Maintenance Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Salary £47379 - 50000 per year Training, Progression,
Contact Adam Waite
Call 07787 289 281
Reference AW/KP/BU

Role: Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £47,379 (Overtime 2.0 + 1.5)

Location: Burton upon Trent

Shifts: 4 on 4 off Days and nights

Benefits: 6% Contribution, Private health care, Internal and external training courses

The Company

KNAPP UK are one of the largest systems integrators in the world with over 7000 employees operating in over 60 countries! As a true leader in automation KNAPP UK provide solutions to some of the largest household brands including Boots, M&S, Primark, The Very group and many more.  Their ongoing commitment to investing heavily in R&D and delivering first-class service to all their customers has meant that they have seen their turnover grow to close to two billion pounds worldwide and their market continues to grow year after year.  

KNAPP UK are forever evolving the way they develop, deliver and support their customers to ensure they fulfill their customers’ demands.  They do this through using the latest state of the art technology including OSR shuttle systems, hanging garments, various pick and place robotics and a range of other automation.  

At this site in Burton, they have recently invested 20 million pounds resulting in the growth of both the business and customer. With the latest technology and automation, they have seen orders grow from 20,000 orders a day to 40,000. The customer has really responded well since covid now making the most of direct to consumer ordering meaning headcount within the Knapp UK team has gone from 12 to 20, and a as a result of this recent success they are now looking at add more Maintenance Engineers to their team. They are strong believers of promotion from within, which proof is in the pudding with all Team Leaders starting as Maintenance Engineers. Knapp UK achieve this by constantly investing in the site as well as their people. They have a full training matrix to get you up to speed on site, past this they will also invest in external training which includes Profibus, Profinet, Pneumatics and Leadership course as well as plenty more.

The Role

Your day to day responsibilities as a Maintenance Engineer will include:

  • The planned and reactive maintenance and service of all the state of the art equipment on site.
  • Equipment on site includes OSR shuttle systems, EVO shuttles, Carton erectors, various pick and place robotics and various conveyor systems.
  • Mechanically you will mainly be replacing worn out parts on the conveyors which will include rollers, bearings and pulleys as well as working with pneumatics systems
  • Electrical work will include reading through electrical schematics, utilizing electrical test equipment such as multi-meters and fault finding in panels.
  • Working on a brand new CMMS system which has just been integrated to site which is tablet based allow you to complete PPM, check stores and complete all maintenance tasks.
  • You will also swapping both electrical and mechanical components like for like with the requirement at times to strip and re-build equipment.

The Person

To be successful in your application for a Maintenance Engineer you will need:

  • An Engineering qualification
  • Maintenance experience in a production, manufacturing or warehousing environment.
  • Alternatively, you could be from the Navy, Army or RAF with an electrical qualification.

The Benefits

As a Maintenance Engineer, you should expect:

  • You will be joining a highly successful £multi-million company who can offer a massive amount of stability and security.
  • Opportunity for progression both technically and working your way up into future leadership roles.
  • level 3 Team Leader and level 5 Operations Management Apprenticeships to support development into managerial roles
  • KNAPP UK will contribute up to 6% pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality includes dental, optical cover and audiometry
  • Life Assurance
  • Cash-back Health care scheme, including private medical excess cover
  • Benefit portal offering lifestyle discounts, including a training portal
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee of the Quarter awards
  • Fantastic salary and benefits package.
  • £47,379 + Overtime available.

The company’s ambition is to become the employer of choice in logistics and automation and to help them deliver this, there are five core values that underpin everything they do – Reliability, Courage, Openness, Appreciation and Creativity. These values and the KNAPP UK spirit are demonstrated by all employees and the open corporate culture leads to great communication, creative freedom and the active involvement of employees in decision making.

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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