Junior Shift Technician

Cordant People
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Shift Technician

Salary: £16,000 - £18,000

A well established manufacturing company in the Black Country has an opportunity for a Junior Shift Technician to join their warehouse team. The role offers an entry level technician to join a growing company and develop their skill set into a prospective engineering career. The individual will be keen to learn and develop and loyal to their new opportunity. They will be quick thinking, focused and have a genuine interest in mechanical functions.

Location: Wolverhampton

Hours: Full time permanent position working on shift pattern (48 hours)

12 hour shifts, 2 days, two nights and four day break


  • Assisting Shift Technicians in general running of machining and resolution of non-conformant machines
  • Supporting and understanding a range of industrial machines
  • Participating in various company projects
  • Assisting simple machine breakdowns and ensuring efficiency of the machine moving forward
  • Main objective is to ensure constant and continuous function of machines


  • Level 2 NVQ with manufacturing/engineering study would be beneficial
  • Previous apprenticeship/work experience within mechanical/engineering environment
  • Ability to understand the function, design and repair of various machines
  • Genuine passion and interest for mechanics
  • Hobbies may include motorbikes, cars, gaming and console use
  • Due to the interactive nature of the computer systems knowledge of gaming consoles may provide a transferable skill
  • Excellent problem solving, proactive approach
  • Focus and desire to progress to a Shift Management level within the business

Previous knowledge/experience in the following roles would be considered applicable;

Junior Shift Technician, Junior Engineer, Junior Mechanic, Apprentice, NVQ Apprentice, Trainee, Apprenticeship


The role offers 20 days holiday, full training within role and opportunity to progress up to management level.


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