Shift Facilities Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Plymouth

Job Information

Salary :

£37,260 including premium

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

A rare opportunity has arisen to join an award winning Facilities Engineering team within a local Manufacturing firm. The successful candidate will be part of a team providing 7 day / 24-hour support, for the site services and utilities required to allow production of micro-electronic LED components. Applications from candidates from either electrical and/or mechanical backgrounds will be considered.


  • Preventative and corrective maintenance of all the site’s plant and equipment using site Facilities Maintenance system
  • Fault finding and repair of technical failures
  • Undertaking improvement projects and tasks as part of the Facilities Team
  • Monitoring and maintaining control of the cleanroom environmental conditions provided to manufacturing to allow successful production to occur
  • Ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental procedures are followed
  • Acting as part of the site Emergency Response Team, responsible for coordinating staff and liaising with emergency services during incidents
  • Addressing and resolving process and site failures in a timely manner
  • Providing technical support and supervision to vendors and contractors
  • Show a high level of commitment to achieving the business goals
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude and level of commitment when working on systems and equipment


  • A minimum HNC in Electrical or Electronic or Mechanical Engineering is preferred or suitable experience
  • Must have a logical approach to problem solving with the capability of multi-tasking
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as a team with good communication skills
  • Organised, highly motivated and disciplined with a ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Ability to be a member of the Emergency Response Team
  • Ability to work within a clean room environment
  • Ability to fully participate in improvement teams
  • IT skills working with CMMS and BMS packages
  • A sound knowledge / understanding on some of following building services;
    • Process Cooling water systems
    • 415V Electrical distribution
    • HVAC (temp and humidity – cleanroom air conditioning)
    • Air compressors
    • Large chillers
    • Cooling towers
    • High purity gas delivery systems
    • De-Ionised water treatment plants
    • Effluent control systems (pH neutralising)
    • Process exhaust systems
    • Industrial boilers
    • Electrical testing (Fixed wire and PAT)
    • Routine mechanical/electrical maintenance experience
    • Understanding and knowledge of the legal compliance.
    • Prior experience with a Building Management System (desirable)
    • Prior experience working as a Facilities/ Maintenance Engineer

This is a permanent, on site role and  working hours are 2 days (7am – 7pm), 2 nights (7pm – 7am), 4 off, continuous rotating shift pattern (working 42 hours per week). Competitive base salary is offered plus a 38% shift premium.  Additional employee benefits include; Private Health Insurance, Pension Scheme, Life Insurance Scheme, an onsite subsidised gym and canteen, cycle to work scheme, free car parking and 25 days holidays (incl. Bank Holidays).

If you have the relevant experience listed above and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by clicking the ‘apply’ button.

For informal chat regarding the role, please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Rachel. Many thanks for your interest.