Site Engineer

Posted 06 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline FMCG
Contact NameEmma Olsen

Job description

Candour Talent are currently recruiting for an experienced Site Engineer - Electrical Bias to work in a manufacturing company in the Blackwood area.

Reporting directly to the Senior Engineer, the Site Engineer will be responsible for supporting all site Engineering and Maintenance requirements. Ensuring efficient production through maintenance of assets, assured technical capabilities and compliance with regulatory and company requirements.


  • This is a full time, permanent.

  • Working a two-shift rota of Days: 06:00am - 14:30pm Afternoons: 14:00pm - 22:30pm

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of expertise in relation to planned and reactive maintenance.

  • Complete required documentation and services reports as required.

  • Working with the Senior Engineer to implement a strategy that will ensure the Engineering function is effective, cost optimised, well-motivated, flexible and continually adapts to changing circumstances.

  • Using work methods and practices that comply with legislative, moral and European directive requirements.

  • Ensure input of data on availability of systems to support the Senior Engineer in effectively managing inventory, minimise working capital and control purchasing.

  • Ensure compliance to Health & Safety, Food safety and environment legislation and adapt safe working practices at all times.

  • Provide technical advice to problem solving and innovative solutions.

  • Order and negotiate the price of materials.

  • Work in partnership with the Senior Engineer to ensure that the productive capability of the plant is optimised and improved for the needs of the business. This includes the provision and use of services on which the business depends (gas, water, electricity, compressed air) and the environment.

  • Follow the set standards and procedures that are in place that govern all engineering activities on site including in particular; all aspects of new asset realisation, safe working practices and management of contractors.

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate your multi- skilled engineering expertise through time served experience and qualifications.

  • A time served engineer with BTEC Level 3 qualification is essential. HNC or HND qualification in an Engineering discipline - desirable

  • Good knowledge of technical Health & Safety requirements.

  • Excellent trouble-shooter with the ability to resolve problems effectively, and within a cost-effective manner / within budget.

  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrable record of influencing at all levels within an organisation.

  • Confident decision maker who understands the commercial implications of decisions.

  • Food safety qualification level 2 and above - essential (training can be provided)

  • Knowledge and experience of external audits.

  • Fully computer literate and proficient on all Microsoft software and experience using CMMS systems.

  • Experience fault finding on PLC/Invertors.

  • Ability to read and follow electrical/Pneumatic diagrams.


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