Shift Engineering Supervisor

11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Engineering Supervisor - Somerset - Permanent - £42,000

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Engineering Supervisor to take on a new challenge with a global automation specialist. You will be working alongside state of the art automation machinery within a high volume distribution environment where you'll be applying your expertise across a wide range of plant including fully automated retrieval systems & conveying.

Key Duties

  • Provide breakdown & maintenance support across all equipment & software.
  • Monitors and ensures a high performing team, controlling maintenance activity to ensure speed of response and engineering standards.
  • Supervises external contractors and activity whilst on-site.
  • Acts as part of the issue management & internal escalation process regarding all maintenance issues raised by the customer.
  • Builds a strong & effective relationship with the customer and site maintenance team in order to provide a first class service.
  • Ensures all documentation is completed by the site technicians and adherence to H&S as required.
  • Supports the site engineering manager in ensuring highest availability of on-site equipment and machinery.


  • Apprentice trained, multi skilled engineer with an electrical bias.
  • Qualified to at least NVQ/BTEC Level 3, HNC or HND level in a related engineering subject.
  • Knowledge of PLC Control Systems, ideally Siemens S5/S7.
  • Holds IEE Wiring Regulations Qualification (17th Edition).
  • Previous engineering leadership experience within a related industry such as FMCG, Food, Beverage, Automotive or Packaging.
  • Candidates will ideally be qualified to at least I.O.S.H in Health & Safety.
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership & communication ability.

A salary of £42,000 is on offer (including Shift premium) and involves working a 12hr continental shift pattern. 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 02392 322 372.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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