Follow us to read latest industry news and to view our current opportunities



Not Specified

Job type


Multi Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer - Northampton


Minstrell Recruitment currently requires an experienced Multi Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer for a position available in the Northampton area

You will be required to effectively perform electrical and mechanical maintenance of all process equipment; actively maintaining our PPM schedule & internal maintenance requests. This role also includes developing continuous improvements, by leading/facilitating these through several department projects to all areas of the business. 

This is shift pattern role of 12 hour shifts 4 days on, 4 days off, 4 days on, days off and will rotate between 5:00am-5:00pm; 6:00am-6:00pm and 10:00am-10:00pm

Skills, Qualifications, Experience  

  • Previous experience working in a food/beverage manufacturing environment as a multi skilled engineer is essential
  • Multi skilled in both electrical & mechanical discipline      
  • Basic workshop skills                                                              
  • Ability to fault find & rectify                                                      
  • Ability to read electrical drawings                                      
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)  
  • Experience of working to appropriate health & safety standards & regulations, IOSH trained desirable but not a necessity       
  • 17TH Edition desirable but not a necessity  
  • Fabrication skills desirable but not a necessity                                          
  • Experience with industrial microwaves & gas ovens, high voltage is highly advantageous
  • Willingness to train & learn new skills                               
  • Must have flexibility in working hours & shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements.
  • Job holder should have experience and be able to combine their knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles to support the delivery of a successful production facility

Key duties and responsibilities  

  • Effectively performing electrical and mechanical maintenance of all process equipment; actively maintaining our PPM schedule & internal maintenance requests.
  • Focus on production start-up and continues support production throughout the course of the various shifts
  • Will enable a robust handover from day shift to implement any required after production maintenance or scheduled
  • Developing continuous improvements, leading/facilitating these through several departments’ projects to all areas of the business.
  • Timely delivery of reactive/planned engineering maintenance across site using tools & techniques such as RCA, 6S and Kaizen etc.
  • Identification and implementation of improvement ideas to achieve world-class standards relating to our KPI’s, quality and H&S measurements across the facility
  • Working on machinery/equipment such as: Industrial microwaves, gas ovens, high voltage transformers, blast freezers, slicers, hydraulic meat presses, multi-head check weighers, sealers, multivac wrapping machines, metal detectors, refrigeration plant (Ammonia/glycol)

For more information and to apply contact Wayne on 07794344486

  • Contact: Wayne Dillet

This position is now closed.

Share this Job:

Minstrell Recruitment Limited operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability.

Please be advised, to apply for this role candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We regularly experience a high volume of applications and in such instances; we are unable to respond to each application personally. If you have not received correspondence from us within 7 days of your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Our reputation for excellence has been earned from our team’s passion for detail, experience & honesty.


  • Construction: 0161 236 4736
  • Trades and Labour: 0161 871 6810


  • Construction: 0203 764 7515
  • Facilities Management: 0203 668 5140


  • All Enquiries: 0151 304 7070


  • All Enquiries: 01924 663510


  • All Enquiries: 01932 508635

Main Switchboard 03330 230056