£30000 - £35000
Leading South West manufacturer of Construction materials.
This is hands-on role, working closely with the production teams and contractors, ensuring the day to day maintenance is completed effectively and safely, alongside continual improvements to the production plant.
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the jobholder is responsible for the maintenance of the operational site including the production plant and equipment.
By developing a detailed understanding of the facility, the job holder will review and continuously improve maintenance systems, to ensure they are working effectively and that they comply with Health, Safety, Environment and Quality regulations.
The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the workshop area, and tracking and replenishing consumables. Be responsible for spares and sourcing suppliers to ensure spares are readily obtainable, resulting in minimal downtime. You will be personally responsible to carry out (or check that others have done) all daily, weekly & monthly maintenance activities, in line with the manual and manufacturer's instructions and that they are recorded in the site logs.
You will provide hands on guidance and training, to assist the teams with both preventative and reactive maintenance requirements associated with the plant and equipment, including reviewing and development of further maintenance plans, by determining the most effective strategies for each element of the facility.
Responsible for the continual operation of the plant, finding faults and repairing breakdowns, whilst taking a proactive approach to providing suggestions for improvement resulting in minimum downtime and consistent production.
The Successful Candidate
Essential Skills / Experience
At least 5 years experience within a maintenance environment with the ability to fault find and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic issues.
Sound judgement skills and rational approach, with experience in conveyor systems, valves and heavy machinery.
Ability to carry out repairs and improvements, including welding and fabrication as required.
Strong team ethic with the ability to train and motivate others in the understanding of plant and machinery maintenance within a demanding production environment.
Willingness to be innovative, work under their own initiative, with strong organisational skills, being able to plan, prioritise and organise various tasks at the same time.
Must have a flexible approach to work and be contactable out of hours.
Desirable Skills / Experience
College qualified or apprenticeship in Engineering
Holder of a IOSH or NEBOSH
Confident and diplomatic communicator, both written and verbal.
£30,000 - £35,000
Shifts: 06:00 - 14:30, 14:00 - 22:30, 22:00 - 06:30
Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.
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