Maintenance Engineer

Hewett Recruitment
£30k - £35k pa
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Engineer



Night Shifts

Electrical, PLC Fault Finding, Mechanical, PPM.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join a fast paced, growing engineering company that is a genuine global market leader in its field. The company itself specialises in developing and producing a wide range of innovative, bespoke components made from advanced materials.

The Role
Sole maintenance cover on the night shift. Your responsibilities will focus largely around the maintenance and repair of all production equipment. This will include planning and carrying out preventative maintenance, remaining hands on, dealing with breakdowns and carrying out reactive fault finding.

With the relatively high volume nature of production at this facility, machine downtime must be kept to a minimum, and it's important to make sure that any downtime is as cost effective as possible.

Key Responsibilities
*Monitor and execute PPM of machines such as: compaction presses, centreless grinders, surface grinders, kilns, compressors, ball mills
*Maintain and service all machinery; including the mechanical and electrical aspects.
*Install and commission: electrically, pneumatically and mechanically
*Troubleshoot faults with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in a wide variety of situations
*Sourcing and re-working of parts
*Troubleshoot faults with control gear and PLC systems
*Monitor and execute Planned Preventative Maintenance on various systems within the building such as annual inspection and testing of all electrical systems.

Essential Criteria
*Extensive experience in installing and maintaining electrics
*Proven Mechanical Engineering skills, especially on hydraulic and pneumatic machines
*Conversant with control gear and PLC systems (especially Mitsubishi and Siemens)
*Must be able to prioritise workload
*IT Literate with Word, Excel and Outlook and IT systems such as frontline (an ERP system would be an advantage)
*Willingness to work night shifts on a permanent basis

Based in Stourport, commutable from Worcester, Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Kidderminster, Bewdley, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Halesowen, Stourbridge, Birmingham, Malvern. Salary is £30-35000 with additional shift premiums.

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