Plant Engineer (Projects & Maintenance)


This job of a Plant Engineer is within a food manufacturing environment and the candidate will be expected to overlook the whole plant vis a vis maintenance and overall upkeep related to machinery repairs, refrigeration, improvements and optimisation possibilities etc. while managing a small team.

  • Oversee the plant's systems:  electrical, mechanical and refrigeration
  • Plan and execute the preventative maintenance program for the plant
  • Support and lead the maintenance team to trouble shoot and repair equipment
  • Manage and lead the maintenance team as well as liaising with external contractors as needed
  • Oversee the installation of machinery and equipment
  • Ensure that all machinery and equipment operate within the Health and Safety standards
  • Laising with contractors and communicating with suppliers 
  • Carrying out general administrative duties related to the role - updating records, setting procedures and systems in place etc
  • Project Management of any new and upcoming projects

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • 8 years experience as a minimum witin a manufacturing environment with direct experience in the food industry preferred
  • Experience within industrial refrigiration seen as an asset
  • Sound knowledge of Electronics would be ideal
  • Proven record of project management jobs carried out
  • Fluency in both Maltese and English required
  • Problem solver
  • Approachable and good communicator at all levels
  • Good organisational skills

Education & Experience

  • Warranted Electrical Engineer ideally with sound knowledge of Electronics
  • Knowledge of HACCP seen as an added bonus

Job Reference: LD604

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    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Senior Management
  • Employer industry
    Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Import, Wholesale & Distribution, Manufacturing

Engineering Jobs in Malta involve the production, preparation, alteration and repair of structures. Jobs in engineering include civil engineering, electrical engineering, environmental, general, maintenance engineering, mechanic, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, quality assurance, quality control, R&D, structural engineering, technical, technician and telecoms roles.

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