Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

Location Redruth
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £43,600 per annum
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard

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Are you an experienced and qualified Multiskilled Engineer, looking to join a market-leading business with a huge focus on building a great working culture? This could be the perfect role for you! Offering an excellent opportunity to join a small and friendly team within a growing brand, supporting the maintenance of factory equipment and site services. Duties cover a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical and automation.


  • Maintain all machinery, ensuring it produces to maximum output and meets H&S standards, as well actively seeking equipment upgrades to improve safety and efficiency.

  • Attend breakdowns and action repairs across the factory, ensuring all measures taken are recorded.

  • Driving equipment upgrades and improvements and using the engineering CMMS system to log work and stores requests.

  • Responding to alarms and emergency situations and supporting outside contractors whilst working on site.

  • Complete both mechanical and electrical pro-active and reactive maintenance.

  • Maintain a positive attitude and showcase great teamwork and collaboration with customers and colleagues.

  • Respond to alarms and emergency requests, assisting outside contractors working on site.

About you:

  • Proven Multiskilled Engineer with electrical bias preferred.

  • Qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.

  • Appropriate C&G 2382 BS 7671:2018 Edition IEE regulations qualifications.

  • Knowledge of automation, PLC programming and SCADA systems.

  • Competent in electromechanical & pneumatic systems, electrical panels, industrial wiring, welding, machining and steam boilers etc.

Applicants will ideally have previous fault-finding and engineering experience gained within an FMCG environment, ideally the food industry, alongside an understanding of HACCP principles. Additionally, the successful Multiskilled Mechanical Engineer will be based in Cornwall with their own transport.

The shifts involve working 3 on 4 off, followed by 4 on, 3 off, across 12 hour shifts starting at either 6am or 10am. There will additionally be some night on-call work some weeks on rotation.


  • Competitive annual salary.

  • Company events and activities.

  • Free products weekly.

  • An excellent team environment.

This is a full time, permanent role, offering the chance to join a fantastic team and a company who take pride in prioritising their employee happiness. If you think it could be the perfect fit for you, don't hesitate - apply now!


Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.