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Breakdown Engineer

  • Location: Wellingborough
  • Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits: Company vehicle. 25 days holiday + statutory
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Ashley Dowsett
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743818
  • Job Ref: SF495421
Do you love repairing things, finding solutions to problems and have a track record in practical ability. This role will challenge you, as you will be working on a wide variety of machines and sites. The ability to diagnose faults and read electrical drawings is crucial for the person that wants get the customer up and running again.

Our client requires an experienced Electrically Biased Engineer to visit customer sites and carry out Breakdown repairs, services and maintenance.

The company have a varied customer base and you could be working on presses, compactors, balers, shredders, cut and crease machines, automated feeding systems, extruders etc.

This is not shift work.

You will need to have

Experience in working in an industrial background.
The ability to diagnose faults using electrical drawings.
Excellent fault finding skills.
Working knowledge of PLCs
Ability to work unsupervised.
Excellent customer service skills.
Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical engineering
Trade C & G (or equivalent) qualification in one of the following- electrical, mechanical, maintenance,


25 Days holiday plus Bank holidays (Holidays for engineers paid at an average of the previous 12 weeks)

Private healthcare
Permanent and Total Disability Benefit
Death in Service Benefit
Personal Accident Cover
Travel time from home to site and back to home paid in real time.


Private medical/dental insurance
On-site parking
Life insurance

This role is for someone within a 45 minute commute of Wellingborough

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Circa 44K + overtime.