Shift Maintenance Engineer

Blackfield Associates
Milton Keynes
£40000.00 - £43000.00 pa
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Maintenance Engineer - Milton Keynes - Permanent - £43,000

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 & conveying.

The Shift Engineer will effectively solve electrical & 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 & electrical engineering is required as you will be encountering a range of machinery involving Siemens PLC, pneumatics and hydraulics including the strip down/rebuild of mechanical components. Suitable candidates will be able to work on 415v motor controls and read electrical & pneumatic/hydraulic schematics.

To be considered for this opportunity candidates will be apprentice trained and qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 standard along with 17th Edition certification. You'll need an understanding of PLC's and their function with the ability to fault find with PLC. 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 £43,000 is on offer (including Shift premium) and involves working on a continental shift rotation including days & nights. A company benefit package will be available with further details provided on-application.

To be considered, please apply or alternatively please contact Gary Crawley, Lead Consultant on ************* for further details.

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