Maintenance Engineer / Fitter
Our Client is a premium supplier of high integrity forged products to quality markets globally. They have created a fully integrated metals service centre which has grown to be a leading provider of open-die quality forgings, making safety critical components in service conditions from the deepest oceans to outer space. Their flexibility and scale of operations means that they can provide both highly specialised “one-off” forgings as well as volume production.
An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Maintenance Fitter to join them on Livesey Street in Hillsborough.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for planned preventative maintenance tasks and for the installation of a new plant. You will plan mechanical maintenance tasks for completion during the shutdown and will oversee the development and upgrading of existing equipment.
Demonstrating good knowledge of safety and permit to work systems, you will also be responsible for reactive maintenance. Working over planned equipment shutdowns you will be used to working under pressure of tight deadlines. Ideally you will have experience on hydraulic presses, hammers, lathes and borers.
The successful candidate will be an apprentice trained Maintenance Engineer with mechanical bias and will have 5 years’ experience in heavy industrial environment as well as an NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
You should have extensive experience in working on hydraulic and pneumatic equipment including fault finding. You will need to strip and repair hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders. You will be required to work at height and in confined spaces and if you have the relevant training and/or experience this would be an advantage. Welding skills would be an advantage.
Hours of work: 35 p/w, rotating shifts, Mornings 6.00am to 1.30pm, Afternoons 12.00pm to 19.30pm, reasonable overtime a requirement, there may be a requirement to work at weekends especially during production shutdowns.
In return, they offer 33 days holiday, a company pension, bonus, Westfield Health and a proactive approach to maintenance to suit candidate with ambitions to develop role.
This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.
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