Shift Maintenance Engineer - Somerset

STR Limited
£39000.00 pa
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Shift Maintenance Engineer - Somerset - Permanent - £39,000 This is an excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to take on a new challenge with a global automation specialist. You'll be working with state of the art automation machinery within a high volume distribution environment where you'll be applying your trade across a wide range of plant including fully automated retrieval systems, cranes & conveying machinery. The Shift Engineer will effectively solve mechanical faults and provide planned preventative maintenance to ensure maximum availability of machinery. You'll take ownership of breakdowns, ensuring remedial action and future preventative measures are in place. A good working knowledge of mechanical engineering is required as you will be encountering a range of machinery involving gears, chain drives, belt drives, pneumatics and hydraulics including the strip down/rebuild of mechanical components. Suitable candidates will be able to work safely on electrical equipment including isolation, changing breakers/contactors and motor changes. To be considered for this opportunity candidates will be apprentice trained and qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 standard in Engineering. Previous experience within a manufacturing environment such as Food, Consumer Goods, Pharmaceutical, Automotive or Medical Devices or Warehouse Automation Systems is key. A salary of £39,000 is on offer (including Shift premium) and involves working on a 12hr days & nights shift rotation. A company benefit package will be available with further details provided on-application. To be considered, please apply or contact Gary Crawley, Lead Consultant on ************** STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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