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Multi-Skilled Engineer Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Multi-skilled Engineer

Hours of Work: 8hour Double Day shift (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm) Monday to Friday

Department: Engineering

Location:  Berry M&H,

Job Description:

Purpose: Role requires an enthusiastic engineer to work in all aspects of maintenance, predominantly on autonomous, preventive maintenance programs and breakdowns, and a supporting role with C.I. projects and refurbishment as required. Where machine safety systems are correct for the environment and safe working practices are paramount.


  • To work together with team in a flexible manner to achieve maximum productivity throughout the shift, liaising with the Shift Engineer to resolve problem areas.
  • Work in a team to deliver sustainable preventative maintenance and reactive and efficient breakdown service on operational equipment.
  • Work to set a program of preventative and autonomous maintenance.
  • Reactive to breakdowns as required by shift team leader.
  • Develop an enthusiastic “can do” methodology to all tasks to be completed.
  • To complete all tasks in accordance with the relevant work procedures.
  • Ensure all tasks are completed efficiently and professionally.
  • Communicating all relevant information to the engineering team leaders.
  • Any other tasks requested to aid the efficient running of the engineering environment.
  • Work with 6’s practices and procedures in mind. To ensure that the work area is maintained in a safe and clean condition in accordance with site BRC and 6S standards and always being mindful of H&S requirements.
  • To work as part of a team and using your own initiative in both planned and emergency breakdown situations.
  • The Job Holder must, at all times, undertake tasks with due regard to the health and safety of themselves, their co-workers and visitors, following Company Safe Working Practices and all hygiene rules.
  • Employees must plan and perform their work in accordance with the Company Safety, Health and Environmental Policy, standards and procedures; and in compliance with statutory provisions.
  • Comply with all corporate policies and procedures within the organisation.
  • Alert management immediately of any significant changes to business risks and internal controls effectiveness.
  • Notify management and/or Human Resources immediately of any breach.

Job Specific Competencies:

Core Competencies:

  • Adaptability
  • Communication skills
  • Sound judgement skills
  • Able to manage risk
  • Personal accountability/ownership
  • Quality of work
  • Good Team Player
  • Reliable
  • Able to work under own initiative

Academic/Professional Qualifications (or equivalent qualifiers)

  • Educated to GCSE Grade 4/C level or above
  • Qualified in at least one core discipline (Electrical or Mechanical) and a strong understanding of a second.
  • Experienced in at least one core discipline (Electrical or Mechanical) and a strong understanding of a second.
  • Experience of production equipment including maintenance and refurbishment.

Technical Skills, Knowledge, Systems Knowledge (and associated skill level)

  • Knowledge of plastics manufacturing industry (desirable)
  • Engineering background / mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of production equipment including maintenance and refurbishment.