Shift Team Leader – Electro-Mechanical Engineer

Full Time Permanent

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Do you have previous experience as an Electro-Mechanical Engineer with level 3 college qualifications, are keen to work for a global flexible packaging manufacturing company working in a ‘hands on’ Team Leader role or looking to take on the responsibility for overseeing a small team to gain supervisory experience?

If so, due to continued growth and ambitious expansion plans we’d be delighted to talk with you.

Job Description

Shift Team Leader – Electromechanical Maintenance Engineer

The role involves: –

* To issue PPM and Breakdown jobs to Engineers in line with Shift Managers’ priorities.

* To ensure all job cards are completed as required.

* To act as Lead Engineer on shift and train/mentor other engineers.

* Fault finding & resolution in a timely manner.

* To perform interventions and repairs in the context of curative and preventative maintenance.

* To ensure the proper functioning of industrial electromechanical equipment and installations.

* Monitoring of implementation of new industrial equipment.

* To be able to identify the necessity of using various supplier /manufacturer customer service and technical support hotlines.

* Regular participation in training sessions with manufacturers of industrial equipment (mainly Germany & Italian).

The candidate

* As the successful applicant, you must have a sound knowledge based on electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical assembly with experience in PLC programming being an advantage.

* Must have level 3 college qualifications in engineering or technological specialisation course in the areas of industrial maintenance, mechatronics or electromechanics or higher education in the areas of electrical engineering, electronics or similar.

* A knowledge of flexographic printing and/or blown film extrusion manufacturing equipment would be favourable.

* A minimum of 5 years’ experience in industrial maintenance.

* Experience of supervising other engineers or possess natural team leader abilities.

* Must be self-motivated and able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

* Must have good communication skills, a sense of responsibility and be a team player.

* Ideally will have 17th edition.

* Regular participation in training sessions with manufacturers of industrial equipment.

* Would benefit from having worked with W&H, Allstein, Uteco, Nordmeccanica, Macchi, Schiavi, Kampf, Piovan, Doteco, Octagon equipment.

* Reliable and punctual.

* Must be able to work 4on 4off shift pattern alternating between days & nights, 12-hour shifts.

Working hours

6 AM to 6 PM and vice -versa once on a shift of 4 days on and 4 days off. Alternating between days and nights.


As well as a shift pattern allowing for more time off with a maximum of 16 shifts in a month along with usual benefits, in addition we also offer:

* Competitive Salary + overtime rate – 20% above the base rate (conditions apply)

* Eligibility to £50 weekly shift attendance bonus when on a shift (conditions apply)

* Health Cash Plans

* Additional 8 hours pay as a ‘Birthday Gift’ in your birthdate month.

* An additional one-day holiday for each completed year of service up to 5 extra days per year.

* £500 sign on bonus after 6 months of employment

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Subsidised Canteen

* Free Uniform and Laundry

If this position sounds interesting to you or to someone you know, please contact Tiffe on (phone number removed)

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