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Maintenance Technician


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Location Class:  Office Based

Maintenance Engineer
Corby, NN17
Full Time Perm, 37.5 hours per week


Monday to Friday only (evening & weekend overtime available)


Shift Rota:

Week 1: 06:30 – 14:00
Week 2: 14:00 – 09:30


RS Group is looking for a technician/engineer to join our fantastic warehouse team at the distribution centre in Corby.

We know that sometimes things go wrong, so we must have the best people onboard when they do. If you love fixing things and making amazing happen then this is absolutely the job for you.


What will you be doing?


You will be responsible for fixing and maintaining the manual handling equipment in the distribution centre including cranes and forklifts. It will be down to you to quickly respond to incidents, and make repairs and adjustments to ensure maximum uptime and equipment is safe to operate.


Part of this role will be coaching, training and mentoring other members of the team and managing contractors, suppliers and internal resources. All the while you will ensure that all work adheres to Health & Safety guidelines.

Finally, your knowledge and experience will shine through as you recommend new initiatives and continuous improvement opportunities.


What do you need to be successful?


You must have a recognised trade apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance of manual handling equipment.


Other essential requirements for the role are:


  • Electrical and/or Control experience (ideally in a logistics or manufacturing environment).
  • Experience in fault-finding, repair, basic electronics conveyors, pneumatics, and hydraulics
  • Hands-on technical experience.
  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment under time constraints.
  • Good problem-solving and data analysis skills.
  • The ability to work at height.

You will also need to have excellent communication skills, and the ability to influence and build relationships.


Apply now and spark your new career.


What’s in it for you? 


At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits, you’d expect from a FTSE listed company, including an annual performance bonus, private healthcare, and generous holiday, in the UK&I, we’ve just introduced several new Family Friendly Policies including: 

  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation 
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post-diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette’s syndrome 
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause 
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery 


We are RS


At RS we’ve been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the ‘what ifs’ into the ‘why nots’, the impossible into the possible. 

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.  

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers. 

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that’s exactly how we partner with people – our customers, suppliers, colleagues and communities – to solve problems.  

We’ll also invest in your development and wellbeing – because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join us and over 2,000 colleagues in the UK – and we’ll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.

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