Maintenance Engineer
£42,432 + generous overtime, pension and benefits

Location: Middlewich, Cheshire

Description: Multi skilled shift maintenance professional required to undertake both PPM and reactive maintenance and maintenance repairs on a range of automated equipment and special purpose machinery within a busy automated warehouse and distribution centre environment.

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 recent positive internal restructuring, they are now looking to recruit a multi discipline, electrically biased shift maintenance professional to complement their existing team. The site operates on a 24/7 basis, and with the company priding itself on the high-quality service it provides to its customers across the country, 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. 

Reporting to the Site Support Manager and working as part of a team of 3 engineers, core responsibilities for this electrically biased shift maintenance position will include: 

  • Conducting reactive and PPM maintenance on automated cranes, conveyor systems and general materials handling equipment
  • Facilities maintenance activities on both site buildings and associated equipment
  • Monitoring the operation and ensuring stoppages are dealt with promptly
  • Ensuring compliance at all times with relevant H&S requirements
  • Assisting the site manager with any safety issues which may arise
  • Using the Computerised GUI 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

The Shift pattern:

Tues – Fri – 12-hour days, Saturday off. Sunday – Monday 12-hour days, Tuesday off. Wed – Thurs – 12-hour nights, Friday – Saturday off. Sunday – Tuesday – 12-hour nights, Wed – Mon Off then shift pattern begins again.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an electrically qualified multi skilled enthusiastic and self-motivated maintenance engineer to join a team responsible for the ongoing efficiency of fully automated cranes and conveyor systems that handle more than 50,000 pallets per month. To be considered for this exciting position, you will demonstrate a relevant recognized electrical engineering qualification, experience of working at heights and also of working both autonomously and as part of a team on AC DC, Controls, hydraulic and pneumatic systems within a busy handling and automation environment.

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 Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or send your cv via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.