Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer

Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer
Permanent Panama 12hr Day Shift – 6am-6pm
Commutable from Thetford, Cambridge, Ely, Newmarket, Bury St. Edmunds, Downham Market, Chatteris

£38,000 + Overtime
Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays

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. Due to continued customer growth they are looking for a Multi-Skilled Engineer – ideally electrically biased to support their engineering operations.

Role & Responsibilities:

* Provide front line engineering support to all food processing, production & packaging machinery
* Prioritise breakdowns on shift to get machinery up and running as safely and quickly as possible
* Carrying out both electrical & mechanical fault finding & routine maintenance plans
* Working on high-speed food production & packaging machinery, conveyors, automation & controls
* Keep machinery working to the designed output efficiency
* Monitor computer systems to determine efficiencies & development of systems
* Working on facilities and site services maintenance daily
* Regular PPM and scheduled maintenance and improvement works

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Need to be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer – ideally electrically biased
* Essential to have at least City & Guilds 2323 Industrial Electrical Maintenance or 17th Edition
* Strong cultural fit need to be a confident character with a good sense of humour
* Ideally have at least 5 years’ experience in food / FMCG manufacturing
* Experienced in high-volume, fast moving environment, supplying into retailer outlets
* Excellent verbal & written communication skills
* Beneficial to have worked on high-speed food production, packaging & processing machinery
* Ideally have dealt with conveyors, motors, strappers, palletisers, bucket fillers, weighers etc.
* Able to organise and manage own time when on shift
* Proven experience of continuous improvement activities
* PLC – electrical fault-finding skills
* Strong electrical & mechanical problem-solving skills

Shifts & Benefits Package:

* Shift:- Permanent Panama 12hr Rotating Day Shift – 6am-6pm
* Salary:- £38,000 + Regular Overtime
* Benefits:- Pension Scheme, 20 Shift Holidays, Overtime & Life Assurance

Job Reference No: CG19578 / 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.

Job Reference: CG19578 / 534_1654865681


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