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Shift Engineer

Salary: £40,000 + BenefitsStart date: ASAPLocation: Stoke on TrentContract type: Permanent

Job description

The company are a leading high street retailer who has 3 automated distribution centres near Stoke on Trent. They are currently looking to strengthen their maintenance team by adding an additional 2 shift engineers. The distribution centres support retail, ecommerce and overseas distribution for the business.

As Shift Engineer you will be working in an automated distribution centre as part of a maintenance team, providing planned and preventative maintenance, breakdowns and continuous improvements and occasional project work. The site is highly automated consisting of racking, mezzanine, conveyors, overhead cranes, packaging lines and control systems.

The role follows a continental shift pattern working:

(Engineers shift pattern - 4 week cycle) 4 Days - 2 off - 3 Nights - 2 off - 3 days - 2 off - 4 Nights - 8 off

Job Title: Shift Engineer

Location: Newcastle under Lyme

Salary: £40,000 + Overtime + Bonus

Excellent Benefits: including BUPA, Pension, 50% staff discount, 25% off family and friends vouchers, rewards with money off shops and half price cinema tickets etc.

The role:

To reactively maintain a range of automated equipment; with a specific focus on availability. To achieve business and departmental goals/objectives through continuous improvement as part of a team based culture.         

When required, assist with the development and implementation of an effective planned preventative maintenance programme in line with the manufacturer’s recommendations ensuring compliance with all current statutory legislation.

Assist with an effective fault response service, in line with business requirements, i.e. holiday cover or increase in business requirements.

Work efficiently when carrying out routine and breakdown maintenance.

Promote continuous improvement and change through own initiatives.

What you need to know

They pay very competitive salaries, in addition to a wide range of benefits such as holidays, bonuses, family days and offers and a place to work where you can have fun.

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