Maintenance Engineer

Posted 10 months ago

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer (multi-skilled but electrically bias)

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Salary: £38K – £40K plus benefits

Location: Dudley, West Midlands

Industry: Automation & Packaging Machinery

Wentworth James Group has engaged with a key client and a market leading business within Automation & Packaging Solutions for the Food industry based in Dudley, West Midlands. Due to team growth we are seeking an onsite Maintenance Engineer (Multi-skilled) but electrically bias, based in Dudley to join on a permanent basis.

Working hours: Any 5 from 7 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm

Job Description

The purpose of a Shift Engineer is to ensure the smooth day to day running of the technical function and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to.

Key Duties of a Shift Engineer: 

  • Providing engineering solutions and assist in an operational capacity whilst supporting Food safety/Hygiene Health and Safety procedures.
  • Monitoring all machines and ancillary plant
  • Follow preventative maintenance and lubrication schedules
  • Inspection outside production hours some week end overtime working will be required to suit the business needs
  • To carry out scheduled work to restore machines and site back to standard.
  • To carry out change overs when required.
  • Look for opportunities to continuously improve machine performance.
  • To assist in colleague training and development when required.
  • Drive own personal development through training and work-based experience.


  • 17th edition
  • Fully complete apprenticeship is desirable, with packing experience
  • Proven experience working with packaging machinery within fast moving consumable goods environment
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Able to communicate and motivate others is an essential part of the role.
  • Experience of pneumatics including but not limited to :Horizontal flow packers, Vertical form fill baggers, Carton erectors, Gluing systems, Checkweighrers.

Additional Information

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Retail discounts via our benefit platform

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering

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