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Monday-Friday Maintenance Engineer


We are recruiting for an electrically biased multi skilled maintenance engineer from a strong engineering background, to work in a brand new automated distribution centre for a leading logistics company, based by East Midlands airport.

Inside the clean warehouse is a variety of MHE, consisting of conveyor systems, sorting machinery, storage and retrieval systems, hydraulics, pneuamtics etc.

The right candidate must have a background especially with conveyor systems, hydraulics and pneumatics. Any experience within sortation machinery is a huge advantage. If any breakdown lasts longer than 15 minutes, the issue has to be reported to head office in the UK. So you need to be comfortable working under pressure.

The site is brand new and not fully operational yet so the shift pattern will be confirmed during interview, however is likely to be a a mixture of days and nights on a Mon-Fri basis.2 weeks of days, 1 week of lates, 1 week of nights. Working in a distribution centre, the more people that buy online, the busier the site gets! O/T is available during peak periods such as Christmas, Black Friday, Summer etc.

If you come from a background in Food manufacturing, Production, Distribution or Waste to recycling, and feel you have relevant experience, feel free to contact me for more information. Any experience working on materials handling brands is advantageous.

The JOB:

  • Salary of £40,000
  • The site is located by East Midlands Airport


  • Very strong knowledge of Conveyor controls systems
  • Very Strong knowledge of Siemens PLCs 300, 400, 1200 and 1500 range.
  • Proven Leadership skills
  • Minimum a HND or HNC qualification in either Electrical, Automation control background

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a brand new facility for one of the worlds largest logistics organisation!! For more information please do not hesitate to contact,

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About Proactive Technical Recruitment

Proactive Technical Recruitment

Working from a UK-wide network of offices, Proactive connects top engineering and tech talent with leading organisations. We’ve been delivering experts for over 15 years – both in the UK and abroad.

Built on the foundations of providing exceptional technical recruitment services, Proactive has been placing specialists for over 15 years, evolving into a market-leader within our niche business units. Operating from a network of offices that spans the UK and abroad, Proactive has the in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise to make it a powerful force within the STEM market.

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  • Salary
    £39,000 to £40,000 per year
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    Proactive Technical Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
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    Industrial Automation
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