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Shift Engineer (Elec-Bias)

  • Job reference: 920859
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Electricity, Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 26/07/2018

**Great opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer in the Ross-Shire area**


A vacancy has become available for a multi-skilled maintenance engineer to join our clients Engineering Department. Our client is a well established manufacturing business in Ross-shire.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a quick and effective response to line breakdowns
  • To carry out planned and preventative maintenance to agreed schedules.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety, quality and environmental procedures.
  • To Diagnose faults and to test, repair and maintain electrical / mechanical equipment and machinery using the correct tools in a safe manner in accordance with relevant food hygiene standards.
  • Use Route cause analysis to identify reason for failure.
  • Use the CMMS (pirana) system effectively recording information and parts movements accurately.
  • Complete basic building fabric remedial work and repairs including those to all associated services / equipment including plumbing, drainage, heating, ventilation, lighting etc.

Key attributes of the candidate:


  • Holds a Modern Engineering Apprenticeship or a recognised engineering qualification such as HNC or HND
  • 3 Years FMCG experience working in a Factory environment
  • Electrically biased with strong mechanical knowledge
  • 17th Edition wiring regulations
  • Safely carry out live electrical testing on machinery and be able to read electrical drawings
  • Strong fault finding and repair experience minimum 2 years
  • Flexible working (including weekends). Currently working on a dayshift based role which includes backshifts.
  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail
  • A good communicator in order to converse with different functions across the business
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to problem solve
  • A good listener, supportive and encouraging of team members
  • Reliable and punctual


  • Electrical Inspecting and testing 2391
  • F Gas certification

**Please send your CV to**

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