Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer (Electrically Biased)

Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Biased)
South Suffolk
Commutable from Colchester, Ipswich, Sudbury, Braintree, Bury St. Edmunds, Stowmarket
£48,300 + Overtime
12hr Rotating Panama Days & Nights Shift

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer, that has seen a great amount of investment into the site and a recent new production line installed. Due to their continued growth and further investment/expansion plans, they are looking for a multi-skilled shift maintenance engineer, electrically biased.

Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 23 Shift Holidays, BUPA Healthcare Cashplan, Staff Benefits Card, Qualifications/Training, Childcare Vouchers

Role & Responsibilities:

* Carry out both preventative and planned maintenance, both electrically & mechanically
* Working on high-speed production, packaging and automated machinery
* Dealing with conveyors, motors, gearboxes, sensors, electrical isolation, inverters, pneumatics, servo drives, control panels, pumps, compressors, steam & boiler systems
* PLC – electrical fault finding on Siemens & Allen Bradley
* SCADA Systems – electrical fault finding
* Continuous improvement projects and new machinery installations and modification work
* Prioritise workload to maximise efficiency of production lines, whilst monitoring data
* Be able to work mechanically on various pipework, fabrication & fault finding

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Must be a multi-skilled engineer, electrically biased
* City & Guilds Level 3 Electrical is a minimum requirement
* Must have worked in high-speed production – food, FMCG manufacturing environments
* Completed a time-served apprenticeship
* Minimum 5 years’ experience as an engineer in manufacturing
* Beneficial to have City & Guilds 2391 Electrical Test & Inspection
* PLC & SCADA Systems – electrical fault finding
* Beneficial to have 17th or 18th Edition Electrical
* Strong team player with a continuous improvement approach
* A good level of mechanical skills – dealing with pipework, gearboxes, drives, pumps, etc
* Able to follow P&ID, electrical & mechanical drawings
* Have the ability to prioritise multiple tasks in a pressurised environment effectively
* Comfortable and confident with sometimes working on your own initiative on shift
* Strong communication skills
* Must have access to own transportation due to location of the factory

Job Reference No: SE20310 / 534

“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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Job Reference: SE20310 / 534_1654865527


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