Maintenance Engineer

Swadlincote 35K - 35K Profit share scheme, pension Permanent

Job Reference: 53597696

Maintenance Engineer
(Mechanical bias)
Swadlincote - DE12
Days Shifts
Circa £35,000 per annum Benefits
Are you an experienced mechanically biased Maintenance Engineer in the manufacturing industry? Do you want to be part of a close-knit team that is constantly upskilled, progressed, and trained?  If yes, read on….
My client is a long-standing industry manufacturer of Chemical products that takes pride in investing in their site and changing to meet their customer's needs. They are looking for a seasoned Maintenance Engineer who can hit the ground running by maintaining and repairing plant and machinery by general fitting, machining, pneumatics and electrical support.
The Role - Maintenance Engineer
- Responsible for repairing and maintaining production and ancillary equipment,   
  property, and facilities to minimise downtime and align with the production process 
  and planning requirements
- Performing Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) tasks, maintaining accurate 
  maintenance records, and completing data entry within timeframes
- Acting as the point of contact for contractors on-site, ensuring all necessary 
  documentation is completed, and safe working practices are established before 
  work begins.
- Collaborating with production teams to enhance their understanding and proficiency 
  with equipment
- Identifying issues, and conducting root cause analysis to prevent a 
- Adhering to policies and procedures in line with the site quality management system 
  and retailer-specific technical standards
- Actively participating in health and safety practices, identifying hazards and risks, 
  and ensuring compliance with all health and safety procedures and safe working 
- When trained, will be on an out of hours Call-out rota which is remunerated 
Minimum Skills / Experience Required - Maintenance Engineer 
- Is an experienced Maintenance Engineer with a mechanical bias
- Previous experience in factory/manufacturing environments or similar fast-moving 
  consumer goods (FMCG) industries
- Apprenticeship/City & Guilds Level 3 in mechanical engineering with some electrical 
- Proficient in working with pneumatic controls and interpreting pneumatic schematic 
- Skilled in Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)
- Strong understanding of various engineering functions and procedures
- Excellent team collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and 
  cooperate with colleagues at all levels
- Advanced diagnostic and problem-solving abilities
- Excellent communication skills paired with logical thinking for effective problem   
- Driven by enthusiasm, commitment, and a strong desire to achieve success

 The Package - Maintenance Engineer
- Starting salary up to £35,000 per annum
- Overtime and weekend work available (optional)
- Profit sharing scheme
- Holiday package
- Pension
- Health & wellbeing programme
- Life insurance

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