Shift Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.
Up to £30000 per annum
Closing date
12 Nov 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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This business have an excellent market reputation & as a result have been able to secure more business & develop bespoke products for key customers. As the Shift Engineer you will be working on both mechanical & electrical equipment, & as part of an established team, ensuring plant, machinery & equipment are capable of meeting daily company needs.

Client Details

You have the chance to join a leading food manufacturing business that have a diverse product range. As a result of this, they are in need of a Shift Engineer to be based from their site in the Aberystwyth area.


This business are in need of a Shift Engineer who will be working as part of a team, leading the implementation of efficient planned preventative maintenance, machine modifications & machine breakdowns. This is an exciting opportunity for a first step into the market, to be able to interact cross-functionally in order to improve their engineering efficiency. You will also be required to work as part of a team & some key responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for ensuring all tasks carried out are in accordance with the Food Safety Management System
  • Responsible for monitoring equipment to ensure that there is no potential risk to food product safety and for reporting any defects should they occur
  • At the direction of the Maintenance Manager undertakes repairs to plant, machinery and equipment specified CMMS or whilst in the production area
  • Undertakes routine maintenance of boilers, heat pasteuriser and processors as required
  • Undertakes electrical repairs, along with monitoring these services with in production areas
  • Undertakes basic plumbing repairs including tap washers, leaks etc., monitors these services within production areas
  • In conjunction with other colleagues ensures that there are adequate supplies of spares in stock
  • Undertakes basic fabrication and pipe work duties as required
  • Undertakes a range of routine tasks associated with fixtures and fittings around the Dairy e.g. putting up noticeboards, display cases etc
  • Maintains records (manual and computerised) as necessary
  • To undertake such other reasonable tasks, commensurate with the role, that may from time to time be allocated

  • Working Hours:- 4 on 4 off 10:00AM - 22:00PM


    An Engineer, ideally with experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment, or looking to take their first step into the industry. The successful applicant will have:
  • Recognised electrical and/or mechanical engineering qualification
  • Ideally, a basic understanding of electrical engineering
  • Ideally, an understanding of a Manufacturing Plant & Machinery
  • Able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
  • Sound communication & training skills

  • Job Offer

    Circa £30,000 + Benefits

    Michael Page International is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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