Shift Maintenance Engineer

Our client has an immediate requirement for a Shift Maintenance Engineer to join their existing team in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. The successful candidate will be responsible for working on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern consisting of days and nights to carry out planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance tasks on a variety of mechanical and electrical machinery.

This is an opportunity to join a stable and forward-thinking business with the opportunity to develop as an engineer within an interesting production environment.

Shift Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance tasks across the factory ensuring minimum downtime on machinery.
  • Replace mechanical and electrical parts such as bearings, valves, drives, fuses, breakers, changing belts and replacing cabling.
  • The majority of repairs will be board swap outs but you must be able to fault find.
  • 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 Requirements:

  • You must have a strong mechanical and electrical engineering background.
  • An electrical qualification would be preferred.
  • This role will be suited to someone with a multi skilled engineering background but with a mechanical bias.
  • Experience of 3 phase electrics and using electrical test equipment.

Shift Maintenance Engineer Benefits:

  • £39,500 annual salary.
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern consisting of days / nights 6 – 6.
  • 24 shift holidays per year.
  • Company pension scheme.

NOTE: Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force engineering backgrounds.

Job manager

Emma Saxton

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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