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4 on 4 off - Shift Maintenance Engineer

Ref no. BHN557190
Location Crawley, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Client is one of the leading ostomy brands in the UK/worldwide & specialise in the design, development & manufacture of innovative stoma care appliances and accessories. They require a competent 4 on 4 off maintenance engineer

Key skills required for this role

Shift Maintenance Engineer


4 on 4 off Shift Maintenance Engineer

Job description

Shift Maintenance Engineer - reporting to Lead Maintenance Engineer

Our Client is one of the leading ostomy brands in the UK and worldwide, specialise in the design, development and manufacture of innovative stoma care appliances and accessories. Celebrating over 30 years of business, our client is renowned for manufacturing ground breaking solutions that enhance the lives of ostomates throughout the world.

Situated in a purpose-built state of the art research, development and manufacturing facility, our client employs a growing workforce of over 200 skilled employees. Part of a privately owned Group that was established in 1982 now employs 800 across the UK and provides specialist products and services to the healthcare market.

Responsible for the performance and safety of all manufacturing equipment in line with company KPI's and strategic projects. The most effective form of machine support can only be delivered through the thorough understanding of the way in which equipment is operated, the machine performance and the requirements and design of the products being manufactured.


Under the direction of the Lead Engineer, the Shift Engineer will provide the best possible support to the manufacturing teams through:
  • Responsibility to adhere to the Companies Health and Safety policy at all times and operate and promote the development of quality standards and procedures taking ownership of tasks and to seek new improved ways of doing things.
  • Responsibility and accountability for all aspects of machine performance and safety.
  • Planning, completion and delivery of effective maintenance on all plant and facility equipment.
  • The ability to set and operate equipment.
  • Active involvement within the Lean Teams and other performance-focused groups as required, including completion of allocated actions.
  • Ensuring availability of good quality tooling on every machine and process.
  • Ensuring availability of relevant spares for every machine and process.
  • Working safely at all times.
  • Effective communication via Engineering logs, shift handovers and direct interaction with the manufacturing teams.
  • Through the analysis of available data, the Cell Engineer will provide the justification for any process improvements.
  • As part of an NCR or CAPA team the Cell Engineer will be responsible for investigations and validation works ensuring the most effective corrective and preventative actions are implemented.


· Have a keen interest in gaining Technical knowledge of our manufacturing equipment

· Have proven experience in decision making/making recommendations

· Uses own initiative - be proactive shares new ideas

· Be a 'can do' person and rise to the challenge of problem solving

· Taking pride in your work and want to reach the high standards expected

· Experience in working in a fast-paced environment

· Performance driven - used to working to targets




NVQ Level 3 (Minimum)

5 years engineering experience within a manufacturing background


Pneumatics Training

Maintenance Training


Worked within a production environment

Worked on Process Equipment either setting or fault finding

Machine Performance criteria



Health & Safety


Microsoft Package


Lean Manufacturing

Continuous Improvement

PUWER Regulations


Disciplined (working to procedures)


Working knowledge of ISO13485 advantageous but not essential

Shaun Chappell manages this role

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