Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

E2 Building, Ronald House, Fenton Way, Chatteris, Nr Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. PE166UP

Job Salary:
£25,000 - £40,000/yr depending on experience

Outline of Business/Company:
We’re a produce packing company that started in 1998. We pack tomatoes, peppers & Cucumbers for the supermarkets. We pack between 50-90,000 cases/wk using 100-150 people per day, mostly seven days per week on 15 production lines. Most shifts are 5 out of 7 days, which include weekends, however, regarding this vacancy we are considering Monday to Friday, with the occasional weekend where the work required it.

General Description of the job and key responsibilities:
We spent £90k on external engineers in the last 12months, so we are at a crossroads where we need to consider an inhouse engineer to maintain the 90,000sqft building and 15 production lines, which incorporate flow-wrappers, multi-head weighers, checkweighers etc….

Mechanical, electrical & electronics engineering is key to this role. Experience in the specific machines we have can be learned on the job.

Key Skills:
A good work attitude, team player, reliable, good communicator and a want to succeed. Commercial electrical & electronic experience as well as experience with mechanical engineering would be required. Training to a qualifications / standard e.g. 18th edition would be considered for the right candidate, however, there would be a tie in for a few years.

Physical Requirements:
Being able to lift 25Kg above head height is essential. Being able to stand for up to 4hrs at a time. Having adequate hearing and eye sight so you could see/hear the FLT & PPTs.