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Shift Engineer

Shift Engineer (SE23190 / 534) Bedfordshire, England

Salary: GBP40000 - GBP40500 per annum + Benefits

Shift Engineer

£40,500 + Overtime

Monday-Friday 3-Shift (6-2 / 2-10 / 10-6) + Weekend Call-Out Cover


Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer that is making a huge investment in the factory over the next 5 years. Due to this growth and new production lines being installed, they are looking to grow the engineering function with the addition of new shift engineers.


Role & Responsibilities:


  • Provide electrical & mechanical support & repairs for all production equipment & site services
  • Fixing production machinery, mixers, industrial processing equipment, conveyors, packaging machinery, automation & controls, PLC’s, SCADA Systems, robots
  • Supporting the engineering shift managers with project work – new machine & production line installs
  • PPM’s, electrical & mechanical fault finding, problem solving, machine upgrades
  • PLC – electrical fault finding
  • Mechanical fabrication, fitting, machining & welding to make parts & repairs
  • Work as part of a weekend call-out / standby rota when needed (additional payments)


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Must be a multi-skilled engineer (electrical & mechanical)
  • Apprenticeship trained or a time-served engineering with mechanical & electrical qualifications
  • Be a health & safety and quality conscious engineer
  • Must have previously worked in FMCG or packaging manufacturing
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong electrical & mechanical fault finding & problem solving skills
  • PLC – electrical fault finding – Siemens
  • Experience of carrying out CI projects, new machine installations
  • Experienced in planning & scheduling PPM work
  • Must be happy covering a weekend call-out / standby cover when needed (additional payments)
  • Mechanical fabrication, fitting, welding & machining skills beneficial




SE23190 / 534


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