Shift Engineer

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
12 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
EB5060: Shift Engineer Salary: £35,000 DOE Location: Coventry, West Midlands Position: Permanent Hours of Work: Rotating Shifts Monday to Friday (AM (05:30-14:00) & PM (13:30-22:00)) Benefits: 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. An opportunity has arisen for the requirement of a Shift Engineer to work for an independent family business, who are looking to ensure the smooth and accurate running of the Engineering Department by providing a pro-active approach to the prevention of equipment failure and ensuring the schedule PM is carried out as planned, resolving mechanical and/or electrical problems in a timely fashion. We require a Shift Engineer to join an established team in Coventry following a resignation. The Shift Engineer must have an electrical background in prevention and maintenance within the food/Manufacturing processing industry and ideally have been through the apprenticeship process. Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged Main Duties and Responsibilities: * Carry out work assignments issued by Manager and maximize effectiveness of the shift always by ensuring efficient completion of tasks. * Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and carry out prioritized work as agreed. * Compliance with Company policies, procedures and regulations (e.g. attendance, quality, safety, GMP’s, etc.) and ensure these are followed to maintain the required standards (e.g. Food Safety, PPE etc.). * Resolve electrical problems in a timely fashion * Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as required to resolve problems on shift. * This list is not exhaustive. Skills & Experience: Essential: * Previous food processing industry experience * Electrical experience: electrical qualifications/time served apprenticeship. * 2 Years’ experience of working in an automated production environment. * A good standard of both written and oral English * Basic Food Hygiene * Basic Health & Safety * Data and analytical skills * Computer literate. (word/excel/windows based packages) Desirable: * PLC, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control, instrumentation, welding, FLT license Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted