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£32,000 – £34,000
Ebbw Vale, Wales
12 Hour Shift

Thomas Recruitment are currently recruiting for Shift Engineer a well-known Manufacturing Company based in Ebbw Vale.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Minimise production downtime and related quality issues related to machinery condition.
  • Minimise production downtime and quality losses related to machine performance and breakdown through the provision of a skilled and responsive front line maintenance service.
  • Complete scheduled planned and preventative routines and undertake necessary corrective actions.
  • Participate as a member of the shift team in investigating and correcting process, product and quality-related issues.
  • Maintain and develop the physical environment of the company as a safe, secure and productive place to work.
  • Participate in fault finding, diagnostic and corrective actions to maintain and improve the operation of the process equipment.
  • Act as incident coordinator (on shift) in the event of major breakdowns and or incidents requiring the involvement or possible call-in of other maintenance and support services.
  • Participate as a member of the shift team in investigating and correcting process, product and quality-related issues, and the delivery of robust corrective actions.
  • Undertake predictive, preventative, fixed interval and planned maintenance activities as part of the overall planned maintenance regime under the management of the Engineering leadership.
  • Any other reasonable activities which may arise which are consistent with the job title, your skills, qualifications and experience

Skills, Qualifications and Experience


  • Working knowledge of workshop equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Experience of electro mechanical maintenance of high speed production machines.
  • Good mechanical appreciation and knowledge of pumps, hydraulics, pneumatics, pistons etc.
  • Demonstrable expertise in component and sub-system fault finding and reporting.
  • Experience of working with variable speed drives AC / DC.

The THOMAS Recruitment Group are an Employment Business. We supply temporary, contract and permanent staff to various companies throughout the UK to various sectors.

THOMAS will endeavour to find you regular work in your chosen field. You will be paid for the actual hours worked at a pay rate agreed at the beginning of every contracted assignment. If temporary work is new to you, or you’ve not worked with THOMAS before, we’ve compiled some frequently asked questions to answer any questions you may have.

We recruit for temporary and permanent job roles across the following core areas:


If you are interested in this Shift Engineer position, then please click ‘Apply Now’ below.

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    Simona Johnson
    Simona Johnson
    10:35 16 Mar 21
    I have a very good experience with Thomas Recruitment agency. I would like to thank Jacky for help. She found me a very good job. Jacky is... professional and always ready to cooperate. I highly recommend this agency and I appreciate everything they did for me. 😊👍read more
    Paul Tomlin
    Paul Tomlin
    15:33 17 Feb 21
    One of the best recruitment agencies I have had the pleasure to deal with, always keep you informed of current vacancies
    Mark Williams
    Mark Williams
    12:53 17 Feb 21
    I would like to say that Jackie and the staff at pontypridd are excellent have had problems and a number of health issues since starting knight... securities in wages have always been correct and I have been enjoying where I been working. unfortunately my health problems have made me unavailable for work and the staff at both knights and Thomas recruitment have been fantastic. Thank you more
    John Hopkins
    John Hopkins
    10:57 17 Feb 21
    I have worked for Thomas Recruitment for a while. They have consistently kept me in work and I have never had any cause to complain. Friendly and... more
    Sandra WILKINS
    Sandra WILKINS
    12:31 15 Feb 21
    I have had nothing but help from Jacky at Pontypridd branch very helpful and friendly
    nigel ostler
    nigel ostler
    21:15 09 Feb 21
    I have had a very positive experience overall with Thomas Recruitment. I am an experienced class 2 hgv driver and have had plenty of work over the... past 18 months through the agency. They pay ontime, keep you informed and are very willing to help with any issues that may occur. I can't comment on other industries they recruit for but its a big thumbs up for all at Thomas Driving from more
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