Shift Maintenance Engineer

Our client a leading storage and distribution company is now recruiting for a Shift Maintenance Engineer to join their existing team in Sittingbourne, Kent. The successful candidate will be responsible for working as part of a team to maintain the storage and distribution facility by carrying out planned preventative and reactive maintenance tasks.

Shift Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planned preventative maintenance and reactive tasks across the facility.
  • Working across the facility to ensure that all machinery and facilities are running smoothly at all times.
  • Working with machinery such as grading machines, weighing machinery, cold storage, conveyors, packaging machinery and wrapping machinery.
  • Follow routine maintenance schedules and make sure that all necessary logs and paperwork is up to date.
  • Ensure that the working environment is kept clean and tidy at all times and following all food hygiene regulations.

Shift Maintenance Engineer Applicant Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must have a strong Multi Skilled Engineering background within Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
  • You must hold an NVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance or similar.
  • Experience with gearboxes, motors, hydraulics, 3 phase electrics, chain systems and compressed air.
  • Flexible with regards to working shifts.
  • Full training on the machinery will be provided.

Shift Maintenance Engineer Benefits:

  • £35,000 – £37,500 annual salary.
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern 7am – 7pm.
  • 19 ½ days annual holiday.
  • Employer contributory pension.

NOTE: Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army or Royal Air Force and have a strong Multi Skilled Engineering background both in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

Job manager

Emma Saxton

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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