Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrically Biased)

Ref: SE17990 / 534_1610556698
Posted: 13/01/2021
Location: Kent
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits

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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrically Biased)
North Kent
Commutable from Gravesend, Maidstone, Dartford, Rochester, Chatham, Sittingbourne
Monday-Friday Days & Nights Shift (No Weekends)

Our client is a leading manufacturer of building products supplied to multiple customers throughout the UK. They are looking for a Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer (Electrically Biased) to join their close-knit team.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Carry out electrical & mechanical problem solving & repairs on industrial production & processing machinery, systems & equipment
*Complete planned maintenance schedules and update maintenance PPM systems
*Working on hydraulic presses, mixers, conveyors, industrial production machinery/systems, control panels, automation, robotics, PLC’s, HMi’s, plant equipment
*Project work – new machine installations & upgrades
*Monitor efficiencies, looking at continuous improvements & asset availability
*Mechanical machining to make parts & repairs when needed

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must be an electrically biased maintenance engineer
*Have completed a time-served engineering apprenticeship
*Worked electrically with automation systems, control panels, HMi’s, robotics
*Ideally be qualified to HNC level in engineering
*Beneficial to have 17th or 18th edition electrical
*Manufacturing experience – used to problem solving, thinking on your feet effectively
*Ideally have come from an industrial plant manufacturing environment
*PLC – electrical fault-finding skills
*Electrical & mechanical fault finding & repair skills
*Beneficial to be able to carry out manual machining to make emergency repairs / parts
*Must be physically fit and able – working at heights and climbing in and out of machinery
*Strong team culture – want everyone pulling in the right direction and motivated
*Contribute to continuous improvements, machine reliability projects
*Must be able to read electrical diagrams and follow to fault find on your own
*Comfortable with working in a heavy industrial engineering/manufacturing environment

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shifts:-Week 1:- Monday-Friday Days / Week 2:- Monday-Thursday Nights
*Salary:- £36,000-£40,000 + Regular Overtime Available
*Benefits:-Competitive Private Pension, Life Assurance, 25 Days Holiday

Job Reference No: SE17990 / 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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