Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Zoek Pin Saint Mellons, Cardiff, Wales

£17.34/hour + annual bonus (10% of salary)

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 8 days ago

We are currently working in partnership with a Manufacturing Business based in Cardiff who are looking to employ a permanent Maintenance Engineer to support and maintain operations across all sites on breakdowns and preventive plant maintenance.

The successful Maintenance Engineer will have a strong understanding of both mechanical and electrical engineering concepts, to be able to perform maintenance and repairs to a variety of plant and machinery.

Maintenance Engineer Benefits

* £ hourly rate which includes shift allowance

* Yearly bonus up to 10% of annual salary (£3,600 for this position paid every April)

* 40 hours per week across two shift patterns Monday - Friday

* Working mornings 6am – 2pm and afternoons 2pm – 10pm on a rotating basis.

* Permanent, stable role within a growing organisation during an exciting period of expansion

* 23 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

* Contributory pension

* Free Parking

* Christmas Shutdown

* Progression opportunities available

Maintenance Engineer Duties and Responsibilities

* Support the engineering team by carrying out systematic tasks and continuous improvements to plant and machinery to improve existing manufacturing processes.

* Reactive maintenance and repair, working to undertake repairs as efficiently as possible in order to minimise downtime (both mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair)

* Troubleshooting any issues, fault finding and using diagnostic techniques

* Performing inspection and servicing of the manufacturing equipment as required

* Use initiative to identify areas that will improve the production performance, line utilisation and focus on reducing scrap levels.

* Provide maintenance support regarding projects.

* Perform housekeeping duties in the engineering environment during any slack time.

* Will work in line with the Health and Safety requirements at all times.

* Carry out testing on fire alarm systems on a weekly basis.

* Support and maintain operations across all sites relating to breakdowns and preventive plant maintenance.

Maintenance Engineer Essential Experience/Qualifications

* Experience working as a multi-skilled engineer or technician, with both Mechanical and Electrical knowledge

* Qualification in Engineering equivalent with NVQ/City and Guilds Level 3 or HNC/HND

* Experience of performing diagnostics/fault finding and repairs

* Experience within a Manufacturing Environment is essential

* Knowledge of welding and fabrication

* Understanding of engineering circuit schematics

* Attention to detail

* Ability to offer flexibility, due to shift patterns

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