Shift Engineer (m/f)

Job Summary

It is expected that all Engineers will possess proven experience of dealing with electro-mechanical faults and preventative maintenance operations within a warehouse environment. Reporting to the Site Manager/Supervisor, the Engineer will be eager though safety conscious, with a track record of owning problems and taking them through to successful completion. Every team member will be required to respond out of hours in an emergency situation. This emergency cover will be scheduled within the team and is not a permanent requirement. European travel for training may be required.

key responsibilities

  • Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing.
  • Day to day maintenance of site MHE to a high standard,
  • Accountable for managing time via CMMS to achieve over 90% utilization
  • Look to continuously improve all aspects of new and old equipment, be health and safety conscience.
  • Work against timeframes to complete reactive repairs.
  • Interact with on-site management keeping them informed of repair and maintenance progression and address their concerns in a professional manner.
  • Service and repair current installed products and demonstrate hands on ownership of issues to achieve a fast resolution.
  • Able to interpret electrical circuit diagrams and work with 415V motor controls.
  • Appreciate Health & Safety considerations and be able to carry out risk assessments
  • Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings
  • Operate hand tools and be able to assemble parts onto equipment
  • Able to follow set up instructions, assembly drawings and check lists
  • Attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills
  • Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers
  • Appreciation of control systems
  • Be willing to learn and adapt to changing role requirements
  • Appreciation of Cultural Diversity
  • Able to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels both internally and within the customer organisation
  • Able to effectively present a KPI based monthly review to key stakeholders

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • NVQ/BTEC/C&G Level 3 in an Electro-Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Understanding of Non-Destructive Technologies and Testing
  • Understanding of PLC’s and their function
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic knowledge beneficial.
  • Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills.
  • Use of CMMS system and engineering stores
  • HNC/HND equivalent is desirable

  Important behaviors to have in line with our company values

  • Appreciation – Recognizes the achievement of others
  • Creativity – Is resourceful and innovative
  • Courage—Willing to learn and try new things
  • Openness – Always approachable and helpful
  • Reliability—Consistently gives their best

Company benefits

  • KNAPP will contribute up to 6% pension
  • Private healthcare with vitality
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Employee of the Quarter awards

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
Milton Keynes
Great Britain
Full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien