Chargehand Maintenance Engineer

Chargehand Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Chargehand Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £31000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13970_1569569326
Contact Name: Natasha Elliott
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2019 08:28

Job Description

Chargehand Maintenance Engineer
£31,000-£34,000 DOE
Newport, Wales

Astute Technical are currently recruiting for an Engineering Charge Hand to work for a growing and respectable client within the Food Manufacturing industry.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Engineer to assist with the leadership of a team of Engineers ensuring best practise is followed within food safety, quality of products and legality. As an Engineering Charge Hand, you will assist with the direction, planning, coordination, control and completion of all projects within the manufacturing site.

As an Chargehand Maintenance Engineer, your duties will include:

  • Assist the Engineering supervisor in the planning and formulation of the daily engineering programme and delegate tasks accordingly to other engineering staff and Contractors
  • Review equipment design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications
  • Manage the day-to-day contractor control system
  • Repair, service and maintain equipment to ensure maximum operating efficiency. Purchase / carry spare parts to repair service and maintain equipment
  • Source additional contract personnel to repair service and maintain equipment as required but within budget
  • Manage day to day performance and conduct of engineering staff and contractors. Take necessary and appropriate action to maintain the company standards of both

To be considered for the Chargehand Maintenance Engineer role, candidates should have:

  • Must be PC literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong communicator, both verbal and written knowledge and understanding of health and safety
  • Flexible, Team player, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable working in both an office and factory environment
  • Good organisational skills, able to plan personal workload and ensure that colleagues deliver to agreed timescales

To be considered for the Chargehand Maintenance Engineer role, it would be desirable to have:

  • Experience in operating in a Food Manufacturing environment
  • Minimum ONC engineering qualification and time served apprenticeship, preferably multi-skilled a benefit
  • Knowledge of steam systems and refrigeration

Application Process:
Applying for this exciting opportunity could not be easier, simply email your up to date CV and covering letter to Natasha Elliott on or 02393 910 043

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.