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Shift Engineer

CPA Recruitment
London (West), London (Greater)
£40,000 - £42,000
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Role

An excellent opportunity to work in a food manufacturing business based in Southall

Duties and responsibilities

  • Display a clear shop floor focus – 95% time on the shop floor building relationships with production seeking issues before they arise.
  • Using your dual skilled approach, Ensure all reactive and proactive maintenance is completed ‘Right First Time’ (RFT), in a timely manner and according to the quality and HSE guidelines stated above.
  • Mechanical skills will include full mechanical understanding of (for example) power transmission systems, product manufacturing and transport systems, as well as a full ability to assist in the in house fabrication works (milling, welding etc)
  • Electrical skills will include a full diagnostic ability in fault finding of all electrical systems up to and including PLC level, with experience of Siemens S7 preferred . A full ability to understand electrical diagrams is a necessity.
  • Fault finding and programming of  robotics  including Kuka and Fanuc systems essential
  • If right first time is not possible, then ensure the work order activity is raised and the temporary fix handed over to the oncoming shift and engineering manager
  • Actively participate in lean initiatives including TPM
  • Show a continuous improvement mindset, always seeking to improve plant performance and reliability
  • Ensure full compliance on all engineering data systems
  • Be comprehensive and able to demonstrate root cause analysis skills and a solid fault finding process on both electrical and mechanical systems.

Hours of work

Shift: from 07.00 to 19.00 and 19.00 to 07.00 on a 3 on - 3 off, rotating shift pattern (paired days and nights).


Skills and requirements

  • Good problem solving skills and ability
  • Obtain excellent leadership and team building abilities
  • Clear grasp of continuous improvement and lean techniques
  • Good knowledge of automated equipment & ability to think quickly
  • Good understanding of high speed packing equipment and robotics
  • Excellent IT Skills and ability to use HMI systems/screens, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication, both written & verbal


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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