Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Newmarket

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kelly O’Donnell

  • Contact email:

    ko'donnell@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01935 432434

  • Job ref:

    KO-43

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-26

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-25

I have an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic Steel Manufacturer based in Kentford. My client is looking for a Multi-skilled engineer working within a team to inspect, fault find and repair production machinery and Company facilities to maintain an efficient, productive and safe site.

You will be:
  • Assisting in the inspection, maintenance and repair of machinery and facilities.
  • Perform preventative maintenance routines and condition monitoring of production machinery and facilities as per the inspection schedules.
  • Maintaining accurate records of findings and works carried out
  • Liaise closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and operations staff in all aspects to ensure efficient, effective and planned reactive maintenance at all times.
  • Make safety inspections of tools and equipment.
  • Diagnose faults and repair machines in a safe manner to minimise downtime and cost Anticipate machine failures and make such changes or recommendations to prevent re-occurrence and to minimise downtime.
  • Work to improve reliability and productivity of equipment.
  • Complete written records of all maintenance activities.
  • Carry out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology.
  • Be proactive in identify potential machine upgrades to improve lifespan, efficiency, productivity or safety of the machine and communicate these to the management team for consideration
  • Carry out facilities maintenance to ensure the lifespan, productivity and safety of Company premises and grounds
  • High levels of flexibility and the ability to change shifts to cover absences is a must
  • Machines worked on will include Manual and CNC saws, drills and thermal cutting machines and shotblaster.

You will have:
  • Good industrial electrical skills essential with experience of motors, gearboxes plcs, inverters etc.
  • You will ideally have good mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic knowledge and practical experience in a similar manufacturing or heavy plant industrial environment.
  • You must hold a valid UK driving license.
  • A forklift and MEWP licence would be desirable but not essential.
  • In house fabrication including welding (mma, mag & mig), flame cutting, plasma cutting experience of handling power tools including mag cutter, grinders and drills would be desirable.
  • You must have experience working in a fast moving operational environment, working under pressure and your own initiative whilst also being an integral part of an effective team.
  • Being able to analyse machine faults and consider the best way of making the repair efficiently, safely ad in a cost effective manner.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to plan and complete work in a methodical manner are essential              
The role is paying between £35k-£42k dependant on experience

Hours of work are:Tuesday-Friday:9am-6.30pm & Saturday 7am-11am (One full Saturday per month)

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity and apply today!