Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer - Cardiff

Position Overview:

Full Time, Permanent - Rotating Shift Pattern (6am - 2pm / 2pm - 10pm)



Company Overview:

Pets Choice is a leading pet products manufacturer whose industry knowledge spans over 135 years. Based in Blackburn, Lancashire, the Pets Choice portfolio of brands offers a variety of products for pets and wild animals under its brands; Webbox, TastyBone, Meatiful, Spike’s World, Goodwyns, Davies, Oceanic and Vitakraft. Each brand offers a unique insight into animals from dogs to ducks and produces high-quality products that cater to a wide variety of consumer needs. As a trusted partner, Pets Choice provide private label goods including extruded food, wet food and retorted trays, and baked fresh meat treats. The business also offers additional services such as packaging design, fulfilment and logistics. With a broad range of capabilities and distribution channels worldwide, Pets Choice are proud to be a major supplier to the UK grocery, independents and pet speciality sectors.


  • Carry out preventative maintenance, fault finding and deal with machine down-time efficiently.
  • Action repairs and ensure that all measures taken are recorded so recurrent faults can be recognised
  • Electrical and mechanical proactive and re-active maintenance
  • Provide assistance in troubleshooting and identification of equipment problems
  • Maintain relationships with production operators to foster a good team environment when working on the equipment.
  • Write SOP's and other technical documents in support of the engineering department as well as the end users.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices.

Key attributes and skills:

  • Electrical bias with mechanical skills.
  • Time served electrical apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • ONC/HNC in engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience gained from food manufacturing
  • Able to demonstrate a methodical approach to fault finding, including PLC's
  • Familiar with Health & Safety rules, regulations and best practices
  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.

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