Location
Walsingham, UK
Job Function
Engineering
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
11 Feb 2022
The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Location: Walsingham NR22 6BD

Shift: Monday-Friday early and late shifts on site, plus rota for call outs, including weekend cover for a 24/7 production facility. 

We are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join the team at our Walsingham site.

Our engineers are responsible for the overall maintenance of the site including both reactive and planned maintenance tasks, fault finding and plant optimisation whilst supporting the engineering manager. You will work with the engineering manager in creating and building capital plans whilst working to a budget.

The scope of this role covers maximising production efficiencies, product consistency and service whilst ensuring that feed safety and Health and Safety standards are never compromised.

Your responsibilities will include:
- P
lanned preventative maintenance utilising agreed schedules and reactive maintenance as required.
- Managing engineering spares, including sourcing parts and other spares in a cost effective manner.
- Ensuring that the achievement of food safety and health and safety is always a priority.
- Quick resolution of plant breakdowns, faults, leaks etc.
- Working efficiently and making best use of plant downtime due to mechanical and electrical failures.
- Monitoring plant condition on a regular basis to prevent unnecessary equipment failures.
- Working with the Engineering team to ensure site is electrically & mechanically safe.
- Contribute ideas to identify and implement energy cost saving.
 
The skills, experience and knowledge we’re looking for include:
HNC (or equivalent) Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.
- Multi-skilled engineer.
- Able to work with 
planned maintenance systems, preferably within the Food industry.
Good H&S knowledge in legislation and application (IOSH qualification would be desirable but not essential)
A logical and structured thinker, with a strong ability to solve problems.
Exposure to high volume manufacturing; CI or lean methodologies.
- Great 
Communication skills so you can honestly and openly talk with any member of our team, to get across technical information in a way they understand.

Good for people, Good for business

We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  Ambitious people with an inquisitive mind who work with passion, independently and who take responsibility will succeed at AB Agri.  Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career.

We aim to provide a happy, enjoyable and motivating atmosphere that’s closely aligned with our purpose to change agriculture for the better.  We offer a competitive salary, company pension, complete induction with ongoing training and generous holiday allowance.

An active wellbeing programme, community volunteering, development opportunities and a range of flexible benefits for you to tailor to your lifestyle all contribute to our being a great place to work. 

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes less than 2 minutes.

If you need assistance with making your application or require any adjustments throughout our process just let us know and we’ll be happy to assist. 

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