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Mechanical Shift Technician

£42k - 44k per year + Overtime & Benefits Package
Thornton, Lancashire, England
Helen Brown
Principal Consultant
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Mechanical Shift Engineer

Shift: 4 on 4 off (2 days and 2 nights) x7 rotations, with 18 day blocks off inbetween

£42,000 - £44,000 depending on experience, skills and qualifications (Plenty of overtime paid at enhanced rates)

Location: Thornton

The Mechanical Shift Engineer will be responsible for processing systems and infrastructure maintenance routines, and basic operational support duties as directed by the Operations & Maintenance Supervisor. Other duties include:

  • Planned maintenance works in accordance with the detailed works packs, and adherence to defined schedules.
  • Effective utilisation of the company business systems (Mainsaver, Sharepoint).
  • Maintain effective communications and feedback through detailed handovers and written shift log books.
  • Administration of the company safe systems of work (PTW & LOTO procedures).
  • Coordination of sub-contractor activities as required.

The successful Mechanical Shift Engineer will be joining a successful business, who have huge growth plans for the year ahead and will offer stability, a generous package and enhanced overtime rates. 

Requirements for the Mechanical Shift Engineer:

  • Mechanically biased
  • Recognised apprenticeship in relevant discipline (Mechanical Engineering) OR Education to ONC Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Open to backgrounds - manufacturing or forces
  • Good organisation skills and willing to get stuck in
  • Previous experience working as a Mechanical Shift Engineer
  • PC & IT literate, with knowledge of SharePoint, Mainsaver and SCADA systems
  • H&S qualification / IOSH desirable
  • Knowledge of preventative, predictive & lifecycle maintenance activities.
  • Candidates must already live in or around the Thornton area and be commutable to site

Benefits for the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Enhanced overtime rates
  • Pension contribution up to 5%
  • Personalised training and development plan
  • Plenty of opportunities to progress within the business
  • External training courses provided
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing to support mental health
  • Free on site parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Job stability - The company are constantly expanding and have plans to employ another 90 members of staff within the next 18 months!

** This is an opportunity not to be missed! Please apply now for more information **

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the right skills then please click apply at the bottom of this advert or contact Helen Brown on

As a registered candidate with Pioneer Selection Ltd, you automatically become eligible for our referral scheme.

You will receive £250 for every candidate we place in permanent employment who has been recommended by you. Terms and Conditions apply please see our website for further details.



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