Shift Engineer - Castleford - £32K

Job Title: Shift Engineer - Castleford - £32K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Castleford, West Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £32000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH14463_1568990815
Contact Name: Lauren White
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2019

Job Description

Role: Shift Engineer - Plastics

Salary: £32,000 + Benefits Package.

Location: Castleford, Leeds.

We are currently recruiting for a Shift Engineer to join a business who provide a plastic reprocessing service. They are now looking for an Engineer to join them to help them enhance their business / plant through engineering investment and proactive maintenance.

The Job
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing first line response to all plant breakdowns within a safe and efficient manner
  • Provide 'hands on' Electrical and Mechanical support during shutdown periods and the weekly maintenance periods
  • Proactively monitor plant equipment and performance investigating any annomalies and being proactive in the approach to maintenance
  • Carry out reactive and preventative maintenance to all plant to a high standard, thereby maximising plant availability, minimising plant failures and ensuring continued high product quality
  • Assisting in the continuous improvement of both plants, through reducing production costs and increasing the quality and value of the product.
  • Ensuring all work is planned and carried out to comply with the businesses H&S policy.
  • Working with contractors across construction and installation of equipment .
  • Complete reords and reports required for each shift, giving an effctive handover and communication

The Candidate
As a qualified engineer (Mechanical / Electrical / EC&I) you will have experience of working on shift as a single point of contact for maintenance. A high level of knowledge of PLC Control, fault finding and route cause is required and a working knowledge of mechanical systems inclduing hydrualics, pnuematics and pumps is beneficial.

Whats on offer

  • Basic salary up to £32,000
  • Extensive benefits package
  • Development opportunities

How to apply
For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Lauren White at or call 02392222965.

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