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Shift Engineer

Employer
Princes
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Engineering, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Princes Group has over 7,000 employees with offices and production sites in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, France and Mauritius. Princes manufactures 350 different food and drink products responsibly sourced and enjoyed by consumers every day. None of this would be possible without striving to be an employer of choice, where our colleagues are proud to represent our business.

We are looking for Multi-Skilled Electrically biased Engineers to join our team at Princes in Cardiff. Are you an experience Engineer with Electrical experience looking to develop your career? 

Due to the incredible £60 million investment at the Cardiff site there are fantastic development opportunities with the site team. You will be working with state-of-the-art machinery due to 95% of the plant being brand new!

Who are we
Few food companies have a heritage as rich as Princes. We are committed to producing quality branded and customer own brand products that deliver innovation and convenience to meet changing customer needs, building on our strength as a trusted partner and sourcing raw materials responsibly and ethically. Cardiff is home to our drinks production. It is where we produce our orange juice, squash, and other drinks.

What you will be responsible for
Working as part of a team of engineers you will work alongside the Engineering Shift Team Leader to provide planned and reactive maintenance on the production lines and plant equipment. This role will allow you to develop your innovation and technical skills to implement permanent fixes underpinning high performance. You will be working with mechanical and electrical issues and fault finding through mainly Siemens PLC.

Shift pattern
This is a rotating shift pattern – 2 on 2 off, 3 on 3 off doing 6AM – 6PM or 6PM – 6AM.

Benefits

  • 14.5% Pension (9.5% Princes Contribution)
  • Career Progression
  • Critical Illness Scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policy
  • Employee Assistance Plan (Emotional, Financial and Legal Support)
  • Role Requirements

Please note for this position you must have good experience within Engineering ideally Electrically biased with mechanical knowledge and with relevant qualifications to match.

The ideal candidate will have experience as an engineer and will be ideally electrically biased with mechanical knowledge. You will ideally have exposure to PLC’s (doesn’t have to be coding) and will be comfortable problem solving through to solutions. Experience in the food/drink industry is beneficial but not essential we are open to other industries.

Company

The Princes Group has over 7,000 employees with offices and production sites in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, France and Mauritius. Princes manufactures 350 different food and drink products responsibly sourced and enjoyed by consumers every day. None of this would be possible without striving to be an employer of choice, where our colleagues are proud to represent our business.

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