Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer (Electrically Biased) (SE20310 / 534) Suffolk, England

Salary: GBP48000 - GBP48300 per annum + Benefits

Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Biased)
South Suffolk
Commutable from Colchester, Ipswich, Sudbury, Braintree, Bury St. Edmunds, Stowmarket
£48,300 + Overtime
12hr Rotating Panama Days & Nights Shift

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer, that has seen a great amount of investment into the site and a recent new production line installed. Due to their continued growth and further investment/expansion plans, they are looking for a multi-skilled shift maintenance engineer, electrically biased.

Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 23 Shift Holidays, BUPA Healthcare Cashplan, Staff Benefits Card, Qualifications/Training, Childcare Vouchers

Role & Responsibilities:

• Carry out both preventative and planned maintenance, both electrically & mechanically
• Working on high-speed production, packaging and automated machinery
• Dealing with conveyors, motors, gearboxes, sensors, electrical isolation, inverters, pneumatics, servo drives, control panels, pumps, compressors, steam & boiler systems
• PLC – electrical fault finding on Siemens & Allen Bradley
• SCADA Systems – electrical fault finding
• Continuous improvement projects and new machinery installations and modification work
• Prioritise workload to maximise efficiency of production lines, whilst monitoring data
• Be able to work mechanically on various pipework, fabrication & fault finding

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Must be a multi-skilled engineer, electrically biased
• City & Guilds Level 3 Electrical is a minimum requirement
• Must have worked in high-speed production – food, FMCG manufacturing environments
• Completed a time-served apprenticeship
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as an engineer in manufacturing
• Beneficial to have City & Guilds 2391 Electrical Test & Inspection
• PLC & SCADA Systems – electrical fault finding
• Beneficial to have 17th or 18th Edition Electrical
• Strong team player with a continuous improvement approach
• A good level of mechanical skills – dealing with pipework, gearboxes, drives, pumps, etc
• Able to follow P&ID, electrical & mechanical drawings
• Have the ability to prioritise multiple tasks in a pressurised environment effectively
• Comfortable and confident with sometimes working on your own initiative on shift
• Strong communication skills
• Must have access to own transportation due to location of the factory

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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