Shift Maintenance Engineer

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    £41.7k per year + benefits

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    Kulbir Samra

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    4 months ago

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Title: Shift Maintenance Engineer

Location: Bradford

Salary: £36,718 plus £5,000 shift allowance

Hours: 42hours per week

Shift pattern: Panama -Days & Nights (6am-6pm, 6pm-6am) - 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2  off, 2 on, 3 off.

Overview of the Role:

  • It is expected that all engineers will possess proven experience of dealing with electro-mechanical faults and preventative maintenance operations
  • Reporting to the Team Leader, the team of Support Engineers will be eager though safety conscious, with a track record of owning problems and taking them through to successful completion.
  • Every team member will be required to respond out of hours in an emergency situation.
  • This emergency cover will be scheduled within the team and is not a permanent requirement. European travel for training may be a requirement.

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • Provide emergency breakdown and maintenance support
  • Create strong effective working relationships with our customer and the operational agents to enable us to provide a first class service
  • Provide performance in terms of achieving output, speed of response and quality of repair and standards of workmanship
  • To provide maintenance support on other issues as well as the installed system
  • In conjunction with the other team shift members on site, providing a first class response to maintenance and support issues arising, ensuing as far as reasonably practical a first time right policy
  • Involvement in site related meetings as and when required, both with the customer and or their nominated contact.
  • Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing.
  • Electrical Fault-Finding
  • Working against a timeframe to complete reactive repairs.
  • Interact with on-site management keeping them informed of repair and maintenance progression and addressing their concerns in a professional manner.
  • Service and repair current installed products and show hands on ownership of issues to achieve a quick time resolution.
  • Ability to interpret electrical circuit diagrams and work with 415V motor controls.
  • Appreciate Health & Safety considerations with regard to given tasks and be able to carry out risk assessments
  • Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings
  • Operate hand tools and be able to assemble parts onto equipment
  • Ability to follow set up instructions, assembly drawings and check lists
  • Attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills
  • Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers
  • Appreciation of control systems
  • Willing to learn and adapt to changing role requirements
  • Appreciation of Cultural Diversity


  • City and Guilds level 3/ NVQ level 3 electrical and mechanical
  • Understanding of PLC’s and their function is beneficial but not essential
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial.
  • Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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