Multi-Skilled Engineer


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Graduate - Multi Discipline
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Multi-Skilled Engineer

Location: Preston

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Job type: Permanent, Full-Time (day and night shifts), Sponsorship available

Gafoor is a dynamic and rapidly growing family-owned business in Preston. They are a key player in their sector operating on a national basis, supplying poultry products to leading blue chip manufacturers.

The role:

As an Engineer you will be required to work closely with the manufacturing team maintaining and servicing all processing machinery to ensure that machinery downtime is kept to a minimum and that all preventative maintenance is conducted to avoid production disruption.

You will need to have worked in a similar manufacturing environment and be able to carry out preventative maintenance, fault finding and deal with machine down-time efficiently.

The candidate will rotate as part of a multi-disciplinary team working across both day and night shifts. Excellent communication skills are a must as well as a flexible and proactive approach to ensure the needs of the business are met. Occasional weekend work is required for installation and larger scale maintenance projects in order to avoid disruption during normal production times.

The company is able and willing to provide sponsorship for the role so applications are welcome from candidates all over the world, as long as you have the required skill set. 

Key duties:

  • Complete repairs and breakdowns in a timely manner and perform RCA's (Root Cause Analysis) to ensure corrective and preventative actions are completed
  • Maintain the highest standards of housekeeping
  • Comply with all company Health & Safety rules and be able to escalate any failures
  • Work closely with the Engineering Team Leader and the Manufacturing Managers
  • Be part of an Engineering team dedicated to providing a world class service
  • Be confident to communicate effectively and have the initiative to take the lead when required
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices
  • Comply with all existing SWPs and contribute to the continuous improvement of SWPs
  • In the future support Apprentices on site

Key Requirements:

  • Must be fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Excellent I.T Skills
  • Time served electrical and/or mechanical apprenticeship or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' post qualification experience working in a fast-paced factory environment
  • You must be qualified to an equivalent level at a minimum NVQ level 3 - or HND, HNC, ONC, City & Guilds etc. in a relevant subject
  • Good experience and able to demonstrate a methodical approach to fault finding, including PLC’s
  • Conversant with UK Health & Safety rules, regulations and best practices
  • Ability to priorities workload and concisely record information
  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and a covering letter detailing your salary expectations, availability to commence work and domestic current location. 

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Electrical Maintenance, Installations, Electrical Services, Field Service Engineer, Service Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Service Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician, Repair Engineer, Repair Technician, Multi Skilled Handyperson will also be considered for this role.

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