Lead Multi-Skilled Engineer

7 days left

Recruiter
Tgw Limited
Location
Dartford
Salary
Not specified
Posted
18 Aug 2018
Closes
27 Aug 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join a brand new automated warehouse, where you can have a real impact on the new automated solution and establish best practice processes within your team. The role We are seeking a Lead Multi-Skilled Engineer to join a newly established client site based in Dartford, Kent . This will be the third automated distribution centre in the UK for our client, a leading supermarket chain, utilising TGW's automated solution which includes flat conveyors, spiralveyors and high-speed storage and retrieval shuttles . As a Lead Engineer, you will act as an on-site electromechanical specialist and a key escalation point for the Engineer and Technician on your shift. Alongside the electrical and mechanical maintenance, you will also carry out fault-finding on high-level controls , the BUS network and warehouse management system , as well as coordinate PPMs . You'll be supported by a remote hotline team for more complex issues (such as PLC programming or changes). In addition, you'll also act as the main point of contact on site during the Site Manager's absence , attending daily/weekly operations meetings and coordinating third-parties/contractors. You will work with a team of 14 TGW employees that will make up the Residential Engineering Team on-site, working a 12-hour pitman shift schedule (Monday-Sunday, days and nights working 7-7). This will mean that there will always be three TGW employees on shift at one time and the Lead Engineer will often be the most senior Engineer on-site, therefore you will act as the main point of contact for the client and coordinate the Engineers and Technicians. About us TGW is a leading provider of automated warehousing and distribution solutions across the globe. The Northern Europe hub was established in 2010 from humble beginnings (the back garden of our COO along with our current CEO Andy Smith) and now operates across three offices in Northern Europe employing over 350 people. We work with clients ranging from FTSE100 to SMEs to implement small materials handling operations to complex fulfilment centres. About you The ideal candidate will be an experienced Multi-Skilled Engineer with a track-record of working in an automated warehouse environment . You will hold a hybrid electrical and mechanical background , with knowledge of fault-finding on PLC and high-level controls (e.g. Siemens S7, Allen-Bradley, OMRON, etc.). In addition, you will have experience of managing or coordinating small teams on a client/customer site. Essential experience: Minimum NVQ Level 3 / City and Guilds in an engineering discipline Previous experience of working in an operational engineering role within a similar environment Working knowledge of Siemens S7, Profibus, Canbus, Profinet and ASI Bus Automated warehouse experience (materials handling sites preferred) Experience in managing small teams on a customer site Excellent communication skills and customer focus Ability to work in a time critical environment Desirable: Previous experience of working with TGW equipment - cranes, conveyors, etc. FMCG or Food/Drink Manufacturing sector experience. Benefits package We offer a competitive salary, London living allowance, and comprehensive benefits package which includes 22 days annual holiday entitlement with the option to buy a further 5 days of flexible holiday, a contributory pension scheme, 50% discounts to gym memberships, cycle to work scheme and access to discounts via our affinity scheme. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, hit apply now All of our applications will receive a response. Application process: After your application, your CV will go through to our recruitment team and you will receive an informal telephone call from them. If successful, you will come through for a face-to-face interview that will be at the client site at Dartford, with the Site Manager and will include a written technical test. There will be two interview stages in total. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82382445

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