Are you an ex-military Electrical Engineer looking for a new challenge? Do you want to work for a well-known local company that will value your skills and experience? Do you want to work where there is variety and no one day is the same? Our client based in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear now has an immediate requirement for a Shift Maintenance Engineer to join their existing team.
CIRCA £30,000 ANNUAL SALARY PLUS SHIFT ALLOWANCE, 6AM – 2PM, 2PM – 10PM & 10PM – 6AM (ROTATING SHIFTS), EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTORY PENSION, 28 DAYS HOLIDAY PER YEAR
Shift Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:
– Responsible for working as part of a team of Engineers delivering planned preventative and reactive maintenance tasks across the busy food production environment.
– You will be responsible for working on a variety of food production machinery including the building services across the factory and offices.
– Attend breakdowns and carry out work in a timely and efficient manner to ensure minimum downtime.
– Ensure the routine maintenance schedules from the manager are carried our as well as annual service and calibrations
– Adhering to all health and safety regulations associated with the equipment and the site.
– Complete maintenance logs, write reports on defects.
Shift Maintenance Engineer Applicant Requirements:
– You must have a strong Electrical Engineering background with a minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
– Also some mechanical knowledge is essential but must have an electrical bias.
– Flexible with regards to learning new machinery.
– Strong fault finding and diagnostic skills.
– Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Shift Maintenance Engineer Benefits:
– Circa £30,000 annual salary.
– Additional shift allowance.
– Shift pattern 6am – 2pm, 2pm -10pm, 10pm – 6am (rotating pattern between engineers)
– 28 days holiday per year.
– Company pension scheme plus other benefits to be discussed at interview stage.
NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force and have an Electrical Engineering background i.e Marine Engineer, Aircraft Engineer or similar.