Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer - Derbyshire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £48,100 (depending on experience)
  • Date Posted: 01/12/2022
  • Expiry Date: 07/01/2023

Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer

c.£48,100 (depending on experience)

4 on 4 off, 2 days and 2 nights





Are you looking for a new role to progress in your career? Would you like a new challenge with a major blue-chip company? My client is looking for a Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer to join their supportive and collaborative team.


The Role:

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for,

  • Working as part of the technical team throughout the shift ensuring work is prioritised in accordance with production plans, schedules and preventative engineering requirements and carry out a comprehensive handover.
  • Responding to breakdowns within the plant, maximising production output and ensuring the smooth flow of the operation.
  • Repairing, reporting and analysis of unplanned technical failures to drive further improvements.
  • Providing technical expertise to reduce both technical and production losses, including coaching and/or participating in problem solving, implementing solutions, sharing knowledge, building competence.
  • Looking after all aspects of cost, efficiency, quality and maintenance activities including administration.
  • Contributing to the upkeep of all relevant technical documentation.
  • Raising purchase orders where required.
  • Liaising with the Maintenance Planner to ensure engineering activities are completed.
  • Supporting External Functions to complete remedial actions from Compliance audits.


The Candidate:

  • Experienced within a FMCG environment and be able to demonstrate engineering knowledge across maintenance, industrial services and automation.
  • Educated to a minimum NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an Electrical and Mechanical Engineering time served apprenticeship.
  • 17th or 18th edition wiring regulations is desirable.
  • Experience or appreciation of Instrumentation and Siemens PLC’s.
  • Able to demonstrate skills working on pneumatics systems, process equipment including gearboxes drives, pumps, valves, and also/or packaging equipment.
  • Demonstrates strong mechanical comprehension.
  • Possesses a logical fault-finding approach to breakdowns.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Experienced in modern manufacturing techniques such as 5S, LEAN and TPM would be ideal.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency whilst never compromising safety or product quality.


The Package:

  • c£48,100
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Fantastic benefits


Next Steps:

If you think this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you and would like your next challenge, please click ‘apply now’ to be considered. Alternatively, contact Edward Crampton on 02037943984 or 07852529538 or