Multiskilled/ Maintenance Engineer

Direct workforce
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Direct Workforce are working with a leading packaging manufacturer to recruit several skilled engineers with Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:

  • Provide a reactive and pro-active maintenance service as per project requirements to all operational equipment.
  • Provide a multi-skilled maintenance service, which covers electrical, mechanical, plumbing and building fabric disciplines.
  • Carry out modifications and installations when required.
  • Liaise with contractors or external suppliers where required and clearly communicate technical issues.
  • Ensure that work is carried out to a high standard.
  • Provide a service that ensures all mechanical and electrical equipment is running to optimum performance.
  • Maximise availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment through continuous improvement.
  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance.
  • Take ownership of any tools or equipment provided and ensure maintained to an appropriate standard, reporting any defects immediately.
  • Provide technical support/input to projects and initiatives.
  • Continuously look to improve equipment efficiencies and cost reductions.
  • Responsible for ensuring own work and work of those under supervision is completed in a safe and diligent manner to ensure regular feedback on issues arising before, during and following activities that are carried out.
  • Maintain, repair, and calibrate electrical, mechanical and instrumentation plant to optimise both reliability and maintainability.

Skills and experience required:

  • Electrical or Mechanical qualification required
  • Working to Planned Preventative and Reactive maintenance regimes
  • Knowledge of safe working practice on electrical/mechanical building services
  • Completing Risk Assessment s and Method Statements
  • Electrical motors/plumbing work/pipe-fitting
  • Experience of fault finding and resolving issues
  • Experience of servicing and maintaining general building fabric work
  • Able to work overtime as and when required
  • Experience of PLC programming would be beneficial
  • Manual/ CNC mill setting & operation

Hours of work are 40 hours per week Monday – Friday. Our client can offer a competitive salary - circa £33,000 per annum depending on experience, pension, free parking.