Shift Engineer

£40k - £45k
20 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Type: Shift Engineer

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Location: Kent

Days: 4 on 4 off 2 days 2 nights

Hours: 05.30 – 17.30 / 17.30 – 05.30

Are you looking to be part of a leading FMCG business? Somewhere where you can achieve real success and fully utilise your skillset working as part of the engineering team

The company:

My client who is based in the Kent is part of a multi sited organisation who are well respected in the FMCG Industry. This market leading company have an excellent reputation supplying to major retailers.

The role:

  • As a Shift Engineer you will carry out PPM duties reporting into the engineering manager.
  • Maintain equipment using fault finding techniques across the manufacturing site.
  • Daily breakdowns of all machinery across site.
  • Completion of all paperwork with full explanations of works carried out during day/night (shift handover).
  • Maintain engineering workshop repairs to a minimum, tagging items and informing departments as repairs completed
  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly PPM schedule and other tasks as required.

The successful candidate:

  • Experience working in a FMCG environment is essential (ideally food and drink manufacturing)
  • Multi skilled engineer qualified to City and Guilds level 3 or equivalent.
  • Experience working with PLCs, PPM, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Conveyors.
  • Passion and drive to innovate and put forwards improvement ideas.
  • Strong people skills with a proven track record of leading a small team and the ability to be diplomatic and decisive
  • Ability to engage a team at all levels and understand key motivators in order to drive performance
  • Good understanding of H&S across manufacturing sites would be an advantage.

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