Shift Mechanical Technician - Days & Nights

Shift Mechanical Technician - Days & Nights

Job Title: Shift Mechanical Technician - Days & Nights
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH10890_1500559930
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2017 15:12

Job Description

Shift Mechanical Technician - Days & Nights
£28,000 - £33,000 plus benefits
Horsham, West Sussex

We are currently seeking to recruit a Mechanical-bias Maintenance Technician / Shift Technician / Mechanical Fitter, to carry out a variety of daily maintenance & operations tasks on a state-of-the-art Process Plant near Horsham. Our client is a leading organisation within the waste management sector, with the opportunity for a Mechanical Technician to join their maintenance team.

As a Mechanical Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Planned and preventative maintenance across the site
  • Responding to breakdowns
  • Mechanical maintenance on heavy process plant / power generating equipment (conveyors, pumps, motors, gearboxes, compressors, etc.)
  • Ensuring that the plant runs at optimum capacity with minimal downtime
  • Working as part of a shift team
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you should ideally have a mechanical engineering qualification (Apprenticeship/HNC/HND/City & Guilds/NVQ). You should also have relevant experience maintaining large/heavy process equipment (pumps, gearboxes, etc.), and be flexible towards working shifts/days. Those with a Marine Engineering/Forces background will also be considered.

The package on offer for this position includes an attractive salary in the range of £28,000 - £33,000 (depending on experience), plus benefits. The shift pattern for this role works on a 4 on / 4 off rotation, covering days & nights.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217.

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.