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Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased)

Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased) (SE24104) Stoke-on-Trent, England

Salary: GBP47000 - GBP48000 per annum + Benefits

Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased)



12hr Shifts – 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off



  • Up to 10% Match Pension + Life Assurance X4
  • 20 Shifts Holiday
  • Discounts At Most Retailers, Qualifications, Medihealth Scheme


Our client is a leading food manufacturer, that values hard work, teamwork and developing people. They are part of a global group with multiple sites in the UK and are looking for an electrically biased shift engineer to join the team


Role & Responsibilities:


  • Carry out planned preventative, predictive and breakdown maintenance of all high-speed production & packaging machinery
  • Worked on control panels, HMi’s, PLC’s, SCADA Systems
  • Electrical & mechanical fault finding, problem solving and repairs
  • Continuous improvement projects
  • Dealing with motors, servo drives, contactors, pneumatics, gearboxes, bearings, shafts, inverters
  • Management of stores, ordering of spares & parts when needed
  • Upkeep and alteration of electrical & mechanical drawings


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Must be an electrically biased engineer
  • NVQ Level 3 electrical engineering or maintenance minimum
  • Ideally have worked in some form of fast-paced / FMCG manufacturing industry
  • Must have completed a time-served-apprenticeship
  • Strong electrical & mechanical problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of PLC’s, automation & control systems, HMi’s beneficial
  • Must be able to do fault finding in control panels
  • Able to read and follow electrical schematic drawings
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Willingness to help in all areas of the team
  • Worked on motors, inverters, VSD’s, sensors, switches, pneumatics, gearboxes
  • Ideally have worked with high-speed production & packaging machinery




“To apply please email your CV / resume to [ ]”. – Chris Gumm – 01275 371 981