Engineer - A Grade Skilled Team Member

Greater Manchester
Salary: £43,223 per annum
24 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

A Grade Skilled Team Member/Fitter Shifts
Salary: £43,223 per annum
35 hours

About the role:

As a Skilled Team Member of our Engineering team, you will play a vital part in keeping our operation running smoothly by servicing, repairing and overhauling our traction and rolling stock, components and other equipment to meet the highest safety and quality standards.    

About you:  

To be successful in this role you will need:  
*A time served Mechanical/Electrical apprenticeship or NVQ equivalent qualification
*An ability to work on your own initiative Good communications skills The desire to work to the highest standards
*The ability to work shift patterns including nights, evening and weekend work
*Experience of plumbing, vehicle building, mechanical and electrical principles, systems and techniques  

This role is safety critical.  

About Northern:

We are transforming and we are on the lookout for smart, forward thinking and motivated people to join us on our journey. You'll help us to grow our business during this exciting time, shaping rail travel in the North and providing our customers with a service to be proud of. If this sounds like you, then you're in the right place. We've got lots of great things planned and we need more like-minded people, contributing fresh ideas, passion and commitment to bring our vision to life. You'll be joining a business that values its people, where hard work is rewarded, and development and progression ensure we retain and attract the very best talent. Northern plays a vital role in the north of England by connecting tens of thousands of people to work, leisure, education and more every day. Our aim is to connect people to opportunities by providing a reliable and friendly train service. We have made significant progress since we started but there is much more that we want to achieve.

Benefits and Rewards:  

By working as part of the Northern team, you will receive the following benefits:  
*Free Travel on Northern services for you and your family*
*75% discount on all other Train Operating Companies leisure services*
*Pension Scheme
*A generous holiday entitlement
*Maternity and Paternity Benefits - above the statutory minimum
*Full uniform for frontline facing roles
*Employee Assistance Programme - operating 24/7, giving a wide range of advice, support and useful information for employees
*And many more!
*Terms and conditions apply

Our selection Process:

Our selection processes are designed to make joining Northern as smooth as possible, it not only provides us with the information we need to decide whether you're the right person to deliver a great service to our customers, but also to make sure we're also the right team for you. Northern is an equal opportunities employer and a promoter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Your on-line application:

The first thing you need to do is complete our online application form and tell us a little bit more about yourself. Once we have all your details, we will be back in touch to let you know what to expect.

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