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Shift Engineer - Preston

Posted 1 September by Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ended

Shift Engineer

Reporting to: Site Supervisor

Overview of the role:

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 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

To apply for this Shift Engineer vacancy please submit an update CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

Required skills

  • maintenance
  • technician
  • service
  • siemens
  • plc
  • ppm
  • preventative maintenance
  • abb

Reference: 33201411

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