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Maintenance Engineer

  • Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: pension + holiday
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Permanent Days 2pm finish Fridays)

Our chosen global business partner is a leading manufacture of high quality engineered products and are looking to recruit an engineer to work within their maintenance department. They offer a superb development plan that you will be subject to on being successful.

Main Tasks

  • The successful candidates will be a role model for safety.
  • Responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the technology in their area of responsibility.
  • Works towards a zerobreakdown and zerostopmentality and reducing the maintenance costs including working capital reduction for spare parts.
  • Takes ownership for the overall site and working area; monitors key maintenance KPIs such as breakdowns and has a strong servicedepartment mind set towards the operations/ other departments.
  • Works to current approved standards and ensures the availability of standard technical documentation.
  • Works securely with the expert maintenance tools.
  • Performs high quality root cause analysis for technical and process problems.
  • To deal with faults/breakdowns as quickly as possible whilst maintaining high standards of workmanship.
  • Carry out condition monitoring activities, resolve where possible, report any faults or potential faults for later attention.
  • Address the root cause of any failure, take the appropriate action to resolve and feedback learnings/observations to enable processes to be improved thus preventing repeat failures.
  • Ensuring the housekeeping of the work area is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Carry out any reasonable and lawful instruction from senior management.

Key Competencies

  • Completed a recognised mechanical apprenticeship preferably with a City & Guilds or equivalent NVQ qualification.
  • Proven experience in maintaining complex automated manufacturing systems and equipment.
  • Able to plan and work to tight timelines while managing several tasks.
  • Experience in basic electrical control principles.
  • Knowledge of process instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic/hydraulic systems and components.
  • Basic welding.
  • Strong communication skills.

Ideally you will also have

  • HNC level qualification in a relevant subject.
  • Experience in panel wiring.
  • Knowledge of process instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic/hydraulic components.
  • Desirable would be experience of PLC, DCS & QCS systems.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.



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