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Permanent Night Shift Engineer

Posted 9 March by Hunter Selection Ltd Easy Apply Ended
Electrical Shift Maintenance Engineer
Central Cambridgeshire
£35,000 + Overtime
Permanent Night Shift 4on 4off (6pm-6am)

Our client is a leading fresh food produce manufacturer & packaging company, that are part of leading UK group. Due to continued growth they are looking for an electrically biased maintenance engineer to join their permanent night shift operation.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Provide front line engineering support to all food processing machinery, automated production lines, robotics and high-speed packaging machinery
*Carrying out PPM, reactive maintenance and project/continuous improvement work
*Electrical & mechanical fault finding, installation & repair diagnostics
*Working on conveyors, food production lines, washers, graders, elevators, control panels, weighers, wrappers, baggers, depositors, motors, gearboxes, inverters, drives etc.
*Electrical fault finding on control panels & PLC's
*Part of the proactive night shift team to make improvements during downtime
*Look over areas of cost improvements, lean manufacturing and process improvements

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must be an electrical biased maintenance engineer
*A strong communicator and able to work in a night shift team on own initiative & proactively as a team
*Minimum of 3-5 years' experience of working in manufacturing or fast-paced environment
*Ideally have work in food or FMCG
*Must be able to electrically fault finding on control panels
*Strong electrically biased, in hand with good mechanical skills
*Beneficial to have working fault finding experience of PLC's
*Ideally have a time-served apprenticeship in manufacturing
*Must hold recognised in both electrical and mechanical fields
*Pro-active character to make sure everything gets done effectively, efficiently & safely on night shift
*Proven analytical approach to working methods - "think-outside-the-box" approach

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shift:-4on Nights 4off (6pm-6am)
*Salary:- £35,000 + Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Staff Discount/Benefits Card

Job Reference No: SE1534 / 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.

Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.

Required skills

  • Electrical
  • FMCG
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging Machinery
  • PLC
  • Control Panels
  • Night Shift
  • Electrical Maintenance

Reference: 34650805

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