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Shift Support Engineer

Job reference:
Kettering, Northamptonshire
£23500 - £24500 per annum + 3,000 shift allowance
Job type:
Automation and Robotics

We have a requirement for a maintenance engineer with proven experience of dealing with electro mechanical faults and preventative maintenance operations within an automated warehouse/industrial environment. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be eager though safety conscious with a track record of diagnosing problems and taking them through to successful completion.

Overview of the Role:

You will possess proven experience of dealing with electro mechanical faults and preventative maintenance operations within a warehouse environment. The role will also include support elements including data research and knowledge base creation to support the operation.

Key Responsibilities:

The position requires a wide range of skills including but not limited to the following,

  • Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing.
  • Working to complete reactive repairs to clear deadlines.
  • Service and repair current installed products to achieve a quick time resolution.
  • Ability to interpret electrical circuit diagrams and work with 415V motor controls.
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation
  • Follow set up instructions, assembly drawings and check lists
  • Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers
  • Appreciation of control systems
  • Willing to learn and adapt to changing role requirements


  • Recognised Mechanical Qualification or Electrical but having electro mechanical experience
  • Understanding of PLC's and their function
  • Experience with Chain drives, Motors and bearings
  • Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills.

In return you can expect the following:

  • A diverse array of career progression options both at home and abroad
  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of new projects on behalf of well known brands
  • Starting salary of £26,500 including shift allowance
  • Work in a cutting edge and fast paced automated warehouse environment
  • Top quality training opportunities throughout your career
  • Standard working hours of days (08:00 - 16:00 Monday to Friday) two-thirds of the year

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified and experienced electro mechanical engineer who is looking to increase their experience base and develop their career within a leading automation warehouse brand. As a shift support maintenance engineer, you will work across a variety of sectors, with a variety of different teams and individuals.

If you are interested or would like to know more, please press 'apply' or contact Colin Reeves in confidence on 01384 446121.