Shift Engineer

Fixed Contract Sam Marshall, Consultant in Engineering
  • Post Date: 18/03/2019
  • Salary: £30,000.00 - £39,072.00 / per Annum
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Shift Engineer on a 6 months Fixed Term Contract for our client based in Frome. Our client is in a very exciting period of growth focusing on investment and development of their existing strong brands. They are looking to expand their team in many areas.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develops, maintains an integrated packing operation to agreed health and safety, quality, engineering and technical standards
  • Optimises line performance to meet and exceed Key Performance Indicators in the areas of equipment reliability and efficiency
  • Carries out planned maintenance activities and suggests ways to improve them based on observations and history and makes them happen
  • Routinely analyses line data and takes appropriate action to improve performance.
  • Participates in continuous improvement and problem solving activities to improve performance

Key Skills and Abilities


  • Qualified to HNC level and/or served in a recognised modern apprenticeship.
  • A good mix of electrical and mechanical engineering experience
  • At least 2 years food or pharma experience to be able to hit the ground running.
  • The ability to work in a fast moving environment (e.g. FMCG, pharmaceutical or automotive).


  • Ideally have an auditing background
  • SOP and technical writing skills

Our Client Offers

  • Comprehensive training to enable you to do your role
  • Development opportunities
  • Attractive workplace pension scheme
  • Opportunity to join Company Sharesave scheme
  • Discounted branded products
  • Holidays (18 x12 hr shift to book off or 25 days if Mon-Fri  x 8 hr shifts)
  • My Staff shop – access to exclusive benefits, free advice and savings – providing great discounts from thousands of the UKs largest retailers & service providers.

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off 12 hour shifts days and night
Working Hours: 7am – 7pm Days and 7pm to 7am Nights

Salary up to £39,072 pro rata


For more information please contact Alternative Recruitment on 01409 255647.

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