Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    South Petherton

  • Sector:

    Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits: Pension

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

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  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

Maintenance Engineer

The Company:
If you are an experienced and knowledgeable Manufacturing Maintenance Engineer, then this could be the role for you!  This is a busy, hands-on role which will call upon your full mechanical and electrical technical ability within both preventative and emergency repair in a busy production environment.  In return, you will join a state of the art facility, working on cutting edge machinery and in a beautiful, relatively new building. 
Job Responsibilities:
  • To assist the Engineering Manager with continuous improvement, by recommending changes that could prolong machine life, increase efficiency, reduce wastage and aid the smooth running of departments.
  • Carry out Preventative Maintenance as required.
  • Carry out Corrective Action as required.
  • Taking responsibility for the control of the parts store, ensuring that correct parts are kept in stock to prevent and minimize downtime of machines.
  • Liaising with any departments necessary to ensure the smooth running of the production facility and minimising downtime by prioritising engineering issues.
  • Ensure that documentation for Corrective Action and Preventative Maintenance are filled out correctly.
  • Assist with Facilities Maintenance and Development.
Preferred Skills:
You’ll be an all round maintenance engineer with proven experience of working within a production / manufacturing environment. 
Experience working in a GMP regulated facility or similar (BRC, ISO 9001, BETA NOPS) is desirable but not essential. 
Candidates must also have a good level of IT knowledge to operate the ERP system and ideally an interest in future technology and equipment to ensure our business continues as a state of the art manufacturer.
Personal Attributes:
Practical approach to problem solving.
A can do attitude.
Associated Benefits:
Competitive salary, day working (Mon-Fri) and a range of benefits including excellent pension scheme, healthcare benefits and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
Working Hours:
Standard working hours are 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday – Friday, however flexibility is essential to support the business at peak times and conduct out of hour’s maintenance / engineering operations.