Shift Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Work closely with the Engineering Shift Supervisor, taking responsibility & ownership for delivering a high quality engineering service in support of the achievement of operational goals of the site.

Client Details

FMCG Manufacturer


  • Diagnosis, resolution and elimination of root causes of engineering faults
  • Design, trial and implementation of minor equipment modifications in support of increased performance
  • Completion of all scheduled, planned corrective, reactive and improvement maintenance as allocated
  • Support to the implementation of permit to work system for control of contractor / internal activities within defined work area
  • Ensure completion of equipment diaries, handover records, incident reports. Completion of notifications & Work orders within SAP PM for all work allocated to team. Raise purchase orders where required
  • Attendance and input to all relevant operational, engineering and CI meetings.
  • Meet with engineering shift supervisor at start and end of shift to agree operational and engineering priorities.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of allocated annual equipment overhauls.
  • Work collaboratively with all adjacent teams (PCs, Shift Managers Quality and Technical Ops) to resolve issues rapidly and drive improvement.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of engineering principles and their practical application through industry standard generic components.

    • Practical engineering skills including hand tools and machine tools.

      • Awareness of the practical implications of all relevant Statutory legislation (PUWER, EAWA, Supply Of Machinery Regs, Functional Safety, pressure regs, gas regs, CDM etc)

        • Planning skills for allocated work

          • Working knowledge of Internal risk management standards - PTW (WAH, Hot, Confined, LOTO / Isolation, Chemical)

            • Data analysis and identification of trends.

              • Understanding of CI Methodologies and the associated tools (1 from Lean, 6 Sigma, TPM etc)

              • Ability to read technical drawings
              • Exceptional Fault Finding Skills including knowledge of structured Fault Finding Techniques (6 Point, 1/2 Split, Substitution, I/P to O/P, Emergence Seq)


              • Previous experience of working within a similar FMCG manufacturing / factory engineering department
              • Strong interpersonal and developed communication skills
              • Decisive, pro-active, self motivated and assertive
              • Internal customer focus with the ability to adapt to the variable demands of the business
              • Ability to demonstrate working under initiative and think things through to solution
              • Ability to work under own supervision
              • Ability to influence, persuade and lead at all levels of the business

              Training/ Qualifications:

              • Appropriate Technical Qualification (C&G Minimum, BTEC ONC / TEC 3 or higher preferred)
              • IEE 17th Edition
              • Completion of a recognised Apprenticeship

              • IT literate - Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Good analytical and numeric ability
              • IOSH qualification (Preferred)
              • Intermediate Food Hygiene
              • SAP user / Superuser
              • COSHH

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