VACANCY: Maintenance Fitter/ Mechanic

Meade Farm Group are currently recruiting a Maintenance Fitter/ Mechanic to join our expanding maintenance team. The role is suitable for a motivated individual who is capable of working with complex mechanical and electrical production lines in a fast-paced environment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Carry out preventative, emergency and predictive maintenance of all equipment throughout the factory

  • Liaise with and assist any 3rd party contractors in carrying out their duties on site.

  • Troubleshoot with respect to repair of all equipment on the production floor, whilst ensuring downtime is kept to a minimum

  • Maintain a high standard to Health & Safety during maintenance work.

  • Complete all required documentation accurately.

  • Conduct mechanical and electrical repairs within the factory.

Qualifications/ Experience

  • FAS mechanical diploma/ Trade certificate

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Electrical experience would be an advantage

  • Experience in pneumatics would be beneficial

  • Knowledge of CMMS systems is desirable

  • Previous experience with packaging equipment in an FMCG environment is highly desirable

  • Full clean driving licence

  • Flexibility in relation to working hours, the role will entail evenings/ weekend work.

Key Behaviours/ Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Self-motivated and energetic

  • Be health & safety conscious

  • Work efficiently as part of a team and also on own initiative