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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Platform Resourcing
Posted a month ago
Location

Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF24 0TB, Wales

Salary

£46000 - £54000/annum 32 days hols, 10% bonus, pension etc

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Contract type

Full Time

We are currently working in partnership with a Manufacturing Business based in Cardiff who are looking to employ a permanent Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer with a solid understanding of Electrical maintenance and at least basic Mechanical engineering, to support and maintain operations for both reactive maintenance, breakdowns and preventive plant maintenance.

Shift pattern:

"2 2 3" shift pattern: for example, 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off and so on.

The company is looking for Multi-skilled Engineers, if not multi skilled, they will consider having an Electrical bias. The candidate will need to be confident to carry out mechanical repairs. You will need to have a full qualification in engineering, either HNC/ HND/ ONC/ NVQ Level 3 OR City & Guilds Level 3. You must be able to read circuit drawings and be able to understand them. You should be able to perform both planned maintenance and repairs to a variety of plant machinery. Experience of maintaining grinders, lathes, CNC machines and milling machines would be highly beneficial.

Maintenance Engineer Benefits

  • Salary of up to 54,000 depending on experience, this is inclusive of shift allowance
  • Yearly bonus up to 10% of annual salary
  • Pay reviews, appraisals and yearly pay rises
  • Permanent, stable role within a growing organisation during an exciting period of expansion
  • 24 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Contributory pension
  • Free Parking
  • 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 based on your bias)
  • 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 of working as a Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer, a solid understanding of electrical and at least basic mechanical disciplines.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing Environment is essential.
  • You must have a qualification in engineering, equivalent with NVQ/ City and Guilds Level 3 or HNC/HND/ONC in either Electrical or Mechanical disciplines.
  • Understanding and ability to read engineering circuit schematics/ drawings is absolutely essential.
  • Experience of performing diagnostics/ fault finding and repairs to the highest standard.
  • Knowledge of welding and fabrication.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to offer flexibility, with the changing shift patterns in the New Year.

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