Multi Skilled Shift Engineer - Packaging

Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire
Up to £35K + 25 days holidays per year
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Job Function
Engineer, Production
Contract Type
Full Time




Up to £35K + 25 days holidays per year + benefits include: Pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, death in service benefit, bonus scheme, child care vouchers, discounted gym membership and use of the golf club

Hours – Continental Shift Pattern
Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer supplying a range of high quality packaging into food markets. They are currently looking to recruit a Multi Skilled Shift Engineer, reporting to the Engineering Manager with skills in repairing and maintaining a range of plant and equipment associated with a continuous production environment.

Main Purpose of the Job 

  • To ensure all plant and equipment is maintained and in good working order. 
  • To attend to breakdowns and make repairs safely, whilst keeping downtime to a minimum. 
  • Assist in making improvements to plant and equipment wherever possible. 
  • To provide support to the Engineering Team.

Principal Accountabilities 

  • To provide a hands on approach within the Engineering function.
  • To diagnose breakdown problems when they occur and make safe repairs as necessary, seeking assistance if required.
  • To work through a programme of maintenance tasks, using knowledge and experience to prioritise between urgent and routine activities.
  • To support the other members of the engineering team through help, advice and achievement of the planned workload, in addition to working a reasonable amount of overtime in support of holidays.
  • Manufacture parts for machinery as required.
  • Implement improvements and think through the logic of machinery performance.
  • Implement PPM as required.
  • Assist the Engineering Manager to ensure that all contractors are adequately managed on site through correct induction and risk assessment. 
  • Ensure there are good standards of records and encourage ‘clean as you go culture’ to be maintained.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly reports as required.

Education, Qualifications & Experience 

  • Broad knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
  • Turning and Welding experience.
  • Computer literate.

Core Competencies  

  • Able to communicate effectively and build a reputation for reliability and service.
  • Able to plan, prioritise and think ahead.
  • Able to work using own initiative as well as to set procedures.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Resourceful (able to create solutions in a fast paced environment)
  • Flexible (in order to do what needs to be done)
  • Reliable.
  • Team player (in order to work well with other members of the team).
  • Ability to be flexible with working hours.


Similar jobs

Similar jobs