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Shift Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £47000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Austin Baker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Shift Engineer | Ashford, Kent | Sunday to Thursday 22:00-06:00 | £47,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

Join Our Team as a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer!

Are you a skilled maintenance engineer with a background in food production, especially in chilled environments? We have an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's leading suppliers of high-quality frozen vegetables, herbs, and fruit. Our company is deeply committed to our values of teamwork, passion, authenticity, and a strong sense of ownership. As an international business, we offer extensive opportunities for development and growth.

Job Summary:
As a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for reactive and preventative repair and maintenance of all onsite plant and equipment, ensuring safe and efficient operation. This includes production lines in the Packing Hall, Dry & Cold Stores, and site facilities such as the Cooling Tower and production wastewater plant.

What's in it for you?
Joining our team means becoming part of a robust international business with ample opportunities for career development. We offer a competitive salary and benefits scheme, including:
- 21 Days Annual Leave + UK Bank Holidays
- Pension with 5% employer contributions
- Medicash

- 17th / 18th Edition BS 7671 Electrical wiring regulations
- Minimum 5 years experience in a similar multi-skilled role
- Proficiency in fault-finding on PLCs, SCADA systems, power & control circuits, pneumatics, and mechanical drives & conveyor systems
- Ability to work independently, including being the sole engineer on a shift with full site responsibility
- Experience with production wastewater & cooling tower facility checks & repairs
- Computer literacy (Word / Excel etc.)
- Ability to commute to the site within 30 minutes

What's next?
If you're interested in this role and ready to take the next step in your career, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to We look forward to hearing from you!