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Shift Engineer - Warehouse Automation

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Automation & Robotics

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + pension, OT & benefits package

  • Contact:

    Colin Reeves

  • Contact email:

    colin.reeves@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49368

  • Expiry date:

    27/01/2019

Organisation

A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR.

Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base.

Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced multi skilled engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company within the residence at a household brand name's distribution centre in Central Lancashire.

This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of £30,000/year rising to beyond £35,000/year including shift allowance from February 2019 onwards. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals as soon as possible.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing
  • Working against a time-frame to complete reactive repairs
  • Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner
  • Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings
  • Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment
  • Appreciation of control systems


Qualification's/Experience

  • Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Engineering or equivalent
  • Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing
  • Understanding of and experience of PLC's and their function
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial
  • Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Live within a manageable commute of Central Lancashire


Salary package

  • Starting salary up to above £35,000/year (inc shift allowance) once training completed
  • Up to 6% matched company pension contribution
  • Employee benefits package
  • Full uniform
  • Company mobile phone
  • OT regularly available - not mandatory
  • Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad
  • 20 shifts (240 hours) of paid holiday rising with length of service and good attendance records


Please note that this position will from next year involve working on a Panama shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts and occasional weekends.


This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the Central Lancashire area to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad.

If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

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