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Maintenance Technician

Posted 13 March by TGW Featured Ended

The role:

TGW Northern Europe are seeking two Maintenance Technicians to join a brand new site based in Heston, Hounslow (TW5) to provide a broad based electrical, mechanical, facilities management and software first line fix for our client's automated solution.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will ideally have an electrical qualification and looking to broaden your mechanical and software experience (i.e. PLC, Controls).

You'll have the opportunity to work within a team of experienced Resident Engineers and undergo training to broaden your skills, such as learning how to troubleshoot Controls/PLCs. As you'll be representing TGW on site, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring a professional relationship with the client is developed and maintained.

As a Maintenance Technician, your responsibilities will include:

  • Autonomous maintenance activities of the automated equipment on site including, tote conveyors, spiral conveyors, tote elevators and shuttles
  • Support the automation to operate at its maximum efficiency ensuring that the customers’ orders are not missed
  • Accountability and ownership to deliver the contracted KPI’s
  • Comply to all current, future health and safety legislation at all times
  • Attend daily customer meetings providing any updates on the automation
  • Continually improve the performance of the equipment and how you work
  • Actively work with the customer to optimise the automation performance
  • Co-ordinate all planned preventive maintenance activities with the customer and the engineering mobile team
  • Complete all reports in line with the contract and KPI’s using SCADA, TS, WCS, CMMS and Microsoft software packages
  • Be operationally minded with decisions

You will require the following skills and experience:

The ideal candidate will have a Electrical Qualification (i.e. Level 2/3 NVQ or City & Guilds). Furthermore, you will have previous maintenance experience ideally with planned prevantative maintenance and reactive maintenance. As you will be on client-site, you'll need excellent communication skills and customer focus, as well as being able to work to a time-critical environment.


  • Electrical qualification (NVQ Level 2 / City and Guilds or equivalent).
  • Planned and reactive maintenance experinece.
  • Able to work a 12 hour shift (7am-7pm/7pm-7am) on a pitman shift pattern.
  • Familiar with basic hand tools such as spanners, screwdrivers, Allen keys
  • Excellent communication skills and customer focus
  • Ability to work in a time critical environment


  • Mechanical engineering experience or qualification.
  • Have previously worked within an automated warehouse and have experience with maintaining conveyors, tote elevators, shuttles, etc.

Application process:

Following your application your CV will be reviewed by our recruitment team and you'll have an informal telephone call. If successful, you will be invited in for a face-to-face interview which will be held on the client site at Heston with the Key Account Manager - the interview will also include a written technical test. There will be two interview stages in total.

Benefits package:

TGW offers a comprehensive benefits package which can include the following:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 22 days holiday plus the option to buy an additional 5 days of flexible holiday
  • On-site gym and wellness programme or 50% off gym memberships for our mobile/site-based employees
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount affinity scheme via youatwork
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free parking
  • Expat programme across TGW Group
  • Free healthcare check-up

Required skills

  • Automation
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Maintenance

Reference: 34670596

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