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Maintenance Engineer (Continental Shift - 7 to 7)

Posted 15th May £ 35,000 - £ 40,000 Lurgan, County Armagh # HN897585

Maintenance Engineer (Continental Shift - 7 to 7)

Full time Permanent position

Lurgan / Portadown area

Salary: Basic £29,248 & shift premium £8,236 = £37,484 yearly wage

Our client has recently stepped back into production and with a high volume of back-log outstanding orders, they need assistance to maintain the continued operation and manufacture of their products.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for undertaking various planned and reactive maintenance tasks on factory machinery, will work as part of the Maintenance Team in a varied and fast paced environment.

The Role

  • Liaise with maintenance manager and shift supervisor to determine day to day maintenance and production priorities.
  • Complete maintenance and repairs within target times and without rework following all published procedures and policies
  • Carry out the requirements of the planned preventative maintenance program
  • Install new machinery and equipment accurately and efficiently, within required timescales
  • When required, disseminate knowledge and experience to other Service personnel
  • Ensures tool kit meets 'minimum requirements' and personal and Company supplied tooling is maintained to the appropriate standards
  • Comply with Company and Government legislation regarding Health & Safety
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Perform daily in-depth fault finding, diagnosis and breakdown repairs
  • Keep up-to-date maintenance records of all daily activities using current MMS system
  • This role incorporates continental shift work


  • Time served Electrical / Mechatronic biased maintenance experience, ideally with good mechanical skills
  • 2 years post apprenticeship experience
  • Knowledge of DC drives and controls
  • Practical Knowledge of automated control systems

7 shifts within a 14 day period. For example:

  • In Tuesday and Wednesday - Days
  • Off Thursday and Friday
  • In Saturday, Sunday and Monday - Days
  • Off Tuesday and Wednesday
  • In Thursday and Friday - Days
  • Off Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Then you Move to nights Tuesday and Wednesday - then the same pattern on nights for two weeks.

Additional benefits include:

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Average holiday pay
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme for major retailers
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Closure over Christmas
  • Death in service benefit
  • Health Promotions
  • Pension Contribution
  • Westfield Healthcare Benefit
  • Holidays: 20 (12hr) shift holidays, inclusive of stats.

If this role is of interest contact Hugh Nugent to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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