Maintenance Engineer

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1357660

 Job Description

Mechanical Maintenance engineer (permanent, Newry, shifts, £13.000 plus premium). Focused on maintenance, troubleshooting and repair you will ensure reduced downtime and optimum performance of machinery performing preventative maintenance and taking records.

Mechanical Maintenance engineer (permanent, Newry, shifts, £13.000 plus premium)

Your new company
A top ten employer and one of the most respected in their industry globally, Operating from a purpose built R&D facility, their ongoing success they attribute to the expertise, knowledge on ongoing training provided to employees. It’s been a strong year, and profits have increased yet again. They are now focused on increasing headcount to meet demand for their innovative products

Your new role
The Maintenance Fitter is a critical member of Central Services Maintenance team and will focus on maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing machinery in the manufacturing facilities as well as being actively involved in our preventative maintenance programme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and repair of production plant and equipment to ensure optimum machinery performance and reduction of downtime
  • Perform fault diagnosis to establish root cause of failure on mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities on plant and equipment as per schedule
  • Recording of all work details including equipment issue, time of failure, work carried out, parts used and required follow up actions
  • Working with all stakeholders as part of the manufacturing team to ensure machine efficiency and prioritisation of work as agreed

What you’ll need to succeed
Essential Criteria:

  • Must have served a recognised mechanical apprenticeship within a manufacturing industry
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant post apprenticeship experience in a manufacturing environment – fitting, repair and installation
  • Strong technical skills -confident in reading and understanding engineering drawings to include hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams
  • Experience in carrying out fault finding
  • Logical and well organised approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • BTEC qualification in mechanical / electrical engineering
  • A good understanding of electrical systems and electronic controls would be advantageous
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment, to operate under time pressure
  • Previous experience in a regulated environment or Pharmaceutical industry

What you’ll get in return

The company is committed to your development and addition to ongoing training, you’ll enjoy Free Life Assurance, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, and company Perks Scheme

What you need to do now
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