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Shift Engineer (Nights)

Stroud, Gloucestershire

Maintenance Operative – Night Shift

The role

Night Shift Maintenance Operative is required by a local manufacturing company based close to Stroud. The main purpose of the role will be to carry out routine, daily maintenance tasks on production machinery and ensure the production line is ready for the next days production schedule.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Preventative maintenance tasks 
  • Essential line servicing (greasing and lubrication)
  • Daily /weekly meter readings, logs, and boiler safety checks
  • Undertake full repair of running repairs’ carried out on production 
  • Install line changes that are not possible in production
  • Carry out service exchange program on filler and rinser heads 
  • Service /survey all plant 
  • Supervise the cleaning of sensitive items of the plant 
  • Provide full engineering cover for the operation of the site after the normal shift cover ends (removing the call out of engineers after normal shift hours)
  • Rotate into early and late shifts to cover holidays and sickness 
  • Provide a continuity of information across the operation of the site (late to early shifts)
  • Reduce overtime costs 

Required experience

  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Pneumatics knowledge
  • Understanding of packaging machinery (desirable)

This is a temporary position to start as soon as possible. For the right candidate, this could lead to permanent employment.

Night shift role - up to £17.00 per hour

Sunday 10.45pm – 6.15am

Monday to Thursday 9.45pm – 6.15am

Please email your CV to or call 01453 755330

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