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Engineering Technician

Permanent (permanent)
Manufacturing and Production
Cullybackey, County Antrim
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: ME/B/2024_1717581199
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Job description

Staffline Recruitment are offering permanent job for Maintenance Technician for our client Cranswick based in Cullybackey , one of the UK's leading food producer and supplier of premium , fresh and added-value food products.

Job purpose

* Providing engineering resource in carrying out and developing planned preventative, predictive and breakdown maintenance, repairs, refurbishment, installation, improvements and modification or upgrade to plant and services to minimise downtime and maintain the equipment in the best possible condition to attain world class performance from all assets.

* Proactively developing a continuous improvement culture in support of all machinery and equipment to effectively reduce engineering downtime, thereby maintaining plant availability, efficiency, productivity and product quality at all times.

* Developing high Engineering, Quality, Safety and Hygienic standards within Engineering.

* The role holder will be involved in dealing with employees at all levels of the business and liaising with different departments as needed while complying and assisting in the creation of high standards and procedures. . Ensuring that all activities comply with food safety, quality and legality

Key responsibilities:

To work across both mechanical and electrical trades as qualified and authorised.

* Ensure all engineering work is carried out in an efficient and effective manner, in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice, Health and Safety Legislation and current Company Standards. * Fault diagnosis and breakdown repairs of plant, machinery and site services - both trades.

* Planned maintenance (PM), modifications, installations and upgrades to plant machinery and site services.

* To utilise the CMMS fully and assist in its development to achieve 'World Class' asset performance.

* To undertake statutory checks as directed by the management team.

* To deal directly with suppliers on machine or plant issues.

* Proactive involvement in Project work, including the installation and commissioning of machines and equipment within authorised skill level.

* Upkeep and alteration of electrical and mechanical drawings as needed.

* To work with, or lead, multi-functional teams on CI initiatives using agreed techniques to improve production processes and plant design to minimise downtime and improve safety and quality performance.

* To work as part of a team with operations to improve site production processes and plant design to minimise downtime and improve safety and quality.

* To undertake training and up-skilling programs as directed by business needs and to keep abreast of technological advancements.

* To obtain Permits to Work and to sign out Permits to Work where ever required

* To undertake other duties as requested with due regard to relevant engineering, operational quality, safety and hygiene standards.


* Multi skilled HNC (Dual-skilled)

* 17th Edition Wiring Regulations. (Electrical)


* Minimum of 5 years' experience as a skilled engineering crafts person / technician.

* Practical experience gained within engineering function

Skills /Knowledge

* To be conversant Health and Safety requirements directly relating to the Engineering function

* Working knowledge of CMMS

* Wide range of knowledge of functional engineering disciplines

* Ability to solve problems using a logical thought process and implement solutions to prevent re-occurrences

* To undertake self-measurement and development as appropriate.

* Ability to work consistently to high standards and prioritise tasks accordingly to workload.

* The jobholder will be able to show evidence in being able to operate under pressure in a fast-moving technical environment.

* Low level management experience desirable.

* Sound decision making skills. * Good communication skills both verbal and written

* The ability to work as part of a multi-faceted team or independently as the situation demands.

* PC literate with the ability to use Microsoft Office to produce various reports

* Must be able to demonstrate a flexible skill set fully exploiting cross or multi skill elements of training without trade demarcation.

* To be fully conversant and compliant with site Permit to Work and Isolation & Lock Off procedures.

* Coaching Skills / Train the Trainer

* Maintenance Techniques and Philosophies

* Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques


* Effective Decision Making

* Communication * Teamwork

* Self-Development

* Influencing

* Planning and organisation

* Problem solving

* Tenacity

* High work standards

* Analytical Thinking

* Conceptual Thinking

* Inspiring others Employees

Working hours:

Monday to Friday

Alternate weeks of 5am to 1.30pm and 12 noon to 8.30pm.



If you would like to apply for this role please send your cv to [email protected] or call Lidia on 07384218448

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