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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrically Biased)

Hunter Selection
£41500 - £46500 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
27 Jul 2022

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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer - Electrically Biased
Central Cambridgeshire
Commutable from - Huntingdon, Chatteris, March, Ely, Cambridge, Newmarket, Littleport, Sutton
£41,500 (Rising to £46,500)
4on 4off 12hr Days & Nights Shift

Our client is a leading global packaging manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for a multi-skilled shift engineer that is electrically biased to join their team.

Role & Responsibilities:

* Carry out electrical & mechanical PPM, breakdowns and continuous improvement work
* Working on high-speed production & packaging machinery, industrial processing equipment, site services & associated plant, robotics & automation
* Monitor machine performance, reliability & efficiencies
* PLC - electrical fault finding - Siemens, Mitsubishi & Allen Bradley
* Work daily from electrical drawings & schematics to solve & rectify problems effectively
* Support site electrical installation projects, test & inspection work
* Diagnose, report and resolve any machine, plant & equipment deficiencies
* Required to work at heights, in confined spaces and lifting of heavy equipment/parts

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Must be a multi-skilled engineer but electrically biased
* Educated to minimum City & Guilds Level 3 or ONC level in electrical
* Have completed a time-served engineering apprenticeship
* Must be able to follow electrical drawings & schematics
* Need to have a "get stuck in" approach to engineering, not afraid to get hands dirty
* Ideally have worked in FMCG, food & plastics manufacturing
* Happy with working across manufacturing, site services & associated industrial plant
* Beneficial to have carried out electrical installations to 17th / 18th edition wiring regs
* Must be able to fault find on PLC's
* Happy with carrying out mechanical fault finding on industrial equipment
* Comfortable with working at heights, heavy lifting and working in confined spaces

Shifts & Benefits Package:

* Shift:- 12hr 4on 4off Days & Nights
* Salary:- £41,500 (Rising to £46,500 after 6-month probation) + Overtime
* Benefits:- 21 Shift Holidays, Private Pension, X4 Life Assurance, BUPA Health Cashplan, Training &
Development Opportunities, Onsite Parking

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If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar, please contact our Managing Consultant Chris Gumm directly at or call them for a confidential discussion on 01275 371981.

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