You’ll manage the maintenance function in your company which means looking after all the plant and equipment in the company or your part of it.
You’ll have responsibility for leading the maintenance team, preventive maintenance systems, spare parts and stores.
Your job will involve making sure that breakdowns leading to lost production are minimised and everything proceeds smoothly and on schedule.
This means planning, directing and coordinating activities on day to basis.
Engineers form a critical part of a food & drink manufacturing and are in very high demand – get qualified and you’ve a great career ahead of you. With many sites working 24/7 and processes becoming ever more automated, the need for equipment and machinery to be well maintained and available for use at all times is vital to production.
A range of Engineering and Engineering Maintenance roles exist across Mechanical and Electrical disciplines. Most food manufacturing and processing companies will employ Multi-Skilled Engineers and more specialist Automation / Electrical Engineers.