Maintenance Engineer

Newstaff employment services
Welwyn Garden City
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • To diagnose and repair faults on a complete range of equipment
    • To ensure that whenever possible all work is completed at first response ensuring that every effort is made to prevent further breakdowns.
    • Continually review multiple fault equipment and ensure that any machine that displays persistent breakdowns is given the highest priority regarding repair.
    • To ensure that you always have available the technical manuals/documentation relevant to the equipment that you are servicing/maintaining.
    • To hold and maintain the required level of specialist components, fixtures, fittings or spare parts
    • To attend various training courses to assist you to maintain the highest standard of workmanship.
    • Be willing and able to work on your own initiative.
    • Ensure that all relevant company documentation is fully completed and returned to the appropriate Line Manager as required on time.
    • Ensure that you comply with all Company and Statutory regulations regarding Health and Safety.
    • Plan scheduled maintenance and create relevant procedures

Qualifications and training required:

  • Experience of working as a maintenance engineer within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of CNC machinery, Lathes, Milling/Turning
  • Competent in electrical maintenance and PAT testing
  • Higher national diploma (HND) or an advanced or higher apprenticeship in manufacturing or mechanical engineering.
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering is desirable

Personal Attributes:

  • An ability to work well under pressure
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Relevant technical knowledge
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Efficiency and organisation
  • Team working skills


  • Basic rate of £xxx to £xxx per hour (depending on experience), plus paid overtime paid
  • 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday, early finish at 1pm on Friday
  • 25 days holiday
  • Competitive pension plan under salary exchange scheme

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