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Electrical Shift Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Leicestershire, Ashby-De-La-Zouch
Up to £44000 per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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Electrical Shift Engineer

Ashby de la Zouch - £44k, plus overtime

Are you an experienced engineer with City & Guilds or HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering?

Do you have your 18th edition and have worked on PLC's?

Can you commit to a continental, slow rotating shift pattern/panama shift?


The successful candidate will be an integral member of the engineering function providing a comprehensive electrical, mechanical and maintenance engineering service to safely sustain and improve production operating efficiencies in line with the continued growth of the business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Repair and maintenance of production and ancillary equipment, property and facilities ensuring downtime is kept to a minimum and in line with the requirements of the production process and plan
  • Create PPM schedules, maintaining accurate maintenance records and completing data entry records within appropriate timescales
  • Act as host for Contractors working on site ensuring that all necessary documentation is available and completed and that safe working practices are agreed prior to commencement of work
  • Responding to requests from production for engineering assistance and monitoring visual management boards to ensure flagged items are dealt with
  • Working with the production teams to improve their knowledge of the equipment and ability to quickly identify problems and resolve where appropriate, or refer
  • Follow policies and procedures in conjunction with the food quality management system and retailer-specific technical standards

Ideally you will have experience on the following:

  • Bagging machines
  • Multi head weighers/check weighers
  • Pick and Place robots
  • Automated case packing machinery
  • Industrial oil frying machines

Essential skills:

  • City & Guilds or HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering would be advantageous but experience will be given priority
  • 18th edition electrical certification
  • Demonstrable experience gained within a food manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience working with PLC's

Don't delay, apply today to find out more!

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