Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Lead Shift Technician


Job Description:

Lead Shift Technician


Salary: £35,000 -  £44,000 DOE + £3,500 Shift Premium


Orion is partnered with a well-established business located in Basingstoke, which is recruiting for an Electrically biased Lead Shift Technician  


Lead Shift Technician Duties & Experience:

  • PPM's on production/manufacturing machinery
  • Reactive maintenance (Both electrical and mechanical)
  • Continuous Improvement within the plant
  • Mentoring junior Engineers
  • Upskilling the team
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Fault find & pre-empt electrical issues & troubleshoot
  • Plant maintenance
  • Fault finding


Lead Shift Technician Experience:

  • Experience in an FMCG/Manufacturing/Production environment is KEY!
  • Experience using PLC's
  • Experience mentoring junior Engineers
  • Mechanical machinery maintenance
  • Electrical machinery maintenance
  • Electrical qualifications / time served apprenticeship etc..
  • Experience in a heavily automated site
  • Mentoring junior engineers '' upskilling the team
  • Able to fault find on multi meter, PLC's & basic 3 phase
  • Be able to read and work from electrical schematics


Lead Shift Technician Package:

  • Competitive Salary £44,000 + £3,500 Shift Premium
  • Varied site-based work
  • Wellbeing Package
  • Free parking
  • Profit related bonus
  • Subsidised canteen/Free fruit
  • Company events
  • Free Uniform
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • 25 Annual leave days
  • Company pension


Lead Shift Technician Shifts:

Mix of day & Night shifts on a 3 week shift rotation '' 

7am '' 7pm '' 7pm '' 7am


If you like the look of this Lead Shift Technician

role, then click and apply or if you would like further information, please contact Katie Maisey at Orion Electrotech Aylesbury. [email protected]



"Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website."



  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    + £ 3500 shift premium

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing