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Electrical Maintenance Engineer – Rotating Shifts

(5:45 am to 2 pm / 1:55 pm to 10:10 pm)

We're recruiting for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer to support our maintenance team, providing excellent support across site, ensuring machines, equipment and property are all maintained to ensure production is maximised while working to planned schedules.


Our ideal candidate would be a time served engineer with experience working in a similar ‘clean’ FMCG manufacturing environment.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Engineering Manager on a daily basis to ensure machine ‘down time’ is kept to a minimum
  • Identify and solve day to day maintenance problems
  • Perform PPM (planned preventative maintenance) schedules as required
  • Involvement with projects and continuous improvements
  • Perform duties from the maintenance non-urgent job list
  • Accurately complete all documentation in a timely fashion
  • Accurately create and update relevant SOP’s as necessary
  • Identify and solve day to day machine and plant related problems
  • Carry out maintenance activities on buildings, plant, and facilities to improve quality and cost effectiveness
  • Liaise with the Engineering Manager to ensure the availability of spare machine parts whilst keeping costs to a minimum
  • Set up various packaging machinery as and when required and assist with installation of new equipment
  • Provide cover and assist Machine Setters as required
  • Communicate effectively with the team and inform the Engineering Manager of any machine faults / difficulties at any time throughout the day.
  • Provide training and coaching to other employees and team members as requested by the Engineering Manager.


What we’re looking for:

  • A time served engineer/ recognised engineering trade apprenticeship and/or HNC in electrical engineering
  • At least 5 years’ experience within the FMCG sector
  • Knowledge and understanding of site electrical distribution
  • Experience and a good understanding of PLCs, fault finding, 3 phase, DC motors, relays, sensors, and drives
  • Previous experience of working in a ‘clean’ manufacturing / factory environment preferably within the food / pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience of working on a wide range of manufacturing and packaging machinery
  • Computer Literate, with good general understanding of the Microsoft suite including Excel and Outlook


About us:

Part of the STADA Group Natures Aid was established in 1981 and is a leading UK manufacturer of Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements to health food stores, pharmacies, and groceries, with over 190 products throughout 15 main health categories. Due to a continued period of substantial growth both in the UK and Internationally, Natures Aid has become the 5th largest UK supplement brand, with ambitious plans to become the No.1 brand by 2023, through its award-winning innovation programme.

The STADA Group is a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals and are represented in more than 30 countries worldwide with its headquarters in Bad Vilbel, Germany.


Our Values

Our Company Values form a vital part of all our roles, they are:

Agility: Each and every one leads change with flexibility and decisiveness as part of their personal development.

Integrity: Each and every one acts ethically in line with the companies internal as well as external standards. Our actions are led by speaking up and respect.

Entrepreneurship: Each and every one drives new ideas and actions, creating future growth and values.

One STADA: Each and every one acts in the best interests of the overall company rather than their business unit or function to build one successful STADA.


What you’ll get:

Salary: £35,991.96 per annum, plus 15% shift premium bringing total salary amount to £ 41,390.75

Hours: 40 per week – rotating shifts - 5:45 am to 2 pm / 1:55 pm to 10:10 pm


  • Annual bonus
  • 23.5 days holiday increasing to 28.5 days over the first 5 years, plus bank holidays
  • 6% employers pension contributions
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme Option
  • Annual Pay Reviews
  • Enhanced family friendly leave and pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Length of Service Awards
  • 50% Employee Discount on Natures Aid products
  • Access to hundreds of free E-Learning courses on our in-house Learning platform
  • Free onsite parking

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