Electrical / Mechanical Engineer

£33,000 rising to £37,000 after probation + excellent benefits package
13 Mar 2018
27 Mar 2018
Siobhan Morgan
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE:   Electrical / Mechanical Engineer


LOCATION:  Portsmouth, Hampshire


SALARY & BENEFITS: £33,000 rising to £37,000 after probation + excellent benefits package


WORKING HOURS: The role is part of a team which covers production over 24/7 – 36 hours per week


THE COMPANY: Portsmouth Web is a state of the art newspaper printing site and is part of the print division of Johnston Press plc, a major publisher of a number of national, local and regional titles.


THE ROLE: We are looking for an experienced Electrical / Mechanical Engineer to join the shift based Engineering team in Portsmouth, Hampshire.  Reporting to the Engineer Manager, you will be responsible for preventative maintenance and repair across all aspects of the newspaper production equipment as well as building services.


Key Responsibilities/duties of a Electrical / Mechanical Engineer to include:-                                                    
  • Maintenance of all electrical/electronic installations and equipment
  • Prioritise and attend breakdowns to meet work time constraints
  • Preventative maintenance tasks
  • Installation of electrical and electronic equipment to required standards

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Electrical / Mechanical Engineer position will have an electrical / electronic / PLC background, must be self-motivated and capable of working alone or as part of a multi-disciplinary team when appropriate. You must be analytical and be able to identify the root causes of problems and implement solutions whilst working to deadlines.


Key experience essential for the role of Electrical / Mechanical Engineer, Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Previous experience in a similar role - essential
  • Qualified in a relevant disciple – essential
  • Experience working in the printing industry - desirable

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.


You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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