Junior/Trainee Maintenance Engineer

Location Watford
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - 35000 per year Pension, Paid Overtime
Contact Stewart Jackson
Call 0116 216 7004
Reference SJ/WF2

Junior/Trainee Maintenance Engineer


11am to 8pm and 8pm to 5am rotating shifts




If you are an apprentice maintenance engineer looking for a new challenge or an engineer with a level two electrical qualification looking for a company who can support with your level three qualification and develop you into a full maintenance engineers role than I have a great opportunity for you with a forward thinking, supportive and growing business.



The Company

We are proud to represent a market leader in the automated logistics field who design, manufacture, install, service and maintain their own wide range of innovative automation for customers across many industries.


This business is on an incredible growth journey currently employing around 250 people in the UK with a five-year plan to have over 500 employees.  The company turns over more than £70 million in the UK alone and over 700 million euros globally making them a real leader in their field.


ATA Recruitment have had a close relationship with the business for two years and in that time we have placed a number of engineers with the business who have become assets to the business and consistently let us know what a great company they are to work for.


One of their sites in Watford is a pharmaceutical distribution centre where our client has a team of four looking after all the proactive and reactive maintenance activity for the conveyors and picking systems at site.  They are currently looking for a Maintenance Engineer to complete the team.  The business is happy to look at more junior maintenance engineers who are just finishing or have just finished their apprenticeships or more experienced engineers who have a level two electrical qualification and want to develop further.


If you want an opportunity to join a forward thinking, growing, innovative and above all else a great company to work for then please apply online now to be considered.



The Role

As a Junior/Trainee Maintenance Engineer at this site you will be responsible for:


  • Undergoing equipment training at site or at the company’s head office.
  • Carrying out further qualifications that the company will support with to aid in your development.
  • Shadowing engineers to become familiar with the full maintenance engineer role.
  • All PPM activity on the automation at site – conveyors, picking systems, weighing equipment.
  • Responding to breakdowns to solve electrical and mechanical issues.
  • Looking for opportunities to continuous improvement in the system.
  • Reporting issues and problems solved to your site manager. 



The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Junior/Trainee Maintenance Engineer role you will need:


  • A level 2 or 3 electrical qualification.
  • To be happy to work afternoon and night shifts.
  • To be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • To be able to carry out electrical fault finding.
  • To be a great team player with a first-class attitude to customer service.



The Benefits

  • £35,000
  • A forward-thinking company who can offer great job security and career prospects.
  • Fantastic development in your journey towards becoming a fully skilled maintenance engineer.



If you’re interested please apply online, send your CV to stewart.jackson@ata-recruitment.co.uk or give me a call on 0116 216 7004. 


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