Maintenance Engineer

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£34.5k - 42k per year
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Engineer, £34,680 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance

40 Hours per week; 3 shift pattern (Day, Back, Night)

Large Manufacturing Company based in Thetford, Norfolk

Main Duties:

  • Operate to a high degree of Health and Safety and good housekeeping standards
  • Carry out corrective maintenance activities when an unsafe situation arises
  • Carry out small projects, and modifications as required within any projects
  • Quickly assess the nature of the breakdown & act accordingly
  • Test run and start-up of installations and systems following repairs to ensure correct operation
  • Proposals for improvements encouraged
  • To carry out PPM inspections & maintenance & to carry out corrective maintenance repairs on a timely basis
  • Carry out general maintenance as required which can include lubrication tasks / schedules.

Essential Skills:

  • NVQ level 2 (essential)
  • ONC / HNC or equivalent level of education (desirable)
  • Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship (essential)
  • An aptitude to fault diagnosis and logical thinking (essential)
  • A thorough understanding of primary skill (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • A reasonable understanding of secondary skill (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Must be able to read, understand and work with schematic drawings
  • Hold basic electrical wiring and maintenance skills
  • Good General Workshop Skills
  • Must be capable of Self Organisation & Self-Motivation
  • Experience of working with Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Good awareness of a manufacturing environment (desirable)
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Delivers quality and accuracy in own work
  • Able to anticipate/identify problems and use available resources to provide effective solutions
  • Prioritisation / Self Organisation
  • Ability to work under pressure

If you would like to apply for this role, email your current up to date CV to with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, Ensure that your CV includes examples of the above as applicable

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