Maintenance Engineer

Rising to GBP34,500 after review
09 Nov 2019
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
You don't become an expert in your field overnight. In fact, it's taken our client over 60 years to become a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial equipment in their niche field, and to have a genuine worldwide reach and customer base.
Our client's equipment is the heartbeat of their customer's business, and as such they require a team of dedicated on-site Maintenance Engineers to oversee the maintenance of their equipment and provide continual maintenance and support in order to ensure that equipment is optimal, ship-shape - and their customers happy!
Role Purpose:
This vital Engineering role will involve the provision of first class mechanical and electrical maintenance, breakdown and support engineering services on all customer-owned equipment permanently on site at a customer facility.
This team role will seek to maximise operational efficiency and the maintenance of a safe working environment, all the while providing the highest level of customer courtesy in acting as an ambassador to the business and brand.
Experience required/desired:
* A high level of competency in commercial electrical maintenance - with the qualifications to prove it.
* A background and aptitude in Mechanical fields.
* Evidence of NEBOSH and IPAF training will be a distinct advantage.
* Knowledge and/or training in Safe Systems of work, Working at Height, Fire Safety and Manual Handling.
* Evidence of experience in Customer Services and ACOPS/Gas Safe will be a distinct advantage.
Duties include (but not limited to):
* Perform routine, planned maintenance on all customer equipment and observe daily, weekly and monthly tests and recording policies.
* Proactively work with the installation team, supervisor and manager to report known issues and faults, and to ensure they are effectively dealt with and closed down.
* To keep a record of parts used, maintenance performed, repairs and remedial action required.
* To provide support to cover small maintenance works on the buildings where required.
* To communicate with all team members, supervisors and managers to coordinate work around shifts to ensure all are aware of completed and outstanding maintenance/repair work as necessary
* Ensure compliance with company/industry quality systems, H&S, continuous improvement and associated procedures at all times.
* To make suggestions to aid and improve working practises to assist Continuous Improvement.
* To order parts and ensure stock locations are maintained and kept in an orderly fashion.
* Proactively develop knowledge of machinery and encourage knowledge sharing amongst colleagues.
You will be/have:
* A minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A-C including Maths and English
* Experience of working under pressure, ideally from an electrical and/or logical fault-finding processes environment.
* Excellent communication skills with a first-class command of the English language.
* Inverter/PLC, Compressor Plant, Fluid Power Systems experience.
* Knowledge of Hydraulics & Pneumatics and Gas applications with an ability to read Wiring Diagrams.
* A willingness to provide a high degree of flexibility to undertake evening/weekend work and take on extra responsibilities as the business demands.
* IT literate with a fair knowledge of MS Excel and Outlook.
What's on offer?
* A basic salary of GBP32,000 with salary review after 6 and 12 months.
* 40hr working week on a rotating shift pattern (06:00-14:30 and 14:30-23:00) and alternate Saturdays paid at x1.5 time.
* 9% auto-enrolment company pension scheme.
* Company private healthcare scheme.
* Company partnership perks, providing discounts across a wide range of premium retail partners such as B&Q,M&S, Bosch, IKEA and many more!
If you have read this job description and would like to apply, please click 'Apply' and include an up-to-date CV and cover letter. For more information, please call (phone number removed) and speak to Matt.
I look forward to hearing from you

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