Shift Technician- Food Industry (NT24111)



£520 - £520/week

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Greater Manchester -- Wythenshawe

Job Type

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

On behalf of our large food production client in Manchester, we are looking to recruit a Shift Technician on a permanent contract.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced technician to join a successful, well known and evolving business in Manchester.


Working Pattern

4 shifts on and 4 shifts off.

Week 1- 7am- 3pm

Week 2- 3pm – 11am

Week 3- 11pm – 7am

After week 3, the shift pattern goes back to the beginning.



£520 per week before tax & company benefits to be discussed upon interview stage.


Holiday Entitlement

24 days holiday per year

Job Description

-          Delivering consistent site performance and adherence to plan by acting as equipment operations expert

-          Initial problem resolution and appropriate escalation of equipment issues acting as liaison between Production and Engineering teams.

-          Ensuring compliance with company standards, delivering line changeovers and start-ups in a safe and timely manner

Responsibility for organising;

-          Set up and change overs of production lines including Hygiene preparation

-          Ensuring line side hot spares are available to mitigate downtime

-          Line side consumables available in line with operational need

-          Associated  C.I  and Lean Manufacturing information

-          Maximizing the utilization of equipment

-          Completion of planned maintenance activities

Ensure the prompt and accurate reporting of:-

-          Technician Daily Check Sheet

-          Shift handover report

-          Health & safety start up checks

-          Process Control and OEE documents as required.


Responsibility for problem solving:

  • For identifying deadlines and priorities and escalating appropriately from established triggers
  • For solving, evaluating and monitoring any minor running conditions using correct tools and techniques
  • For referring areas of concern to the Supervisor, Shift Manager and Engineering team as required


Qualifications & Skills


-          Educated to GSCE level or equivalent

-          Previous experience in a FMCG environment (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)

-          Knowledge and experience of Health & Safety requirements and legislation

-          Working knowledge of machinery and equipment within the department and areas

-          PC Literate

-          Good Communicator both written and oral

-          Mechanical and Electrical appreciation training


Application Process

Please only apply if you can commit to the above shift pattern.

Please apply online, or by sending your cv to

Contact information

Natalie Taylor