Maintenance Engineer

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    Exeter, Devon

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    Sarah Lane

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    about 1 year ago

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The Company:

You will predominantly work the 2-12pm shift (Monday to Thursday inclusive, 37.5 hours per week) in this varied and interesting maintenance role. You will be responsible for a wide range of production and engineering machinery, undertaking both preventative and planned maintenance. The facility is modern, clean and just off Sowton Industrial Estate so a nice environment to work within.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out preventive maintenance tasks as scheduled during the shift to required standard.
  • Conduct continuous machine observation and measurement during the shift, identifying potential failure or deterioration in output, waste or quality performance from machine standards.
  • Ensure equipment is handed back to production in 100% safe condition.
  • Respond immediately to equipment failures during your shift.
  • Conduct systematic, rigorous and accurate fault diagnosis.
  • Determine most effective solution to the fault.
  • Effect the solution, report on the fault, cause and solution via computerised maintenance system.

Preferred Skills:

  • Apprentice trained.
  • Able to read electrical drawings.
  • Ability to logically fault find.
  • Experience of inverter, servo, DC drives.
  • Worked with circuits from 415 to 24VDC power & control.
  • Carried out PPM.
  • Understanding of pneumatics.
  • Read and produce mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Understanding of PLC systems and fault finding.
  • Panel building experience.
  • Ability to design Control Systems.

Personal Attributes:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering or an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical or mechanical engineering.
  • A good all round mechanical and electrical knowledge required.
  • Ideally 17th Edition.

Associated Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday + 8 bank + Christmas shutdown.
  • On site parking, canteen, pension contribution statutory i.e. 3%.

Working Hours: 2pm-12pm Monday to Thursday, although an occasional requirement to cover alternative shifts (days only).

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.