Shift Engineer

Location Driffield
Discipline: Engineering & Maintenance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £38,000
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01482 205808
Job ref: 885336
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 20 Mar 2024 23:59
Looking to take the next step in your career? Our client is seeking a talented Shift Engineer (Electrically biased) to join their dynamic team and contribute to their continued growth.
The role of Shift Engineer is a varied one, covering maintenance services across a wide range of plant and equipment within the manufacturing facility. You will be involved with CI activities as well as day to day shift engineering duties.
The company is a leading manufacturer in their field and are a long-standing well-known business based in Driffield.
They operate a 2 weekly rotating shift pattern. Working days and nights, 12 hours shifts covering Monday to Sunday.

They offer excellent training and development opportunities for their engineering team.

The Shift Engineer role:
  • Maintain service and repair plant machinery to minimise production down time.
  • Reactive and PPM duties. Electrical and Mechanical.
  • Ensure faults, breakdowns or issues are logged and reported correctly.
  • Carry out fault finding and repair of equipment and facilities.
  • Promote risk assessments to ensure safe systems of working.
  • Willingly take up opportunities for training in specialist plant and equipment.
  • Seek out and highlight opportunities for continuous improvement, production efficiencies and cost effectiveness.
  • Support and conduct regular inspections and testing.

The Candidate:
  • A background in manufacturing environments, ideally with good exposure to both manual and automated production equipment
  • Understanding of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Awareness of PLC systems. PLC control experience to a fault finding level
  • Good experience of managing safety in your daily activities
  • Strong team working capabilities
  • Experience working with CMMS platforms
  • Experience in identifying improvement projects
  • Formal EH&S qualification (IOSH/NEBOSH)
  • HNC (or equivalent)
Ideally you will have a high level of knowledge, and practical experience in instrumentation loops, calibration techniques & control systems
This role is suited to candidates looking to join a company that offer long term opportunities to challenge yourself, develop and grow.
What's on offer?

£38,000 per year
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth and development
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Chance to work on a variety of challenging and rewarding projects
  • A work pattern that offers flexibility for home/work balance
  • Overtime paid at time and a half
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