Multi Skilled Shift Engineer

Our client is currently recruiting for a Shift Engineer at their site in Leicester, Leicestershire. The ideal candidate will have a background in dealing with electro-mechanical faults and preventative maintenance, ideally gained within a warehouse environment.

You will be working a shift pattern – Earlies 6am – 2pm & Lates 2pm – 10pm – must be prepared to cover a Panama shift pattern if needed.
Shift Engineer Responsibilities:
– Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required.
– Planned Preventative Maintenance of equipment to the required standards.
– Complete breakdown reports and shift reports including any issues arising on shift.
– Liaise with operations to ensure workload is prioritised correctly.
– Undertake improvement, repairs and modifications.
– Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities.
– Provide maintenance support on all aspects of the installed systems.
– Work within a team of site technicians and third-party repair companies on their activities on site.

Shift Engineer Requirements:
– Candidate must hold a relevant recognised electrical engineering qualification to a level of City and Guilds level 3/ NVQ level 3.
– You must also have strong mechanical skills however the role is more electrically biased.
– Multi skilled engineering background.
– Excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills.
– Ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams.
– Understanding of PLC’s and their function would be advantageous.
– Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge would be advantageous.
– Infrequent travel to Europe for product training.

Shift Engineer Benefits:
– Salary £36,565 including shift allowance.
– Shift Pattern: 42 hours per week, shift pattern: Earlies 6am – 2pm & Lates 2pm – 10pm
– Pension scheme, Healthcare plan.
– Uniform and PPE provided.
– Structured Training programme.
– Opportunity to join a well-established company.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force with electrical engineering/multi skilled backgrounds.

Job manager

Joanne Foster

Team Manager

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