Maintenance Engineer






£44,000 to £45,000 Per Annum


25 days holiday + Great Pension


Glasgow / Kirkintilloch

Contract Type:


Maintenance Engineer (Electrical bias)

Glasgow / Kirkintilloch

Salary £44,625 per annum

A leading Food Manufacturing business operating from a modern purpose-built facility. They are seeking to appoint a Maintenance Engineer to join their long-serving Engineering team. This organisation is a global leader within the sector they operate and have BRC AA+ accreditation. They supply major grocery retailers and other customers and have invested in their production plant and machinery, providing a wide range of interesting modern plant and machines for their Engineers to work on.

The Role

Monday to Friday, 6am-2pm, 2-10pm, alternate weeks.

This is a great opportunity to join a stable business that can offer a sociable shift pattern (no weekend or night shifts), job satisfaction, job security and a varied and interesting role.

Working as part of an experienced Engineering team, you will play your part in ensuring the efficient maintenance of all production machinery. This will include the following duties:

  • Completing reactive maintenance duties on food production equipment and associated machinery (responding to breakdowns, fault finding and repairing).
  • Planned Maintenance activities (servicing, daily checks).
  • Completing project work such as the installation of new machinery, upgrades, and modifications.
  • Working in a safe manner in line with Health and Safety requirements, Hygiene and Food Safety guidelines.
  • Maintaining and administrating planned maintenance on a computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Liaising with contractors visiting site.
  • Assisting with Continuous Improvement initiatives, leading improvement activities.
  • Process engineering and improvement within the Engineering department.
  • Work proactively to improve production efficiencies by reducing changeover times, and minimising downtime.
  • Occasional assistance with facilities engineering, and maintaining the fabric of the building.
  • Fault finding with PLC’s, pneumatics and mechanical components.

The Person

  • Electrically biased Maintenance Engineer.
  • Previous maintenance engineering experience, possibly within food manufacturing, or other manufacturing environment.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • The ability to communicate efficiently with contractors to organise on site work.
  • The ability to be logical and analytical.
  • The ability to understand the needs of the business and prioritise your workload accordingly.
  • The ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
  • The ability to fault find on PLC's and good general knowledge on pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical elements.

Maintenance Engineer Salary £44,625 per annum + Pension + 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Benefits. Ref 3487

This role is commutable from: Glasgow, Kirkintilloch, Bishopbriggs, Coatbridge, Lennoxtown, Airdrie, Moodiesburn, Cumbernauld, Bonnybridge, Kilsyth, Falkirk, Stenhousemuir