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Multi-Skilled Night Shift Maintenance Engineer

Hunter Selection
£47000 - £48500 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
27 Jul 2022

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Multi-Skilled Night Shift Maintenance Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire

Commutable from - Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£48,500 + Overtime

4on 4off Permanent Nights

Our client is a leading food packaging manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to continued growth they are looking for a Multi-Skilled Night Shift Maintenance Engineer, to come on board to support existing operations apart of their night shift team.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Engineering support to all food production, processing & packaging machinery, PLC's, controls, conveyor systems and automated robot systems
  • Electrical & mechanical fault finding & repairs
  • Keep machinery working to the designed output efficiency
  • Monitor computer systems to determine efficiencies & development of systems
  • Assist in installation, commissioning of new equipment when necessary for projects
  • Dismantle and re-assemble all production equipment
  • Propose improvements to all equipment in order to improve reliability and efficiency
  • Regular PPM and scheduled maintenance and improvement works

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer - both electrical & mechanical skills
  • Track record of electrical control, including PLC's, contactors, relays, robotics & SCADA systems
  • Qualified to ONC/HNC level in engineering
  • Must have 17th or 18th edition electrical
  • Have experience of working with automated production lines, packaging machinery & conveyors
  • Must have worked in a food manufacturing environment, FMCG or production industry
  • Be able to work on own initiative and as part of a close-knit team
  • Ideally knowledge of Six Sigma & lean manufacturing practices
  • Must have completed a recognised apprenticeship
  • Be a self-motivated individual and able to work in a strong team culture

Shifts & Benefits Package:

  • Shift:- 4 on 4off Permanent Nights
  • Salary:- £48,500 + Regular Overtime
  • Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Training Program

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Job Reference No: CG18321 / 534

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