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  • Location: Newark on Trent, NG24 2ER
  • Salary: £49450 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering
  • Contact: Chandler Highton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01332 318711
  • Start Date: 2022-07-10
  • Expiry Date: 08 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J4892

Job Title - Shift Engineer
Location – Newark (NG24)
Shifts - 4 on 4 off - 5:45pm - 5:45am

  • Maximum Basic Salary of £49,450

  • Group Pension with Employer Contribution

  • 23 Days Annual Leave Allowance

  • Excellent Career Progression

The Company
Our client is one of the leading food manufacturers and suppliers, not only in the UK, but the world however specifically in the UK, they supply to many major supermarkets and restaurants, many you will have already visited and sampled yourself! With a turnover more than £1B and multiple automated production sites in the UK, they are now recruiting for skilled and talented candidates to join their experienced engineering team.
The Newark site our client is recruiting for has a sole focus on making delicious and fresh desserts such as cream cakes, pastries, and trifles. Your role as the Shift Engineer will be central to the continuation of production of the tastiest and most-indulgent desserts for families across the nation.

The Role
The purpose of the Shift Engineer role is to provide a maintenance engineering service to plant assets, unit buildings and other related equipment that guarantees its 100% reliability which results in the safe and highly efficient production of chilled desserts. The responsibilities of the Shift Engineer also include:

  • Perform all PPM equipment inspections within timescales as per the PM software

  • Ensure all engineering maintenance and servicing work in always conducted in line with the client’s Health & Safety policy

  • Manage and supervise contractors and issue work permits, audit their work in the absence of the Engineering Team Leader

  • Provide effective engineering support to ensure efficient performance of all plant asset and equipment

The Ideal Candidate
The right candidate for the Shift Engineer will ideally currently be working within the Automated Food Production / FMCG industry as well as:

  • Have an Electrical Bias

  • A Level 3 (Or Equivalent/Higher) Electrical Qualification (Degree, Apprenticeship, HNC, HND, NVQ)

Should this be the right role for you, please contact Chandler Highton on 07521433870 and/or and I'd be happy to provide you further information.