Location: Shepshed, Leicestershire
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 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 or call 07718 763550.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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