Multi Skilled Night Shift Engineer

Northants Recruitment Solutions
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Wellingborough is looking for a Night Shift Engineer to join their rapidly growing Company.

.To maintain the operational performance of all site machinery and plant whilst ensuring a safe working environment together with meeting business KPI’s by reducing downtime and rejects and maximising product efficiency and quality.


1.Portray a positive image of the company and its values in a professional manner at all times.

2.Effective maintenance of plant and machinery including the installation and commissioning of new equipment.

3.Set up, fault finding and repairs to all production machinery, support services and auxiliary plant

4.Operation and set up of PPM routines.

5.Effective team work, communication and co-operation with all other internal departments.

6.Maintenance of engineering workshop, equipment and services including routine housekeeping and administrative duties.

7.Perform regular rounds of the site and equipment, identifying and reporting defects and issues that affect the structure or reliability of the facility.

8.Attend training as directed

9.Training and coaching production staff to operate, problem solve and carry out routine maintenance.

10.Maintain comprehensive records of maintenance, defects, performance and corrective actions

11.Administer spare part use ensuring that spares and materials are accounted for to specific jobs/tasks. Account for and order when necessary all engineering consumable items

12.Maintain engineering database, records and documentation in order, ensuring that information is recorded correctly and that manuals drawings and logs are administered correctly

13.Promote continuous improvement and take a vigilant approach to identifying and solving problems following a logical thought process.

14.Support the development of an environment where all the engineering team feel a sense of responsibility for improving the overall team performance.

15.Be actively involved with the operations team to adhere to company standards and procedures on quality, hygiene and health and safety.

16.Manage timing of preventative work to suit with production needs.

17.Adhere to all company rules and procedures, paying particular attention to health and safety.

18.Any other duties deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the function and in support of other functions in the business.

Education:Time served and qualified maintenance engineer. Multi-skilled preferred or prepared to work towards. If electrical bias, 17th edition qualified.City and guilds or NVQ3 qualified in an engineering or maintenance disciplinePC basic skills
Technical knowledge and experience for this function within the following areas:
Food / Beverages Production Environments: At least 3 years in a similar within a similar food production or manufacturing business environmentA knowledge of automated process equipment and control systemsExperienced on a wide range of machinery from; ovens, fillers, baggers, chillers, freezers, PLC's, wrappers, formers, check weighers, Xray machines etc..Knowledge of sterilisation and filling processesKnowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologiesKnowledge of safe working practicesHygiene standards in a food environment
Utilities Experience:Familiarisation in a similar environmentSome experience working with steam boilers, air and ammonia compressorsThis role would suit someone working in one of the following roles:Shift Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Site Engineer, Plant Engineer, Multi Skilled Engineer, Electrical Bias Engineer, Mechanical & Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Bias Engineer, Maintenance Technician or similar
Hours are 47.5 per week Mon-Fri Rotating Shifts

If you feel that you have the skills & experince required for this role please send your cv into the email address attached.
Due to the sheer volume of applications that we receive we can only reply to successful applications. Therefore if you hvent heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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