Shift Engineer

£34000 - £38000 Per Annum DOE + opportunities
10 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Roberta Radzvilaviciute
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Shift Engineer

Location: West Norforlk
Salary: circa £38k depending on experience + opportunities for overtime

Job Reference: RR/3043

Engineers! Want to work for an awesome food manufacturer? It's one of the best factories we have seen!
I am currently recruiting for a two Shift Engineers for one of my clients' sites in West Norfolk (3 days, 2 off, 2 nights, 3 off shift pattern).

The Role:

  • Maintenance Activities
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Procedures and Practices

You'll be working at the company's site in West Norfolk and as a Shift Engineer you will work towards continuous improvement of all machinery equipment and ways of working in line with business strategy. Be prepared to get your hands dirty!
In this role, you will be responsible for carrying out planned and reactive maintenance activities to minimize downtime and reduce quality issues and comply with legislative, business and site procedures and practices, as well as supporting NPD department with any initiatives. You'll support and coach relevant employees in all aspects of shared maintenance and work alongside side Engineering team.

What You Get:

They are a big company, so don't worry, they're excellent on the pay. On top of that, there is chance for over time, and of course, a chance to work with the best machinery in the industry.

The Candidate:

  • Recognised engineering qualification
  • Experience with fault diagnosis and breakdown repairs
  • Manufacturing environment experience

Previous experience in multi-skilled engineering is essential, both mechanical and electrical; this could either be through an engineering apprenticeship, degree or HNC. It would be desirable if you had previous experience in Food Manufacturing / FMCG, however any experience in relevant sector will be considered. Knowledge and experience with fault diagnosis, breakdown repairs and highly automated machinery is preferred.
You will have an ability to work in a team and on own initiative while supporting your colleagues if help is needed.

Next steps.

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send me your CV to with RR/3043 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 (work) / 07522498031 (mobile), and I'll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!
Not for you? That's ok! Maybe you know someone who would be suitable for this position? Pass them the link. Alternatively, if you are seeking your next opportunity in Engineering in East Anglia and South East, give me a call!

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