18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client manufactures precision high quality alloy wire for both electrical resistance heating and thermocouple applications. They are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer with a mechanical bias. To conduct all activities within current H&S regulations, company policy and best practice. To exercise a duty of care to others and promote a positive approach towards workplace health and safety. To attend to all machine breakdowns in a timely manner and endeavour to effectively solve any problems and return the machine to production as soon as possible. Carry out daily and weekly checks as per the schedule. Carry out planned maintenance on plant and equipment. This may involve a full machine or gearbox strip down. To update the computer maintenance system with tasks done and parts used. Carry out the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities including plumbing. Carry out machine modifications, overhauls and new installations. To do basic electrical tasks as agreed with the engineering team leader which will not exceed ability or training. To adhere to lock-off and hot works procedures. To use workshop tools and equipment as per manufacturer's recommendations, H&S guidelines, company policy and training received. To keep the workshop tidy, clean and safe at all times. To keep the engineers stores orderly, clean and ensure that minimum levels are maintained. To work closely with other trades and contractors to get the job done. To liaise with engineering colleagues and the production team to identify machine improvements and maintenance requirements. Attend training courses either on-site or at the training facilities. To do any other reasonable tasks required. Flexibility to work extended hours. Be prepared for occasional visits to suppliers and machine manufacturers Required to do the job: Completion of a maintenance engineering apprenticeship or equivalent. Minimum five years in a production environment. Good fault-finding and diagnostic skills. Competency with a range of workshop equipment. Ability to weld. Ability to use a lathe Supply own standard tools. Specialist tools will be provided if required. PC literate Ability to work under pressure Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 16:30, Friday 07:30 - 12:30