Maintenance Engineer - Marybank

Job details
Posting date: 14 January 2022
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Circa £33,000 depending on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 February 2022
Location: Marybank, Isle Of Lewis
Company: The Scottish Salmon Company
Job type: Permanent
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Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias)
Location: Marybank, Stornoway
Salary: Circa £33,000 per annum, dependent on experience

The Opportunity:

If you are an ambitious and motivated person looking for your next challenge in an exciting workplace, now is the perfect time to take your next step with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Due to significant investment in the company, we are now looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer with an Electrical Bias to support the Engineering Coordinator to provide a quality engineering service to the site including maintenance of the plant, machinery and services to a safe and reliable standard.

Key aspects of the role include:

Compliance – Ensure compliance of plant and equipment to current legislative standards such as: air receivers, lifting equipment, compressors, evaporators, fire-safety systems etc.
On-call and emergencies – take part in out of hours rota where required, respond to all process, fire alarms and assist the emergency services as required.
Supervision and support – Organise, supervise and support on-site contractors to fulfil the site and production maintenance function and any site improvement projects
Health & Safety and Housekeeping – Perform all duties in a safe manner and as a team member, ensure a safe working environment exists for all employees on the site, actively keep all working areas clear and clean.

Your Skills & Experience:

Previous experience of working as an electrician or electrical engineer with strong mechanical skills & background
18th Edition preferred but not essential as training will be provided
Experience of working in an FMCG environment
Structured and/or practical engineering training e.g. apprenticeship/HNC
Sound understanding of the importance of Health & Safety Issues, considerate of others safety
Knowledge and experience of Process Control systems
Strong team player as well as the ability to work on own initiative
Ability to prioritise to ensure efficient response to enquiries, whilst also able to work to deadlines
Flexibility in working hours based on an on-call rota, and to provide shift cover for absence where required

The Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, with regular reviews, we offer many other benefits including:

Enhanced relocation & accommodation support
Friends & family referral scheme
Market leading pension scheme
Holiday buy & sell scheme
Cycle to work & retail discount schemes
Employee assistance program
Critical Illness Cover – also for your spouse or partner
Occupational health service
Professional development opportunities

The Company:

Part of the Bakkafrost Group
600+ UK employees
We sell to over 26 countries around the world
We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
Sustainability is at the core of all of our activities

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands.

Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognising our commitment to Scotland, our industry and employees.

How to Apply:

Please complete and return the application form available on our website or send your CV and Cover Letter to

Please note, applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the advert will close once the successful candidate has been appointed.

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