Maintenance Engineer - Northfleet
to £43,686 + £1000 bonus + generous benefits + overtime

Location: Northfleet, Near Gravesend, Kent

Description: Experienced and enthusiastic Maintenance Engineer required to join a team of multi skilled engineers working on a shift pattern and performing PPM and reactive breakdown repairs on a range of automated systems and materials handling equipment 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 continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now looking to recruit a multi discipline, electrically biased shift maintenance engineer to complement their established and successful team. 

The site (based near to Gravesend in Northfleet) operates on a 24/7 basis and the role itself is a 6-2 / 2-10 / 10-6 shift basis with one weekend in four operating on a 12 hr nights basis (26 weekends in a year worked and every 4th week off), and with the company priding itself on the high quality service it provides to it’s customers across the country, it is essential that they now recruit a similarly committed and highly professional multi skilled electrically biased maintenance engineer 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 5 engineers, core responsibilities for this electrically biased shift maintenance position will include: 

  • Conducting reactive and PPM maintenance on automated cranes and chain and roller conveyor systems
  • Monitoring the operation and ensuring stoppages are dealt with promptly
  • 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

This is an exceptional opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated electrically biased 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 qualification, a strong electrical background and experience of working at heights and 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 Paul Simcox of Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.