Nuneaton, GB, CV10 7RS

Brand:  RS
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Work Location:  Office Based

Role: Maintenance Technician
Location: Nuneaton, CV10
Full Time, Permanent


Weekday & Weekend Shifts available:


Monday – Friday (rotating weeks)
Week 1: 06:00 – 14:00
Week 2: 14:00 – 22:00


Weekends (Friday – Sunday)
06:00 – 18:00


Our huge warehouse in Nuneaton is one of our most valuable assets, because of that it needs constant care and attention to keep running.

With that in mind, our technicians are considered some of our most valuable people and we want you to join our maintenance team as a well-rounded technician who can keep the ball rolling.


What will you be doing?

Our goal is to deliver zero downtime, zero accidents and 100% customer order fulfilment, and you will help us deliver this by:


Providing preventative, reactive and continuous improvement (project) maintenance services including inspection, diagnosis, repair, calibration, improvements and upgrading of control equipment and handling equipment.


Your other responsibilities include:


  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure work is being carried out correctly.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy working environment.
  • Record and document activity and try and improve fault-finding capability on repetitive faults.


As always your work must be completed in line with health & Safety guidelines and process.



What do you need to be successful?


You will need to have experience as a maintenance technician, ideally in a Distribution, Supply chain, FMCG or Manufacturing environment.


This is going to need someone who is a multi-skilled engineer but ideally, has an electrical bias.


You will also need to have the following:


  • A recognised qualification, apprenticeship or time served experience as a maintenance Engineer/Technician.
  • An Electrical qualification to work with 3PH 400V circuits.
  • Experience with MHE equipment, electro-mechanical systems and detection equipment.
  • An understanding of legal compliance in a maintenance environment including COSHH & PUWER.
  • Ability to interpret electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and PLC drawings.
  • General skills using Microsoft Office packages.
  • Experience working alone and as a member of an effective team.
  • Flexibility of working hours and processes.


If this sounds like you then please apply and join us on this journey.



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.