Engineering Technician

Job Titles:
Electrical, Engineering
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Extensive, £8k Shift Allowance, Bonus,
Contract Type:


Location: Beckton 

Salary: £35k basic + £8k shift allowance + Bonus + Extensive Benefits 

About the Role:

As Engineering Technician you will be responsible for delivering world class engineering technical excellence in fault resolution, maintenance standards which promotes the delivery of site scorecard measures.

Continuous Improvement & best practice delivery of mechanical & electrical standards will be key, as will maintenance of manufacturing equipment, building infrastructure, building services & utilities provision using co-ordinated corrective, preventative & predictive maintenance techniques. Through this you will minimise Equipment Failure Downtime and catastrophic failure impact to site manufacturing capability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in delivering Engineering department vision and strategic plan and to develop and deploy a strategy for energy, equipment and maintenance which supports the progression & development of the site in line with the client requirements.
  • Develop World Class engineering solutions with the team, driving a culture of strong performance, striving to achieve full personal potential and achieve business objectives.
  • Work in partnership with the Operation core teams, to improve key business results and to develop engineering skills and knowledge by promoting a professional manufacturing team culture.
  • Develop, implement & deliver a robust strategy for mechanical, electrical, building services & utilities provision and control of engineering budgets to deliver the most cost effective results.
  • Identify and action opportunities for improvements within the engineering environment to promote a continuous improvement culture within the engineering and operational teams.
  • Pro-active resolution of site engineering services to meet factory requirements and drive improvements to all energy/environmental delivery measures.
  • Provide and monitor factory wide support systems for the adherence to company policies and statutory regulations for health, safety and environment, for staff and contractor management.
  • Work in partnership with the Central Engineering Department to plan and support all capital engineering projects to ensure successful completion within cost, quality and time targets.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Practical Engineering / Technical / Facilities Maintenance experience with a proven track record of maintenance service delivery
  • Extensive experience of working within a strategic, target driven manufacturing environment which is measured by robust Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Extensive experience of providing technical expertise for completing Intrusive Planned & Preventative Maintenance Schedules ( PMs ) HACCP studies and audits
  • Working knowledge and application experience of delivering specific Health, Safety & Environmental legislation
  • Extensive experience of Safety Systems to manage work of internal resources and external contractors utilising: Isolation / Lock-off procedures, Risk Assessment and Permit to Work
  • Considerable production line experience, preferably within a fast moving FMCG environment
  • Experience in the maintenance of complex Programmable Logic Controllers ( PLC ), Man Machine Interfaces ( MMI ) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition ( SCADA ) systems
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & negotiation skills
  • IT literate; including MS Word & Excel


  • City & Guilds or relevant qualification, along with a 17th Edition regulation certificate (or equivalent)
  • ONC or HNC in electrical / mechanical engineering (or equivalent)