Shift Engineer - Continental Hours

N Brown Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a time-served Electrical or Mechanical Engineer to join our maintenance department.  The shift pattern will be continental, covering site requirements for a 24/7 operation (average 42 hours per week). You will also be required to cover shifts for holidays and sickness.

JD Williams / N Brown group is a leading FTSE 250 internet and catalogue home shopping company with over 150 years of distance shopping experience.  Best known by our 3 power brands; Simply Be, Jacamo and of course JD Williams, we turned over £818 million in 2014/2015, with a pre-tax profit of £86.2 million.

Our vision is to become a leading digital retailer and to continue to expand our active customer base of over 4 million, becoming the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers’ look and feel amazing through our trusted family of over 20 brands.

The main aim of this Continental Shift Engineer role is to ensure that all plant and equipment are 100% available for production, and to carry out planned preventative maintenance.

Additional key responsibilities of the Continental Shift Engineer will include:

• Responding to breakdowns in a safe and timely manner.

• Servicing of plant and equipment as and when required.

• Working as part of a flexible maintenance team on a continental shift pattern.

• Communicating effectively with production regarding breakdowns and repairs.

• Working within the maintenance team on improvements and projects.

• Undertaking work at other sites within the group if needed.

The successful Continental Shift Engineer will have completed a recognised apprenticeship, and be qualified to City & Guild standard. ONC/HNC level of education is desirable.

To be considered you must be able to demonstrate a high level of flexibility in your approach to your work, and be able to work effectively on your own and as part of a team. You must be computer literate, and be able to demonstrate good fault-finding skills on both PLC systems and conventional electrical and mechanical installations.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience and would like to be considered for the Continental Shift Engineer role, apply today with your current CV.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group / JD Williams