Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer

Hunter Selection
West Yorkshire
£38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
5 Nov 2021
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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrically Biased)
West Yorkshire
Commutable from Huddersfield, Bradford, Selby, Leeds, Wakefield, Halifax, Tadcaster
£40,000 + Overtime
4on 4off Days & Nights - 12 Hour Shifts

Our client is a leading fresh food processing & packaging manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for a number of Multi-Skilled Engineers (Electrical Biased) to join their expanding team. An exciting opportunity join one of the top UK, blue-chip food manufacturers, supplying into all the major supermarkets

Role & Responsibilities:

*Carry out day-to-day maintenance tasks and site repairs to assist operations in achieving maximum productivity and performance
*Working on different production lines, producing a variety of different fresh & frozen food products
*Conduct maintenance machinery schedules & PPM's and document
*Carry out fault finding and planned preventative maintenance on all machinery & equipment
*Working on such equipment as, roller, chain & belt conveyors, motors, gearboxes, inverters, packaging machinery, depositors, blast freezers, ovens, mixers, labellers, shrinkwrappers, palletisers, PLC's, refrigeration, site services
*Project work - machine upgrades, modifications, & continuous improvement work
*Carry out both electrical & mechanical fault finding & maintenance daily
*At the end of a shift be responsible for completing engineering logbook, to record stock removed from engineering stores, ensuring accurate stock control & auditing

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer and have served an accredited apprenticeship
*Educated to a minimum City & Guilds Level 3 in Electrical Engineering
*PLC - electrical fault-finding skills
*Beneficial to have worked in a food manufacturing environment
*As a minimum must have come from a FMCG / fast-paced industry
*Must have strong electrical & mechanical fault-finding skills - able to work on own initiative
*Be a strong communicator, working closely with multiple discipline engineering & production teams
*Attitude is everything, positive, enthusiastic, willing to train & develop
*Must have excellent understanding of engineering systems, stores & PPM documentation
*Any experience of lean manufacturing & continuous improvement techniques a bonus

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shift:-12hr Shifts - 4 Days / 4 Off / 4 Nights / 4 Off (7-7)
*Salary:- £40,000 + Overtime
*Benefits:- 25 Days Holiday, 8% Match Private Pension, Life Assurance, Staff Benefits Card, Share
Save Scheme, Purchase Additional Holidays, Qualifications, Cycle-To-Work-Scheme

Job Reference No: SE18900 / 534

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy -
Chris Gumm on 01275 371981 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 01275 371981 and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.


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