Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Nights)

Multi-Shift Maintenance Engineer (Nights)
Commutable from Peterborough, Thrapston, Huntingdon, Yaxley, Whittlesey, Stamford, March
£40,000 + Overtime
Permanent Nights – Tuesday-Friday (18:00-05:00)

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 to support their night shift operation.

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
* 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
* Essential to have at least City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in engineering as a minimum
* Desirable to have completed a time-served-apprenticeship
* Comfortable working as sole engineer on night shift, make effective decision on own initiative
* Have at least 5 years’ experience in food / FMCG manufacturing
* Experienced in high-volume, fast moving environment, supplying into retailer outlets
* Flexible character working closely with production staff
* Excellent verbal & written communication skills
* Must 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
* Desirable to have 18th Edition electrical
* Must be health & safety aware, qualified IOSH ideally
* Bonus if can do mechanical fabrication / fitting & welding

Shifts & Benefits Package:

* Shift:- Tuesday – Friday (18:00-05:00)
* Salary:- £40,000 + Overtime
* Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Days Holiday + Bank, Wellbeing Schemes

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“To apply please email your CV / resume to [ ]”.

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar please contact our Managing Consultant, Chris Gumm on 01275 371981.

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