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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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Circa £35,000
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Westray Recruitment Consultants are delighted to be supporting the search for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer with an Electrical bias to work within a high volume manufacturer based in Gateshead. This is a permanent role and you’ll work across a 3 shift system of 06:00-14:00, 14:00-22:00 and 22:00-06:00 on a rotating basis. The ideal candidate will have experience with Investors and Allen Bradley PLCs and will be best suited to applicants from an FMCG or food production background.


Working in a high volume, fast-paced environment, the successful applicant will:

  • Provide both planned & reactive maintenance and repair of a host of semi-automated and automated machinery
  • Work with Allen Bradley PLCs to deliver fault-finding activities
  • Showcase multi-skilled experience and be comfortable delivering mechanical duties
  • Systematically diagnose the cause of any failure of equipment
  • Identify root causes wherever possible and communicate with relevant personnel to ensure an efficient solution
  • Maintain a safe and tidy working environment
  • Ensure that all health and safety regulations are followed
  • Utilise experience of continuous improvements and project integration for the benefit of the company


To be successful, you will:

  • Have served a recognized electrical apprenticeship
  • Be able to work at pace and with accuracy within a high volume production environment
  • Adopt a flexible, motivated and diligent approach to investigate, troubleshoot, locate and repair faults
  • Have the ability to work with minimum supervision both independently and as part of a wider, cohesive team


In return, you’ll be rewarded with a permanent contract, a fantastic shift pattern and a salary of up to £34,500.


Please apply for this position and your CV will go directly to our Engineering Consultant, Matthew Hickford who is leading the search. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please get in touch with Matthew on 0191 492 6622 or email your CV to [email protected]

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