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Engineering Technician

  • Location

    Erith, Kent

  • Sector:

    FMCG

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £35900.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Natasha Elliott

  • Email:

    nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14833_1575459120

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP


Engineering Technician
£22,000- £35,900
Erith, Kent

Astute Technical are currently recruiting for an Engineering Technician to work for a state-of-the-art fulfilment centre boasting cutting edge technology.
This is a great opportunity for an Engineering Technician as you will play an important part in supporting the operation, by providing first response to engineering fault conditions, reactive and planned maintenance activities as well as proactive improvement works.
As an Engineering Technician, your duties will include:

  • Carrying out planned maintenance across the site, in a timely and safe manner ensuring procedures are followed
  • Updating and filing the correct records for activities and tasks undertaken, parts used from stores and training undertaken
  • Work with manufacturers to find out ways to improve machinery performance
  • Respond to and diagnose breakdowns, resolving issues and repairing them
  • Perform housekeeping and equipment cleaning



To be considered for the Engineering Technician role, it would be desirable to have:

  • Technical ability and understanding relating to automation hardware and software
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with problem solving ability
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of control systems would be preferable
  • Ability to work at heights, due to the site and access equipment required to be of use
  • An engineering related qualification would be preferential


As an Engineering Technician, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including Free Shares and Life Assurance
  • Training opportunities
  • Onsite subsidised café and company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers
  • Private Healthcare
  • Numerous local discounts and benefits


Application Process:
Applying for this exciting opportunity could not be easier, simply email your up to date CV and covering letter to Natasha Elliott on nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk or 02393 910 043

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.