Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer

£0 - £44000/annum overtime and benefits
04 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer job near Rugby. Shifts: 4 on, 4 off, days and nights.

Your new company

A growing International business with a UK Head Office located near Rugby. A family firm with values based on honesty, ethical behaviour and devotion, they have built a strong position in the UK market over the last 25 years. Their strategy is to grow the business by investing in both the UK and non-UK markets. Their primary focus is to develop and grow the branded business and to work in partnership with selected retailers on development of their own brands.

Your new role

You will use both your mechanical and electrical engineering skills/knowledge to maintain and enhance the performance of plant and equipment. Provide first class, flexible support to production requirements and factory services at all times by means of the application of electrical/mechanical skills in fault-finding/diagnostics, planned preventative maintenance practices and electrical/mechanical installation. Your main duties include:

* Comply with SHE and all statutory Safety, Health and Environment requirements.

* Ensure accurate & timely records are entered/recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares/consumables used.

* Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods/procedures to reduce these.

* Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions and special tools are readily available to all engineering staff.

* Provide engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all equipment.

* To apply systematic diagnostics in electrical/mechanical engineering in order to minimise the impact of plant failures/breakdowns.

* Manage contractors/issue work permits and audit their work in the absence of the Engineering Management team.

* Train, develop and sign off nominated production staff to allow them to carry out first line maintenance to designated plant & equipment. Ensuring that all H&S procedures, engineering best practices are adhered to at all times.

* Ensures a safe working environment exists for ALL employees

* To follow/apply effective safe working in accordance with Approved Codes of Practice governing working with electrical/mechanical plant and equipment.

* Ensure ALARP risk assessments for all non-routine tasks are in place before commencement of work.

What you'll need to succeed

You hold a time served apprenticeship or equivalent as well as recognised electrical and mechanical qualifications. You will have worked for a minimum of 3 years as a Maintenance Engineer within a manufacturing environment. You are able to demonstrate an understanding of PLC & computer controlled equipment and have experience working with PLC’s (Siemens S7, S5 and Alan Bradley). Your competent electrical/electronic fault finding and analysis skills will be imperative for you in this job. You are a self-managing individual who must be able to work under your own supervision or as part of a team.

What you'll get in return

You will receive a competitive salary of 44k and an extensive benefits package including pension at 3.5%, death in service, annual occupational health check, childcare vouchers and free onsite parking. You will be joining an innovative and forward thinking business that is going from strength to strength, growing rapidly but still maintains their family run feel.

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