Automation Engineer - Nights

Home Bargains
Amesbury, UK
13 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Based at our purpose built,state-of-the-art, one million sq. ft. distribution centre in Amesbury, Wiltshire, we are now recruiting for an experienced and highly skilled Automation Engineer.

The Automation Engineer helps run and maintain our automated handling system, including caddy pick, miniload, cranes and conveyor systems.

Our Engineering and Facilities Team are responsible for ensuring that equipment is maintained to a high standard and keeping production downtime to an absolute minimum.

Package description
  • £46,481 (£41,256 per annum plus £5,225 night shift premium)
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year including bank and public holiday allowance rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • PPE provided
  • Onsite canteen
  • 10% store discount
  • Access to social and sporting events

Main responsibilities

The primary focus of the engineering role is to assist the Engineering and Facilities Manager in driving efficiency through the effective maintenance of all automated processes across the site.

The speed of response is important and having the ability to quickly and safely deduce the cause of any fault and return equipment to operational capability to minimise any disruption to core activities is crucial.

Ideal candidate
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in engineering
  • Experience of working with automated handling systems
  • Experience of working at heights
  • Understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of ComputerÂMaintenanceÂManagement Systems


About the company

TJ Morris Limited trading as Home Bargains is a privately owned family run discount retailer selling top brands at the lowest possible price on the UK high street.

Having started more than40 years ago in Liverpool our customers continue to be at the heart of everything we do and throughout our 530 stores we have over 4.5 million customers each week.

With plans to increase our store portfolio to 900 stores throughout the UK we are a fast-paced retailer opening 50 stores a year (nearly one every weekend)- and we wouldn't have it any other way!

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