Vacancy for Shift Engineer

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Location Feltham, TW14
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Sunday
Working Times Between 5:45 am and 11:00 pm
Shift Pattern Various Shift Pattern Depending On Business Needs
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £38,500 per annum
Job Reference VE/16727

The Engineer will report directly to the Senior Engineer/Chief Engineer on site. They will be accountable for the completion of work as set by the Senior Engineer/ Chief Engineer, including ensuring that the work is completed in a quality and timely manner. They will provide support in relation to all maintenance tasks and projects being undertaken, including day to day breakdown, PPM, equipment updates, new installations, and building/infrastructure upgrades. The position requires shift work with the pattern being plant specific and on-call work to provide cover for emergency breakdowns and shutdown periods.


Main Duties:

• To ensure all PPM activities are completed on time as required, feeding back information to the Senior Engineer to improve the PPM system and activities.

• To work closely with the Engineer on the opposite shift to ensure all handover of ongoing activities is carried out every day, and sharing all other information and practices as required.

• To provide knowledge and input into continuous improvement of plant, machinery, and maintenance activities. Work with the Senior Engineer and Engineering Manager to identify long running problems and suitable solutions.

• To ensure that as part of the Engineering team, always look to improve equipment performance, reliability, and running costs for replacement parts and consumables.

• To undertake repairs to equipment in a safe and timely manner ensuring that Production is constantly updated on progress.

• To undertake remedial engineering works to equipment or site as instructed by the Chief Engineer


To be successful in the role, you will need:

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

• Electrical Installation Maintenance.

• Mechanical Fabrication/Maintenance.

• Electronic fault finding to component level.

• Ability to develop effective working relationships across all levels of management and staff and work as part of a team.

• High attention to detail.


What will you get in return?


A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply

Access to high street discounts

Access to low interest loans

Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers

Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme

Long Service Awards

Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles

Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?


OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.