12hr Shifts - 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off
Our client is a leading food manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to continued growth, they are looking for an Electrically Biased Shift Engineer to join their expanding team. A very exciting time to join one of the UK's main food suppliers into all major supermarkets.
Role & Responsibilities:
*To carry out planned preventative, predictive and breakdown maintenance, repairs, refurbishment, installation, improvement and modification or upgrade of plant, food production, high-speed packaging and site services.
*Drive continuous improvements & process improvement work
*Carry out project work - electrical installation & modification
*Electrical fault finding & modifications of PLC's, HMi's, SCADA Systems and Control Panels
*Mechanical repair and fault finding
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
*Must have a minimum NVQ Level 3 Engineering - Time-served Apprenticeship
*Ideally be qualified to City & Guilds / ONC / HNC in Electrical Engineering
*Excellent problem solving & fault diagnosis skills
*Both strong electrical & mechanical fault finding and repair skills
*Must have worked in fast-paced environment - Ideally food or FMCG manufacturing
*Worked to a high-level on PLC systems, Control Panels, HMi's & SCADA Systems
*Beneficial to have electrical safety knowledge of isolations and electrical H&S standards
*Must have worked on high-speed food production & packaging machinery
Shifts & Benefits Package:
*Shift:-12hr Shifts - 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off (6-6)
*Salary:- £35k-£40k + Regular Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, Discounted Products, 20 Shift Days Holiday
Multi-Skilled Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Biased Maintenance Engineer, PLC Engineer, Controls & Automation Engineer, Packaging Engineer, Shift Maintenance Engineer
Job Reference No: SE1523 / 534
Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy -
Chris Gumm on or by sending your CV directly to him at
We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
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- Food Production
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