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Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer

Hunter Selection
£40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
27 Jul 2022

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Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire
Commutable from - Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£40,900 + Overtime
4on 4off 12hr Permanent Days

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 and a recently built new unit, they are looking to expand their team with additional multi-skilled maintenance engineers working on a rotating day shift.

Role & Responsibilities:

* Engineering support to all food production, processing & packaging machinery, PLC's, controls, conveyor systems, steam cookers, Multivac systems and site services
* 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
* Have completed a recognised apprenticeship in engineering
* Track record of electrical control, including PLC's, contactors, relays, robotics & SCADA systems
* Qualified to ONC/HNC level in engineering
* Beneficial to 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
* Experience of working on Multivac's, steam cookers & cartonners would be great
* Ideally knowledge of Six Sigma & lean manufacturing practices
* Be a self-motivated individual and able to work in a strong team culture

Shifts & Benefits Package:

* Shift:- 4on 4off 12hr Permanent Day Shift
* Salary:- £40,900 + Regular Overtime
* Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Training Program

Job Reference No: CG18361 / 534

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