Maintenance Engineer

People Direct
Dudley, West Midlands
21 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
People Direct are looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer on behalf of our client to join their team in Dudley.

The role is to support our clients' growing business, they are now looking to recruit a multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer for their manufacturing plant based in Tipton, West Midlands, to carry out the tasks necessary to achieve the planned level of operational utilization, safety, building integrity, cost and machine efficiency. Maintain the production plant equipment and facilities and ensure that it's in a safe and efficient working order. Create and maintain an atmosphere of common purpose, supporting colleagues in the successful execution of their work.

Salary / Hours of work:
  • Competitive basic salary.
  • Monday - Thursday 0830 - 1630 / Friday 0830 - 1600 (37hrs per week).
  • Occasional weekend and evening call outs (addition pay).


Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager and working as part of a small team the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the plants manufacturing equipment and facilities and ensuring that it is in a safe and efficient working order by carrying out repairs of any plant breakdowns and carrying out pre-planned maintenance checks as necessary. The role will also involve project installations and assisting in the commissioning of new equipment.

Areas of Responsibility:
  • Carry out effective preventative maintenance within the plant.
  • React and repair to breakdowns within the plant.
  • Calibrate instruments per manufacturer's recommended frequency.
  • Develop strong relationships with local maintenance contractors and suppliers to give cover at peak demands and ensure that spares and service are delivered in the shortest possible lead time.
  • Maintain compliance with legislative and environmental requirements and ensure risk assessments have been utilised.
  • Plan and coordinate the work in an effective manner which may require liaising with operators and or contractors to ensure efficient running of all plant and equipment.
  • Work within the HSQE policies on site at all times.

Essential Skills:
  • Qualification in Mechanical and or Electrical Engineering.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Good understanding of Safety procedures when fault finding and working with heavy industrial equipment.
  • Good Awareness and respect of company safety and environmental policies and ISO procedures
  • Experience in heavy industrial plant environment.
  • 5 years experience within a maintenance team, with skills in, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Pneumatics, Combustion, Hydraulics and Instrumentation.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teamwork with all on site.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to stay organised and multi-task.
  • An attitude of wanting to get the job done and maintain plant operations at optimum levels.


Please call Dave Hopkins or Sam Penman at People Direct Recruitment on:
01772 452200 or 07712 394349 / 07711 555658.

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