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Mechanical Engineer

Prestige Recruitment Specialists are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to work within a large manufacturing organisation in the Hull area.

Our client is one of the largest pork processors in the UK, dealing with multiple customers, the foodservice sector and further processors.

Our client is one of the largest pork processors in the UK, dealing with multiple customers, the foodservice sector and further processors.

The main purpose of the role is to maintain the designated plant and equipment sufficiently to enable the business to operate within food hygiene and health and safety regulations.

Main duties include:

  • Maintain plant and equipment to optimum standards safely with minimum downtime
  • Liaise with all levels of management across all functions relating to engineering activities on the plan or breakdowns
  • Ensure high standards of housekeeping are maintained
  • Ensure that all health and safety and food hygiene procedures are adhered to at all times
  • To undertake any training courses as the need of the business dictates
  • Ensure the efficient usage of spare parts, consumables and equipment
  • Satisfactory completion of the engineering plan, designated areas and equipment
  • Routinely test the metal detection equipment and failsafe features
  • Carry out planned maintenance on the equipment which includes in depth visual checks to critical machinery components to identify damage and metal on metal contact or wear
  • Document PPM checks and record any necessary corrective action
  • Understand the principles of metal detection and have a thorough knowledge of the equipment and testing routines
  • Ensure that you have the relevant Legal compliance training completed (in liaison with the Health & Safety, Technical and the Training departments)
  • Understand how to trace faults (route cause analysis)
  • Highlight areas of improvement
  • Ensure that all statutory (industry guidelines), legal, food safety & customer requirements are met
  • Understand relevant legislation, internal company policies and procedures, codes of practice, technical specifications, COSHH regulations and developments in H.A.C.C.P systems relevant to the department
  • Ensure that you understand and adhere to your personal responsibilities with regard the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Environmental Protection Act 1990, Site Environmental Permit, company HSE policies, site safety rules, and procedures at all times
  • To identify hazards in the workplace and actively take part in the behavioral safety programme
  • Carry out activities with full awareness of their impact on the environment, both in terms of people and the local area

Note that the list of duties is not exhaustive and is intended for guidance only.

Sunday to Thursday 9:30pm to 6:00am

Please call Liz at Prestige Recruitment Specialists for more information regarding the role, telephone 01482 212 581. Prestige Recruitment Specialists Ltd are acting as an employment agency working on behalf of the client.
Your application will be given consideration and a shortlist of applicants will be submitted to our Client. If you have not heard within 7 days, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Prestige Recruitment Specialists Limited is an award winning independent recruitment agency that has been firmly established for over 25 years within Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.


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