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Shift Maintenance Engineer

Shift Maintenance Engineer (SE22902 / 534) Kent, England

Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + + Night Shift Allowance

Shift Maintenance Engineer
North Kent

Commutable from – Rochester, Dartford, Erith, Sevenoaks, Maidstone, Swanley, Gravesend
Up to £45k + Night Shift Allowance (£49k OTE)

Monday-Friday 3-Shift – 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm / 10pm-6am


Benefits:-      Private Pension, Life Assurance, 25 Days Holiday + Banks, EAP


Our client is a leading food manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to recent expansion at the site, they are looking for an experienced multi-skilled maintenance engineer to join their close knit team.



Role & Responsibilities:


  • Carry out electrical & mechanical PPM, breakdowns and continuous improvement work
  • Working on industrial processing equipment, food production & packaging machinery, automated warehouse systems
  • Will be a sole engineer working on shift, supported by production staff
  • Electrical & mechanical fault finding, troubleshooting and problem solving
  • PPM’s & visual checks, machine modifications & factory improvements
  • PLC – electrical fault finding
  • Recalibration of instrumentation and realignment of mechanical components
  • Mechanical fabrication, fitting, welding
  • Ensure that all plant assets are maintained to high standards to maximise efficiencies


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer – strong electrical & mechanical fault finding
  • Comfortable and confident with working on your own on shift
  • Must have some form of mechanical qualifications
  • Minimum qualified to City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 engineering
  • Ideally HNC / HND qualified
  • Able to work well under pressure, good problem solving skills
  • Must have worked in either food, FMCG or packaging manufacturing
  • PLC – electrical fault finding capabilities
  • Able to complete paperwork on computer based CMMS systems
  • Any experience of network systems would be great – ethernet, profibus, modibus etc.
  • Beneficial to have worked on instrumentation – fault finding
  • Be a team player and a motivated individual




SE22902 / 534


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