Maintenance Engineer

Saint Gobain Limited
£30,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company description:

Maintenance Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our passionate and knowledgeable team. The successful candidate will repair, improve, and maintain the production plant and equipment in order to achieve optimum performance, while working safely at all times and in a timely manner.

Job description:

What will I be doing in the role?

In the role as Maintenance Engineer you will;

Reduce equipment breakdown duration (mean time to repair), and reduce the frequency of breakdowns (mean time between failures)
Following instruction but be proactive in seeking out and solving concerns
Lead the completion of the fault finding to determine the root cause of failures and identify sustaining actions to prevent re-occurrence
Maintain daily records of activities and follow all department procedures and systems
Take an active role in site projects as requested
Assist in the reduction of plant downtime
Recommend working solutions to production, allowing them to meet the goals of the daily plan during breakdowns
Find innovative ways to overcome technical problems

Am I who you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit great people that align well with our values. We are particularly keen to meet people who share our passion for innovation and sustainability. For the Maintenance Engineer specifically it is important that you have:

Completed an electrical maintenance/engineering apprenticeship
Experience within an industrialised manufacturing environment
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Familiar with safety requirements e.g. Isolation and Permit’s To Work
Sound knowledge of hydraulic & pneumatic systems
Sound knowledge of the Electricity at Work Regulations.
Good level of literacy and IT skills is essential for the role

What about the business I’ll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for Glassolutions - part of the Saint-Gobain group and is the largest processor, distributor, installer and repairer of glass and glazing systems in the UK; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will I get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, Glassolutions is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Glassolutions or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

Salary – Up to £32,500 dependent on skills and experience.

Pension – We offer a competitive pension through Standard Life, if you contribute a minimum of 4% the Company will contribute 4%. In addition all employees receive Life Assurance cover.

Benefits – We offer a wide range of employee benefits including a Cycle To Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Saint-Gobain Share Schemes and Group Discounts to name a few…

What do I need to do now?

We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.

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