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Mechanical Engineer

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One of Europe’s leading food processing companies in Okehampton, Devon are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their team on a full time, permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established team, who have a desire to produce better food naturally. The job will require the candidate to support the efficient running of the factory through maintenance and reactive repair. This will include pro-active tasks to include projects, line improvements, off line repairs, planned maintenance and any other tasks deemed appropriate Role and Responsibilities • Carry out reactive maintenance to all plant, equipment, services and buildings as required, to include fault finding and repairs. • Carry out planned preventative maintenance and monitoring as per schedules • Assist with developing and implementing line improvements. • Record and communicate all findings. • Work with the management and supervisors to achieve the department daily targets. • Work with team leaders and the management team to ensure targets are met on safety, quality, output, efficiency, energy and waste. • Work to a clean as you go policy, ensure your work area is kept clean at all times. • Work in a face paced environment. • Adhere to all company policies and procedures. Qualifications and Experience • Experience as a Mechanical Engineer • Basic Electrical knowledge an advantage • Experienced in engineering within a production or manufacturing environment • Experience working in FMCG is desirable • Suitable Engineering Qualifications • Experience of welding/ fabricating (TIG required) • Experience of working at height (desired) • Scissor lift Licence ( training can be provided) • The ability to work closely with multiple teams is essential and willingness to continually improve our process is fundamental to this role. • A high level of organisation and the ability to multi task • Enthusiastic, reliable, and self-motivated. • Work on your own initiative Additional Information • Location: Okehampton, Devon • Hourly Rate: £15.50ph • Hours: Monday to Friday (40 hours) • Shifts: 11:00- 20.00 • Immediate start • Free car parking • PPE (Personal protective equipment) provided • Opportunity to develop and increase the hourly rate • Will offer training and development throughout career

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