Ref: PTR18/647

Location: Leeds

Description: Two multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals required by our market leading FMCG distribution centre client to undertake PPM and reactive maintenance and repair work on a range of special purpose machinery and automated materials handling systems - working on a weekly rotating shift basis of 10pm to 6am and 2pm to 10pm Monday to Friday.

Salary: to £39,700 + generous overtime and an excellent benefits package

Our client is recognized as one of the UK’s market leaders in the area of automated materials handling solutions, and as a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now looking to recruit two experienced and enthusiastic multi discipline shift maintenance engineers to complement their existing team and work on a range of handling systems and facilities maintenance work within a busy distribution centre environment based in Leeds.

Working on a weekly rotating shift basis (Monday to Friday – 10pm to 6am and 2pm to 10pm), the company prides itself on the high quality service it provides to it’s customers across the country, and it is essential that they now recruit a similarly committed and highly professional maintenance team member to ensure equipment is maintained to the highest standards and the systems meet the required demands. 

Core responsibilities for these site based shift maintenance engineer positions will include:

  • Conducting reactive and PPM maintenance on automated pallet handling, conveyor and shuttle racking equipment, weighing, sortation and printer equipment - although experience of automated cranes and MHE systems will also prove advantageous for the future
  • Facilities maintenance activities on both site buildings and associated equipment
  • Monitoring the operation and ensuring stoppages are dealt with promptly
  • Assisting the site manager with any safety issues which may arise
  • Using the computerised CMMS system to monitor site activity
  • Advising customers of any stock related issues
  • Promoting any enhancements or additions required via correct channels
  • Provide cover alongside other team members for holidays and sickness

This is an exceptional opportunity for two enthusiastic and self-motivated multi skilled maintenance engineers to join a team responsible for the ongoing efficiency of an array of automated materials handling systems that handle thousands of pallets per month. To be considered for this exciting position, you will demonstrate a relevant recognized qualification, a strong electrical multi skilled background, experience of working at heights and also of working both autonomously and as part of a team.

In return, a mapped career progression path and excellent remuneration package are available.

Are you looking for a fresh challenge within a world leading organization? Then contact the retained consultant - Paul Simcox – via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on 01827 68400 for further details.

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