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Shift Engineer (9 - Month FTC)

Date: 19-Mar-2023

Location: Lowestoft, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you an Engineer with experience in an industrial environment? Are you multi-skilled with an electrical bias and can turn your hand to anything that comes your way? This maybe the role for you!


Here at GXO, we are looking for a Shift Engineer to join our team on our multi-temperature, Coldstore site in Lowestoft. You will be responsible for the upkeep of the site while doing preventative maintenance and reactive work when needed.


You will join us on a 9-month fixed-term contract, working Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00 however, we will need some flexibility during our peak season which is June – August, this is logistics after all!


Pay, benefits and more:


We are offering an annual salary of £35,873.64. In addition, we offer 19 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Working as part of a team you’ll provide both preventative and reactive engineering support to our busy site
  • Investigating site breakdowns, recommending, and carrying out remedial actions
  • Identifying the needs for modifications to engineering and carrying out all assigned continuous improvement work while meeting agreed timescales to a high standard
  • Notifying the Engineering Management of spares which are necessary to maintain plant and equipment is in safe working order


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Good working knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics would be an advantage
  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent in engineering discipline
  • 17th / 18th edition
  • Time Served Engineer in either mechanical, electrical or refrigeration
  • Knowledge of industrial refrigeration would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of working with 400v
  • C&G 2391 would be an advantage


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.



GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.