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Multi Skilled Shift Engineer

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 DOE
Location: Oxfordshire
Reference: lw13494b2
Contact: Laura Willis: 08448 550000, Click to apply
Multi Skilled Shift Engineer

Vacancy Details

Commutable from Oxford, Banbury, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Northampton, Warwickshire

Working for one of UKs leading food manufacturers in their field, producing some of the most recognisable products. Currently undergoing a period of growth and sustained investment they are now busier than ever. Working in a fast-moving, high volume environment I am seeking talented multi-skilled engineers to ensure that minimum downtime and maximum productivity is achieved.


- You’ll be responsible for breakdowns, modifications and developing effective Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules
- Carry out proactive and reactive maintenance and repairs to the plant
- Carry out both Electrical and Mechanical work daily
- Carry out fault finding and PPM on all machinery & equipment
- Work on a large variety of equipment including PLC systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, conveyors, and robotics.
- Respond to equipment breakdowns and ensure maximum focus is given to continuous improvement
- Trouble shooting on a wide variety of kit, including high speed packaging and wrapping machines.
- To Fault find and problem solve in an effective and efficient manner
- Ensuring that machinery is maintained, and repaired to a high standard
- Pro-active in the reduction of engineering downtime and continuous improvement of the process and the department 

Skills & Experience:

- Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer and have served an accredited apprenticeship
- Educated to a minimum City & Guilds Level 3 in Engineering
- PLC - electrical fault-finding skills
- Experience gained working in a fast paced high volume FMCG Manufacturing Environment - food, Pharma, automotive environment
- Be a strong communicator, working closely with multiple disciplines including engineering & production teams
- Attitude is everything, positive, enthusiastic, willing to train & develop
- Must have excellent understanding of engineering systems, stores & PPM documentation
- Any experience of lean manufacturing & continuous improvement techniques would be highly advantageous
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