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Shift Engineer

Shift Pattern: Choice of either dayshift or nightshift working 5 out of 7

Hours of work: 45 hours per week

Salary: £34-£38k dependant on experience

Please state your shift preference on cover letter

About The Role

David Wood Foods is a food manufacturing organisation with a site based in Bolton. We have over 20 years experience in the food business, and currently produce a range of quality products for the retail and foodservice industry from seven high-tech factories.

Due to continued growth, we are looking to expand our engineering team, and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced multi-skilled shift engineer to join our food manufacturing organisation based near Bolton.

Along with reactive and planned maintenance to the plant, you would be responsible for the development and implementation of line improvements, and installations and will be required to work closely with the supervisors and management to ensure targets are met on safety, output, quality, efficiency, energy and waste, communicating daily with the Engineering Manager on all production and Engineering issues.

This job opening will provide career development and the opportunity to work within a talented and friendly team.

Responsibilities & Requirements

The desired candidate would need to have served a full apprenticeship, preferably within an FMCG environment, and would need the following attributes:

  • Good practical and technical skills
  • Must be computer literate (excel/MS office/outlook etc.)
  • Communication skills
  • An understanding of engineering drawings and principles
  • The ability to work quickly and under pressure
  • The ability to manage a varied workload
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • The initiative to work on your own or as part of a team
  • An awareness of health and safety legislation
  • Knowledge of PLCs (Allen Bradley/Siemens)
  • Experience within a food industry
  • Understanding of CMMS.
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