About the job

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer


Continentals (4 On, 4 Off / Days & Nights)



We are looking for motivated Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers to join a globally recognised food manufacturer in Gateshead. Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager you will be a key member in ensuring the production facility is kept running. You will be involved in all aspects of planned and reactive maintenance within their operation. With progressive training and development this company is always is always looking to enhance its employees and their skill sets, whilst additionally being supported by a welcoming team of engineers. The position will appeal to a strong engineer looking for their next challenging role within in a secure and stable company.


Role Description

• Providing both Reactive & PPM maintenance

• Working on a variety of machinery including food production machinery

• Being involved in Project Work

• Fault Finding both Electrical Mechanical

• Adhering To All Health & Safety On Site

• Working On PLC Controlled Machinery


Skills and Qualifications

• Maintenance Engineering Experience

• NVQ/BTEC Level 3 In Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

• PLC Experience

• Hydraulics and Pneumatics

• Food Production Experience - Advantageous



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