Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer

Ref: CG18360 / 534_1623427095
Posted: 11/06/2021
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits

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Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire
Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£40,900 + Overtime
4on 4off 12hr 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 and a recently built new unit, they are looking to expand their team with additional multi-skilled maintenance engineers working on a rotating day shift.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Engineering support to all food production, processing & packaging machinery, PLC’s, controls, conveyor systems, steam cookers, Multivac systems and site services
*Electrical & mechanical fault finding & repairs
*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
*Have completed a recognised apprenticeship in engineering
*Track record of electrical control, including PLC’s, contactors, relays, robotics & SCADA systems
*Qualified to ONC/HNC level in engineering
*Beneficial to have 17th or 18th edition electrical
*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
*Experience of working on Multivac’s, steam cookers & cartonners would be great
*Ideally knowledge of Six Sigma & lean manufacturing practices
*Be a self-motivated individual and able to work in a strong team culture

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shift:-4on 4off 12hr Permanent Day Shift
*Salary:- £40,900 + Regular Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Training Program

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Job Reference No: CG18360 / 534

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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