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Shift Engineer (Mechanical Biased)

Shift Engineer (Mechanical Biased) (SE23083 / 534) Norfolk, England

Salary: GBP43000 - GBP48500 per annum + Benefits

Shift Engineer
Norwich / Great Yarmouth Area

£43,000 – £48,500

12hr Shifts – 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off (6-6)



  • Overtime Available
  • 23 Shifts Holiday Per Year
  • Pension & Life Assurance Scheme
  • EAP, Cycle-To-Work-Scheme, Free Products


Our client is a leading food manufacturer, supplying into various supermarket and food outlets both in the UK and overseas. They are looking for an experienced

Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer that is mechanically biased, to join their close-knit team.


Role & Responsibilities:


  • Provide electrical & mechanical support & repairs for all production equipment & site services
  • Carry out PPM’s, reactive maintenance & project work
  • Working on conveyors, food production & packaging machinery, PLC’s, mixers, rollers, ovens, control panels, robotics, wrappers, baggers, depositors, checkweighers, labellers
  • Carry out planned maintenance activities to ensure plant safety & reliability
  • Dealing with pneumatics, inverters, compressors, pumps, gearboxes, motors, inverters, sensors
  • Project engineering – hands-on equipment upgrades & continuous improvements
  • Mechanical fabrication, fitting, machining to make parts and welding


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Ideally be a mechanically biased engineer or multi-skilled
  • Apprenticeship trained or a time-served engineering with mechanical & electrical qualifications
  • Have previously worked in food or FMCG manufacturing
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong electrical & mechanical fault finding & problem solving skills
  • Mechanical fabrication, fitting, machining & welding experience
  • Good organisational and communication skills – working in a small team of engineers
  • Have a proved track record of working in a maintenance type role
  • PLC – electrical fault finding skills would be great



SE23083 / 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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