Maintenance Technician

ATA Recruitment
£20000 - £24000/annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Private H
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for your first break into the world of Automation? If so read on…

We are currently recruiting for the UK’s largest and fasted growing Automated Logistics business, who are looking for over 20 Engineers to join their brand new fully automated distribution centre in Dartford.

Thanks to their tried and tested induction and training process, they are in a unique position to employ Engineers from outside of the usual channels of Automated Distribution and Manufacturing. So far, just in the last month, they have hired nearly 20 Engineers none of which had a background in Automation.

The average Salary for a Maintenance Engineer within Automated Distribution is over £45,000, with overtime earning pushing that to closer to the £50,000 mark, which is easily achievable after just 5 years.

So, whether you are Electrical or Mechanical, a Mechanic, Service Technician, Electrician or Plumber, or even having recently left the Armed Forces, and would love a career within Automation, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As a Maintenance Technician, you would be part of 50 strong team of Engineers, forming the first line of defence for any breakdowns that occur on your shift. With the plant handling on average 200,000 orders per day, speed and accuracy is paramount as just 1 minute is 140 orders that haven’t been processed.

Equipment includes fully automated retrieval and sortation equipment, conveyors, lift systems, overhead cranes, bins and totes. The vast majority of the breakdowns would mechanical in nature, with most of the electrical faults being linked to damaged sensors and switches, which can be changed like for like.

How to Apply

The client is holding interviews from Monday the 5th of March, so just click to apply to have your application considered. So long as you have a hands-on engineering background, you will be considered. No specific qualifications are necessary, but you must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Mechanical systems.

All candidates will need to complete a technical screening interview, with the final stage being an onsite interview and site tour.

Am I Right?

To be successful in your application you must have the following skills, abilities or qualifications:

* Must have previous experience fixing some form of Electrical or Mechanical system.
* No specific Engineering Qualifications are necessary, but any City & Guilds, NVQ, BTEC or better would be advantageous.


Salary - £20k to £24k depending on experience.

Overtime – x1.5 of your equivalent hourly rate

Benefits – Pension, Life Assurance, Private Healthcare, Childcare Vouchers, Discount Vouchers

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