Shift Electrical Maintenance Engineer (FMCG) - VR/17369

Status: Permanent
Rate: Commensurate with experience
Location: Aberdeenshire
Ref: VR/17369

Currently recruiting for an experienced Shift Electrical Maintenance Engineer on a permanent staff basis for a food production company based in Aberdeenshire.

The Shift Electrical Maintenance Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planned and preventative maintenance and development of PPM’s where possible.
  • Resolving machine breakdowns to ensure maximum line efficiency of the production process.
  • Assisting 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.
  • Responsible for ensuring current practices meet, and where possible exceed, Health and Safety and Food Safety standards.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • A formal engineering qualification to at least City and Guilds or ONC / HNC level - or an equivalent level of extensive experience working as an Engineer within a manufacturing / production environment - is essential.
  • Previous and specific experience in a similar hands-on Electrical Maintenance Engineer position within an FMCG environment is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar hands-on Electrical Maintenance Engineer role within the Food Production Industry would be highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience with the maintenance of modern processing plant machinery would be preferred.
  • Previous experience with food processing equipment would be desirable.
  • Applicants will be expected to be able to use electrical test equipment, read schematic diagrams and have experience in single and 3 phase installations including motors, inverters and PLC’s.
  • There will be a requirement to work a shift rotation so applicants must be prepared to work shifts. Shift Electrical Maintenance Engineers work an 8 day shift pattern, which involves working 4 consecutive shifts of 12 hours per day, followed by 4 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.
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