Automation Electromechanical Engineer

Job Introduction

Based at our purpose built, state-of-the-art, one million sq. ft. distribution centre in Amesbury, Wiltshire, we are now recruiting for an experienced and highly skilled Automation Engineer.

The Automation Engineer helps run and maintain our automated handling system, including caddy pick, miniload, cranes and conveyor systems.

Our Engineering and Facilities Team are responsible for ensuring that equipment is maintained to a high standard and keeping production downtime to an absolute minimum.

  • Salary £51,893.42 (plus £6,573.16 night shift premium)
  • Reference HB/KE/AME/16112023/CW
  • Contract Type Full Time
  • Closing Date December 16, 2023
  • Category Warehouse
  • Business Unit Warehouse (Amesbury)
  • Location Solstice Business Park, Equinox Drive, Amesbury, United Kingdom

Role Responsibility

The primary focus of the engineering role is to assist the Engineering and Facilities Manager in driving efficiency through the effective maintenance of all automated processes across the site.

The speed of response is important and having the ability to quickly and safely deduce the cause of any fault and return equipment to operational capability to minimise any disruption to core activities is crucial.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in engineering
  • Experience of working with automated handling systems
  • Experience of working at heights
  • Understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of Computer Maintenance Management Systems

Package Description

  • £51,893.42 (plus £6,573.16 night shift premium)
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working 12 hour shifts, 6pm - 6am
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year including bank and public holiday allowance rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • PPE provided
  • Onsite canteen
  • 10% store discount
  • Access to social and sporting events

Employee benefits 

MyHB employee benefits platform with access to:

  • Retail and leisure discounts plus hundreds more 
  • Free Financial Advice 
  • Bank your savings into an ISA
  • 24/7 confidential counselling and advice line 
  • Low cost voluntary insured health plans

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