Electrical Maintenance Engineers

South Elmsall, UK
22 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Maintenance Engineers

Next is one of the UK's best known high-street retailers and most established online. Behind the scenes we are at the cutting edge of Warehousing and Logistics, employing more than 7000 people across eight distribution centres.

Our success is dependent on the expertise and passion of our teams across the UK. Life as a Maintenance Engineer at Next is fast-paced and full of challenges. We look after over 2 million customers and it takes a large, talented and efficient distribution operation to make that happen. As our online success continues to grow more than 15% year on year, a multi-million pound investment plan is in place for distribution centres. Our Elmsall Way warehouse is undergoing and vast expansion plan, and we are looking for more talented Maintenance Engineers to join us.

Position: Electrical Maintenance Engineers
Location: South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 12 hour shifts including days, nights and weekends
Salary: £35,858 starting salary per annum
Benefits: An opportunity to work with the leading technologies within Warehousing & Logistics; Continuous training through our internal development programmes; A competitive salary along with company bonus scheme and contributory pension; Access to our Sharesave scheme; Uniform is provided; Free Parking; Subsidised canteen; 25% discount on Next Merchandise; Up to 70% discount at our staff shops

About the role:

Our Maintenance Engineers play a pivotal role in ensuring that the huge range of warehouse machinery and equipment are maintained and repaired as required to ensure the operation runs smoothly, implementing management instruction with regard to all aspects of the role and ensure awareness of Health and Safety, working in a specialist field.


- Perform fault-finding and diagnosis on a range of PLC controlled warehouse equipment.
- Carry out planned preventative maintenance on a range of pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyors, and cranes in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations and industry standard practices.
- Be responsible for the recording of all work undertaken.
- Analysis and resolution of Electrical and Mechanical faults and repairs.
- Conduct regular inspections whilst assisting in the completion and review of risk assessments for the department.
- Work alongside other Engineers to combine a great deal of initiative and enthusiasm with a sound understanding of electrical and mechanical issues.
- Be responsible for spare part auditing and ordering as appropriate to ensure equipment downtime is kept to absolute minimum.
- Work with the Operations teams to ensure optimum flow of goods through the warehouse.

About you:

- Previous experience of working in a Maintenance Engineering role with experience of PPM, fault-finding and diagnosis of faults on pneumatics and hydraulics ideally within a warehouse, FMCG or similar environment.
- Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship and ONC (or equivalent) in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.
- Understanding of ASI and Profibus systems.
- PLC Experience.
- Able to work at heights of up to 20m with appropriate training.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Experience of utilising Mechanical & Electrical technical manuals and drawings.
- PC Literate.

You may have experience of the following: Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering, etc.

Ref: 88348

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