Day Shift Maintenance Engineer

SE12700 / 534
Southern Cambridgeshire


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Day Shift Maintenance Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire
Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£38,500 + Overtime
4on 4off 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 they are looking for a Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer, to come on board to support existing operations apart of their day shift team.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Provide front line engineering support to all food production, processing & packaging machinery, PLC’s, controls, conveyor systems and automated robot systems
• 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
• Track record of electrical control, including PLC’s, contactors, relays, robotics & SCADA systems
• Qualified to ONC/HNC level in engineering
• 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
• Ideally knowledge of Six Sigma & lean manufacturing practices
• Must have a recognised apprenticeship
• Be a self-motivated individual and able to work in a strong team culture

Shifts & Benefits Package:

• Shift:- 4on Days (5.30am-6pm) – 4off
• Salary:- £38,500 + Overtime
• Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Training Program

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Job Reference No: SE12700 / 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.

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