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Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased)

Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased) (SE23280 / 534) Northamptonshire, England

Salary: GBP50000 - GBP50500 per annum + Benefits

Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased)   
Northamptonshire (NN3)

Commutable from – Kettering, Northampton, Rugby, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Corby, Daventry

£50,500 + Overtime

12hr Shifts – 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off (Work 7 cycles then get 18 days off)


Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance X4, EAP, Discounts Platforms


Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer, part of a multi-billion-pound global group, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to engineering departmental growth, they are looking for an electrical biased shift engineer to join their team.


Role & Responsibilities:


  • Electrical & mechanical maintenance, PPM’s, and repairs
  • Working on a variety of high-speed production & packaging machinery, conveyors, automation & controls, plant machinery and robotics
  • Part of a close knit team that is growing & developing
  • An exciting challenge for someone that is looking to help develop the existing engineering function
  • Dealing with motors, drives, PLC’s, hydraulics, pneumatics, sensors, gearboxes
  • Project work – new machine installs, upgrades & continuous improvement work
  • Assisting with developing new PPM’s, helping with the new asset care management systems


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Looking for a multi-skilled engineer – but electrically biased
  • Be comfortable with working on mechanical or electrical problems / faults
  • Have a positive approach and attitude, an understanding that the site is going through a redevelopment stage, want people to come on board for the journey
  • Confident and able to work on own initiative, sometime unsupervised
  • Strong communicator, analytical, self-motivated with a can do, get stuck in attitude
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a maintenance engineering position
  • Time-served apprenticeship
  • Hold both electrical & mechanical qualifications
  • Must have worked in a fast-paced production environment – FMCG, food, packaging, automation
  • Experience of working with PLC’s, motors, drives, automation systems
  • Previously have worked in a strongly preventative maintenance environment



SE23280 / 534


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