Maintenance Engineer

Platform Resourcing
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Platform Resourcing Limited are a specialist recruitment agency based in South Wales. We work within the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors to supply the best talent to the best place to work

We are currently working in partnership with a modern manufacturing business. This client manufactures a number of injection moulded products and metal pressed prodcuts to be used within the Automotive sector.

The business are currently looking to appoint a skilled Maintenance Engineer to work at the facility based in Monmothshire, South Wales. This is a full time permanent vacancy. In return you will be offered a market leading salary, and a benefits package which includes a company contribution to a pension scheme.

The Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer will be emplyed on a three shift rota pattern. The successful candidate will be responsible for preventative maintenance on machines and equipment, and responding to emergency machine and equipment break downs throughout the plant. The successful candidate will have involvement with new design, installation and movements of existing machines. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring machines and equipment on site are safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, promote and carry out preventative maintenance
  • Installation of new machines and equipment
  • Overhaul, upkeep and repair of all plant machinery
  • Electrical installation
  • Review and advise on engineering requirements and drawings
  • Work with and install single phase / three phase electrical circuits
  • Actively promote safe working practices
  • Work with and coordinate contractors
  • Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with work requested and pre-determined specifications
  • Fault finding, testing and the removal or adjustment of existing fittings, fixtures and parts
  • Where a detailed specification is not provided determine the cause of the fault and then undertake the most cost effective solution to remedy the defect
  • Effective communication including keeping management and relevant parties aware and seeking advice and assistance when required
  • Any other duty as may be required commensurate with the grading of the post and the skill of the post holder

  • Key Skills and Key Requirements
    • Team working and collaborative with the ability to lead and contribute to a team
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate at all levels of the business and with key partners, suppliers and contractors
    • Systematic approach to problem solving with the ability to implement corrective and preventative actions
    • Self-motivated
    • Flexible, change orientated and adaptable
    • Strong decision-making skills
    • Experience of machine installation, overhaul and repair
    • Experience of working with and installing single phase/three phase electrical circuits
    • Knowledge and experience on a wide range of machines
    • The successful candidate will be qualified to:
    HND level in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.Interested? If the answer is yes, then why not apply today and one of our team will come back to you if you are deemed suitable.

    If this post is not suitable for your skills set but you are looking for a similar role why not get in contact and we can discuss other possible opportunities.

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