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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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c. £41,500 + 15-25% Overtime
Closing date
10 Mar 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer

Job ref: 62759 | c. £41,500 + 15-25% overtime | Cambridgeshire

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative and award-winning ambient food manufacturer who can provide a rewarding working environment with excellent opportunity for progression. This business has experienced tremendous success and is proud of its reputation for providing exceptional customer service and superior quality products.

The job

The purpose of the Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer is to deliver key engineering services to ensure operational performance, legality, and compliance. Working as part of a team and interacting with external contractors to deliver agreed levels of quality and service and reaching world-class lean manufacturing.


  • Deliver engineering and maintenance services, ensure operational reliability, and deliver preventative maintenance compliance.
  • Champion a safe working culture and ensure compliance with all Health and Safety Policies / Safe Systems of Work
  • Ensure that excellent GMP standards are established, maintained, and developed ensuring food safety is always a priority in all works carried out.
  • Use continuous improvement processes to develop and improve all aspects within your control.
  • Build strong relationships with colleagues both within the department and cross-functionally.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of all work carried out. This will include correct and detailed information on handover between shifts.
  • Actively contribute to the culture of Continuous Improvement with the engineering team and adopt lean processes to deliver optimal return on investment.

Your experience

To be considered for the Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer job, you will possess:

  • Excellent experience within a similar role that covers both electrical and mechanical engineering responsibilities.
  • Preferably completed a time-served maintenance engineering apprenticeship.
  • Worked within food manufacturing, although other industries such as FMCG or pharmaceutical will certainly be considered.
  • Ideally hold relevant engineering mechanical and/or electrical qualifications i.e. 18th Edition.
  • Health & Safety and/or Food Safety qualifications also advantageous.

More details

The Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer job is based in Cambridgeshire and is paying c. £41,500 plus 15-25% overtime available and excellent benefits.

The working hours are Monday to Friday and will be a 6-week rotating shift pattern of:

  • Week 1: 05.30 > 14.00 Early
  • Week 2: 13.30 > 22.00 Late
  • Week 3: 08.00 > 16.00 Day
  • Week 4: 05.30 > 14.00 Early
  • Week 5: 13.30 > 22.00 Late
  • Week 6: 22.00 > 06.00 Night (Sun to Thurs)

You will also work 1 Saturday every 6 weeks and be on call 1 Weekend every 6 weeks. Some flexibility will be required.

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer job, please click the Apply button.

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Alternate job titles

Maintenance Technician | Manufacturing Engineer | Production Engineer | Electrical Engineer | Maintenance Engineer | Mechanical Engineer | FMCG Engineering Jobs | Food Production Engineering Jobs | Multi-skilled Engineer | Cambridgeshire


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