Night Shift Maintenance Engineer

Ref: SE14437 / 534_1573232382
Posted: 08/11/2019
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits

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Night Shift Maintenance Engineers
Southern Cambridgeshire
Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£46,000 + Overtime
4on 4off Permanent Nights

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 Night Shift Maintenance Engineer, to come on board to support existing operations on a 4on 4off permanent night shift pattern.

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
*Must have 16th / 17th Edition in Electrical Wiring Regs.
*Qualified to ONC/HNC level in engineering
*Have experience of working with automated production lines, packaging machinery & conveyors
*Ideally have worked in a food manufacturing environment, FMCG or production industry
*Must be able to work on own initiative sometimes when on night shift
*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 Nights (6pm-6.30am) – 4off
*Salary:- £46,000 + Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Training Program

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Job Reference No: SE14437 / 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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