About the job

Shift Engineer

Working hours: Continental shift pattern (12-hour shifts 06:00-18:00 & 18:00-0600, includes evenings and weekends)

Salary: circa £42,512

We are currently looking for a motivated individual to join our team as an Electrical/Mechanical Engineer. The focus of the role is to ensure safety regulations and policies are adhered to and to ensure preventative maintenance is conducted on time to a high standard and to provide high levels of equipment availability through continuous improvement.


  • Ensure Health & Safety best practices are carried out in all work activities 
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Group Engineering standards for the business and ensure compliance at all times
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance on the full range of equipment within the site
  • React quickly to breakdowns, communicate clearly with affected parties and work efficiently to fix the issue
  • Support continuous improvement by learning from breakdowns and sending feedback and suggestions for improvements to the management team
  • Be able to communicate and cooperate with colleagues at all levels in order to achieve goals and maintain product quality
  • Liaising with external suppliers and contractors


  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines
  • Experience of working within the Food & Drink sector
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems
  • Experience of fault finding with industrial machinery
  • Experience of interpreting both mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Served a full engineering apprenticeship and/or qualification of NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Experience of PLC logic would be an advantage

The UK has now left the European Union. Any EU, EEA or Swiss citizens living in the UK that wish to remain in the UK post Brexit need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. Although the closing date for applications was 30th Jun 2021, if you have not yet applied but believe that you would qualify under the EU Settlement Scheme, the Home Office have confirmed that they will consider late applications. For further information please see https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/eu-eea-swiss
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