Shift Engineer - Greater Manchester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£50k
  • Date Posted: 17/01/2024
  • Expiry Date: 16/02/2024

Job Title: Shift Engineer

Location: Greater Manchester

Shift Pattern: 4-week rotating shifts (Days and Nights)

Salary: c. £50,000 per annum


Join an industry-leading team as a Shift Engineer in Greater Manchester, working within a renowned UK-wide food manufacturing group. We are seeking a skilled and dedicated professional to contribute to our continued success.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on production machinery during assigned shifts.
  • Respond promptly to machinery breakdowns, implementing effective solutions to minimize downtime.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure equipment functionality and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team to optimize the performance and reliability of manufacturing processes.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and contribute to creating a secure working environment for all team members.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Shift Engineer in a manufacturing or food production setting.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills, with the ability to diagnose and rectify technical issues.
  • Familiarity with PLC systems and automated production machinery.
  • Ability to work effectively in a 4-week rotating shift pattern, encompassing both day and night shifts.
  • Relevant engineering qualifications and certifications.



  • Competitive salary of c. £50,000 per annum.
  • Opportunities for career growth within a UK-wide food manufacturing network.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and pension plans.
  • Inclusive and collaborative work environment.
  • Access to ongoing training and development opportunities.


How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Shift Engineer in a global company, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to or call Siobhan directly on 0161 832 7463, quoting reference SI/15777.