Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer

SE12217 / 534
Southern Cambridgeshire

£35,000 - £38,000

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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer
South Cambridgeshire
Commutable from Chatteris, Ely, Cambridge, March, Fordham, Downham Market, Peterborough
£35,000 – £38,000
Double Days (6-2 / 2-10) – Monday-Friday

Our client is a leading manufacturer of paper-based packaging solutions. With a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for an accomplished and experienced Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Electrical & mechanical maintenance of various production & packaging machinery
• Maintaining paper to cardboard converters, printing machines, conveyors, slitters & cutters, corrugated packaging machines, gluing & stitching machines
• Electronic fault finding down to component level – circuit boards & PCB’s
• Electrical & mechanical installation and project work
• PLC – electrical fault finding
• Building services, site services & HVAC / plant maintenance
• Working on hydraulics, pumps, control panels, pneumatics, inverters, motors & gearboxes

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer (electrical & mechanical – dual-skilled)
• Essential to have a minimum NVQ Level 2 in electrical & mechanical engineering
• Ideally be a time-served apprentice
• Must have worked in a manufacturing environment – used to the fast pace
• Beneficial to have a background within FMCG, Food or Packaging Manufacturing
• Capable of working on own initiative to diagnose & resolve a wide range of breakdowns
• Able to use root cause analysis
• PLC – electrical fault finding, programming & modification skills
• Ideally have 17th Edition Electrical to carry out standards of electrical installation work
• Must be able to fault find electronically to component level – circuit boards & PCB’s
• Flexible character to working additional hours, weekends & overtime to help the team
• Strong communicator, reliable and approachable character

Benefits Package:

• Salary:- £35,000 - £38,000 + Regular Overtime

• Hours:- Week 1:- Monday-Thursday 6am-2pm Friday 5am-12pm
Week 2:- Monday-Thursday 2pm-10pm Friday 12pm-7pm

• Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 24 Days Holiday, Production & Attendance Bonuses

Job Reference No: SE12217 / 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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