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Shift Engineer

Posted 26 February by Optima UK Inc Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Job Title Shift Engineer

Location Rushden

Salary £32.500

The Role: Are you on the lookout for your next Maintenance role? ? We might just have the role you're looking for in Rushden.

Your tasks will include

  • Conduct repairs and maintenance of all machinery on site including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic to a high standard.

  • Carry out modifications to machine controls and documents; update drawings as required.

  • Undertake reactive and preventative maintenance on all plant equipment and machinery in line with the TPM plan.

  • Contribute and actively participate in continuous improvement activities.

  • Carry out offline repairs to spare parts to ensure availability for continued production.

  • Assist with stock control of parts and materials.

  • Ensure all Company procedures are followed as necessary.

  • Ensure housekeeping is to the correct quality standard through use of the housekeeping assessment system in line with cells of excellence.

  • Demonstrate at all times a proactive and flexible approach and to carry out any other reasonable duties as and when directed by the Production Shift Manager/Engineering Manager.


  • Capable of working as part of a team with relatively little supervision and using their own initiative.

  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and a willingness to listen and learn.

  • Flexible with the ability to follow instruction and work in a high paced environment.

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

  • Electrical installation experience [working to 17th edition an advantage] with some working knowledge of PLCs and HMI control systems.

  • Ability to work with electrical engineering drawings.

  • A strong electrical background preferably with a recognised City & Guilds, ONC or NVQ certificate in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical maintenance.

  • A working knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.

Client: If you want to join a skilled team with a reputable client then apply now! Based in Northampton my client are one of the largest producers of their product in the world continually growing from strength to strength. To apply please call Mark McGowan

Reference: 34559944

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