable.

In return you'll get the opportunity to work for a leading, well known business whose products are recognised and used heavily across the UK. The business offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes 25 days holiday (+ 8 Bank Holidays), Company Pension (up to 5%), Life Assurance (4 X your salary) along with double time pay for shutdowns and an extra day's holiday for the Christmas shutdown.

They are also offering flexible working hours with scope for either early start/early finish or late start/late finish - depending on your requirements.

If you have the skills and experience required, please submit a copy of your CV straight away to be considered

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