Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Technician

Newstaff Employment Services Ltd
10 Jan 2018
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client based in Milton Keynes is looking to recruit an Mechanical & Electrical maintenance engineer to join their established team.


To perform all mechanical activities to maintain optimum life and operation of plant machinery and equipment.


Provide technical advice in troubleshooting and problem solving situations

Carry out Preventive Maintenance and calibration routines to maximise equipment reliability, to reduce breakdown risk

Provide input and recommendations for improvements to the Maintenance Management System, Permit to Work Procedure, work access and personal safety provisions

Regularly check operation of plant and equipment to meet production, safety requirements

Provide regular feedback and recommendations to improve the operability of plant machinery and equipment and reduce maintenance costs

Ensure all mechanical documentation is updated and easily accessible

Co-ordinate mechanical work during project work to achieve planned goals

Responsible for performing daily mechanical duties, and providing detailed technical advice during problem solving and troubleshooting activities to minimise the risk and duration of Plant breakdowns

Provide necessary feedback and support regarding failures and repairs, recommend improvements that are required to increase equipment reliability and safety

Initiate requisitions for materials and follow up deliveries to fulfil job priorities

Liaise with and maintain regular contact with vendor service engineer

Communicate with Production department regarding completed work orders and the closing out of Work Permits

Conduct basic electrical fault finding and repairs

PERSON SPECIFICATION: (Typical knowledge, qualifications and experience required for the job.).


Mechanical Apprenticeship

Electrical upskilling (Industrial Electrics & Control Fundamentals Part 1)

Work Experience:

Work experience in similar plant and equipment


Communication – this role has contact with all levels of personnel within the company and vendor personnel relating to maintenance companies. Problem Solving – to provide technical advice in troubleshooting and problem solving for the Production and Quality departments.

General fitter with knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.