Shift Engineer

  • Job Reference: J4931
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
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  • Location: Bolton, Manchester
  • Salary: £44,100
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you an ex-military engineer? Would you like to work for a company who value the skills of ex-military engineers? Our client has a vacancy for an electrically biased Shift Engineer to join their team at their site in Bolton, Lancashire. The successful Shift Engineer will work as part of a team and will carry out planned preventative maintenance and repairs to the machinery on site.

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with an electrical engineering bias who are leaving their military engineering career and are looking to join a company who are at the forefront of technology and who offer a structured training programme with the opportunity to gain additional skills and qualifications as well as career progression.

Shift Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Provide breakdown and maintenance support to a wide range of electro-mechanical systems.
  • Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing.
  • Electrical fault-finding.
  • Working against a timeframe to complete reactive repairs.
  • Interact with on-site management keeping them informed of repair and maintenance progression.

Shift Engineer Requirements:

  • Must have an electrical engineering bias.
  • Hold a relevant recognised engineering qualification in electrical engineering to a minimum level of NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
  • Mechanical skills.
  • Excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams.
  • Ability to interpret electrical circuit diagrams and work with 415V motor controls.

Shift Engineer Benefits:

  • Salary is £44,100 including shift allowance.
  • Monday to Friday – 40 hours 6am – 2pm / 2pm – 10pm.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme, life insurance, healthcare.
  • Opportunity for further training to achieve additional qualifications.