Shift Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Employer
Randstad CPE
Location
Peterhead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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We are currently recruiting for a Shift Electrical Maintenance Engineer to come on board and join a large food manufactuiring business. Do you have experience in electrical maintenance in a maufacturing envirnment? Are you able to work in a fast paced environment? Are you seeking a new challange? Then this is the role for you!

Shift Maintenance Engineers work an eight day shift pattern where four consecutive shifts of 12 hours per day are worked, followed by four consecutive days off, rotating on a fortnightly basis between dayshift and backshift. Dayshift is 6.00am to 6.00pm and nightshift is 6.00pm to 6.00am.

In this role you will assume responsibility for the electrical integrity of equipment and will provide full engineering support to the Production Team under the leadership of the Engineering Team Leaders and the Chief Engineer.

Key Duties/Responsibilities

Responsibility for planned and preventative maintenance and development of PPM's where possible.
Resolve machine breakdowns to ensure maximum line efficiency of the production process.
To assist in maintaining the engineering stores by identifying parts and raising parts requisition forms for repairs and stock replenishment.
Ensuring stores booking in and out procedures are being adhered to.
Responsibility for ensuring current practices meet Health and Safety and Food Safety standards, and where possible that they exceed requirements. The role is within an extremely fast paced environment. Applicants must have the ability to manage a busy and demanding workload, have strong organisational skills and be able to prioritise, be attentive to detail and be able to remain calm under pressure. They must have a formal engineering qualification to at least City and Guilds level, ONC/HNC level or equivalent or extensive experience working as an engineer in a manufacturing environment.

The ability to use electrical test equipment, read schematic diagrams with experience in single and 3 phase installations including motors, inverters and PLC's (desirable but not essential).

The hourly rate of pay is £16.40 for the first three months, £16.90 for the next three months, and after six months it is £17.40 (£38,106pa). The tiered pay is to allow you time to demonstrate your trade skills in the first three months and then your understanding and knowledge of change overs in the following three months.

The tiered pay is to allow you time to demonstrate your trade skills in the first three months and then your understanding and knowledge of change overs in the following three months.

Please note relocation is offered and is on a case by case basis.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business
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