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DATE ADDED: Wed 31/10/2018

Maintenance Engineer

Preston, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £32000 - £37000/annum plus overtime

Industry: Automated Warehouse Equipment
Salary: £32k plus £5k shift allowance, plus overtime, plus benefits
Hours: Panama Shift
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Commutable from: Preston, Lancashire, Blackburn, Burnley, Manchester, Blackpool, Skelmersdale, Southport, Lancaster, Morecombe, Bolton

(Keywords: Site Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Electrician, Electrical Maintenance, Automation, Siemens, PLC, storage, retrieval equipment, conveyors, sorters, mini-cranes, handling equipment, warehouse logistics).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE - City Guilds Level 3 or NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering


My client is a well-established logistics automation supplier specialising in storage and retrieval
equipment, with sites throughout the UK. They provide solutions and technology to the Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics sector worldwide.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a highly respected manufacturing organisation. This is an ideal opportunity to continue to develop your skills and experience. This is also a very friendly company to work for where you can enjoy the benefits of a long-term and stable career.


A dedicated shift engineer working as part of the resident engineering team on our customer’s new Automated Warehouse system in Preston. Lancashire.

* Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required (OSR system, Conveyors, SDA, TDA, Bagging machines, Photographic stations sortation ramps and all other associated equipment

* Carry out PPM of automation equipment and first line fixes of facilities equipment

* Complete breakdown reports and shift logs including any issues arising on shift which may have or had an effect on the performance of the site equipment and / or the maintenance department using the CMMS

* Liaise with the customer operation to ensure workload is prioritised correctly

* Undertake, improvement, repairs and modifications

* Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities

* Learn company administrative procedures, and how to complete worksheets, time sheets etc

* Any other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of this role.


* Hold a ONC / BTEC or City and Guilds in appropriate subjects Electrical Mechanical Engineering

* Knowledge of programmable logic controls (PLC’s) ideally Siemens S7 may be advantageous but is not essential.

* 17th Edition IEE wiring qualification would also be advantageous

Candidate profile:

* To be a competent and supportive team member and an independent self-motivated worker

* Self-motivated and a proactive approach to problem solving is essential

* Ability to learn and develop on the job

* Ability to work under pressure

* Capacity to work as part of a team and as an individual

* Meeting of agreed performance and targets set

* Ability to work shifts and flexible hours

Technical Requirements:

* Experience in a relevant industry or service with Automated material handling systems

* Knowledge of working with Office software solutions and PC literate.


Working for a market leader within a rapidly growing industry.
Working in a very clean environment
Excellent salary package and benefits
Offer excellent training and development opportunities


To apply for this position please send your CV and salary details in complete confidence to Clayton Cruise by following the APPLY NOW link
Role: Maintenance Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire,

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