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Shift Engineer









Company Description

An exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company based in County Durham. Our client is a market leader in their specialist sector. To support growth they are now looking to recruit a Shift Engineer to join their passionate team. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a company who continually invest in their staff.

Responsible for the provision of maintenance cover to all production areas and equipment, through reactive and planned mechanical and electrical maintenance activity on production equipment as required.


Job Specification

The Role

  • Reactive maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment within a production facility
  • On site installation and commissioning of new machinery & equipment
  • Undertake planned mechanical and electrical maintenance activities 
  • Undertake condition analysis reports
  • Engineering continuous improvement project work as required
  • Support production areas with setting of machines outside of the Production Operator remit
  • Ensure health & safety of self and others whilst carrying out all duties
  • Adherence to the engineering system for logging all reactive and preventative maintenance activities
  • Ensuring efficient communication throughout engineering team and to other departments
  • Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Systems of Work are carried out where necessary and are up to date
  • Ensure departmental housekeeping is maintained to required standards
  • Any other duty or responsibility which may from time to time fall above or below the remit for this position, as defined by the Engineering Manager

The Person

  • Ability to be proactive and use initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure & too strict deadlines
  • Excellent Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Understanding / awareness of Continuous Improvement Techniques
  • Role specific mechanical & electrical knowledge within a production environment
  • Technical understanding / awareness of all site maintenance activities
  • Experience in mechanical fault diagnosis & resolution within a production environment
  • Experience in electrical fault diagnosis & resolution


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