Location: Ideally based in or around the Basingstoke area to cover sites in Portsmouth, Bicester and Slough
Description: Exceptional opportunity for an experienced Multi discipline maintenance professional to undertake a combination of PPM and reactive maintenance activities whilst supporting established teams in times of absence due to holiday, sickness, training or general installation or support activities within busy automated warehouse and distribution centre environments.
Salary: to £42k (incl. Shift premium) + overtime + van + fuel card + 33 days holiday + generous pension
Our client is recognized globally as a market leader in the provision of highest quality and efficient Materials Handling and sortation solutions for a diverse range of applications. As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of exciting strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly capable Mobile Site Engineer to complement their existing team covering the Slough, Portsmouth and Bicester distribution sites.
Working between the sites as required, the successful candidate will demonstrate a dynamic and articulate communication style and positive, proactive approach to both reactive and planned preventative maintenance activities on a range of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and will thrive within a varied customer facing environment in which the highest levels of quality customer service and satisfaction are of paramount importance.
Reporting to the Site Support Manager, after an initial training and induction period encompassing all aspects of Health and Safety and working at height, the successful candidate will provide shift cover for site engineers who are on planned holiday, sickness or training courses and carry out service calls on a preventative and reactive basis at customer premises as required, undertaking Preventive Service Maintenance and repair of customer’s site equipment and other manufacturer’s products and automated systems, in full response to customer’s requirements, whilst communicating activity and requirements with the customer in a clear and concise manner, and reporting via job sheets the activities carried out and faults found during service before resolving servicing and maintenance issues.
Complying with all Health and Safety Requirements, you will additionally provide assistance in the installation and commissioning of any machines, and will be flexible in your approach to the position and be able to carry out tasks with little or no site supervision, whilst possibly being time restrained in carrying out that task, additionally supporting residential sites for holidays and sickness and working on the shift or weekend pattern of a particular site as appropriate and working overtime as required.
It is envisaged that the successful candidate will currently be working on Plant and Equipment, highly probably within a maintenance Environment, and will demonstrate experience of working with Materials Handling Equipment, Automatic process equipment with a solid mechanical background. You will be electrically Time Served and have multi-skilled experience and as the role is field based, you will be comfortable with working in various locations and varied environments under your own initiative.
Essentially, you will also be able to obtain basic UK MoD Security Clearance to allow access to the Portsmouth Naval Dockyard.
A full clean driving licence, HNC or above in a relevant engineering discipline and a time served engineering background are therefore essential requirements for this role, as well as the flexibility to work at various locations performing overtime and shift work as required, and in return an attractive benefits package, stability and genuine career progression opportunities are available.