Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £37,000.00 - £39,000.00 gross per year


Day Shift Maintenance Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire
Commutable from - Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£39,000 + Overtime
4on 4off Permanent Days

Our client is a leading food packaging manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to continued growth they are looking for a Multi-Skilled Day Shift Maintenance Engineer, to come on board to support existing operations apart of their day shift team.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Provide front line engineering support to all food production, processing & packaging machinery, PLC's, controls, conveyor systems and automated robot systems
*Keep machinery working to the designed output efficiency
*Monitor computer systems to determine efficiencies & development of systems
*Assist in installation, commissioning of new equipment when necessary for projects
*Dismantle and re-assemble all production equipment
*Propose improvements to all equipment in order to improve reliability and efficiency
*Regular PPM and scheduled maintenance and improvement works

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer - both electrical & mechanical skills
*Track record of electrical control, including PLC's, contactors, relays, robotics & SCADA systems
*Qualified to ONC/HNC level in engineering
*Must have as a minimum 17th Edition Electrical
*Have experience of working with automated production lines, packaging machinery & conveyors
*Must have worked in a food manufacturing environment, FMCG or production industry
*Be able to work on own initiative and as part of a close-knit team
*Ideally knowledge of Six Sigma & lean manufacturing practices
*Must have a recognised apprenticeship
*Be a self-motivated individual and able to work in a strong team culture

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Shift:-4on Days (5.30am-6pm) - 4off
*Salary:- £39,000 + Regular Overtime
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, 20 Shift Holidays Per Year, Training Program

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Maintenance Technician, Electrical Engineer, PLC Engineer, Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer, Packaging Engineer, Packaging Technician

Job Reference No: SE14240 / 534

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 .

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