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Location: Shepshed
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Jenna-Jayne Blake

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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer at a Shepshed based global metal manufacturing company.

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all plant and equipment is maintained to maximise operating efficiencies.

  • Reporting to the Engineering Team Manager and working as part of a team throughout the site.
  • Responsible for the associated administration of your work as well as the H&S of yourself and your co-workers (wearing PPE at all times).
  • Working within agreed risk assessments and safe systems of work at all times. Where such does not exist due to the nature of the repair, to ensure that a two-minute risk assessment has been completed and that no person is allowed to operate machinery which they do not have current training/certification for.
  • It is your right and responsibility to check that your co-workers are operating safely and if you have any doubts, these are to be reported to your line management and for the job to be halted until a safe operator can be found, or to be recorded as a near-miss if the job has already taken place.
  • Responsible for managing the completion of ongoing PPM's in addition to any emergency or unforeseen breakdowns.
  • Planning, installation, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment and facilities (minimise lost time due to breakdown).
  • Demonstrate a flexible, creative approach to problems and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to ensure the existing legacy plant is maintained to the highest level possible as new plant is invested in and integrated.
  • Thoroughly and accurately carry out daily checks on essential plant, equipment and machinery as part of the company preventative maintenance schedule (BOPV5)
  • Carry out major refurbishment of plant, equipment and machinery as directed.
  • Be available on call out basis to provide cover in the event of emergency breakdowns.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices at all times.
  • Attend training courses as required

Experience & Skills of Maintenance Engineer

  • Qualified Mechanical Engineer (NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering) or Electrical Engineer (NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering)
  • Must have logical approach to fault finding (I/O signal fault finding skills)
  • Previous experience from an industrial Engineering environment (heavy plant equipment)
  • Previous experience in a bespoke manufacturing environment
  • Able to read hydraulic drawings
  • Basic knowledge of oil monitoring systems
  • Comfortable in a re-active and PPM environment
  • Prepared to work in a demanding environment (dirty, oily, loud & hot)
  • Can demonstrate good experience and /or knowledge for this position i.e., QBE (Qualified by experience)
  • Knowledge of Motors, Gearboxes and Hydraulic systems (fully Conversant)
  • Exposure to PLC's (Preferably Schneider) - Not essential but preferred

The ability to effectively adapt to changing circumstances, resistance, problems or opportunities by varying his/her work method to achieve the set goal Foundation is reliable and flexible in response to work priority issues. Adequate reaction to changing circumstances

Working hours are Monday-Friday 06:00am - 2:00pm, 2:00pm - 10:00pm & 10:00pm - 06:00am shift rotates weekly.

Salary for this role is £35,000 - £42,000.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to jennablake@barkerross.co.uk or call 07718 763550.

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