Mechanical Engineer (Maintenance)
Job title: Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) Salary: Negotiable & Competitive dependent on experience Working hours: Permanent, full-time. Location: Smethwick, West Midlands THE COMPANY: Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) - Smethwick, West Midlands Our client manufactures an exciting range of systems for the construction, automotive, acoustic and audio markets, exporting to numerous countries around the world. They are a leading manufacturer of engineered facade and roofing systems to the architectural sector, complemented by a comprehensive range of fasteners, load bearing components and accessories. They have full in-house testing facilities, as well as 3D design and engineering analysis and also produce a broad range of acoustic mesh and perforated components for the automotive, architectural and audio markets, specialising in visual imaging on facades as well as aesthetic diffusion and absorption solutions. THE ROLE: Maintenance Engineer- Smethwick, West Midlands Our client is currently looking for a Maintenance Engineer to maintain mechanical machinery (Power presses) and equipment throughout the site in Smethwick. You will fault find, diagnose and rectify issues to ensure that smooth and continuous manufacturing can be sustained, as well as undertaking preventative and improvement maintenance tasks to improve efficiency. Key responsibilities for Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) - in Smethwick to include: Maintain plant equipment to high standards Preventative maintenance and periodic testing Report and record on breakdowns and issues Ensure permits to work process is followed and safe working practices are adhered to Liaise with production to ensure improvement achieved in terms machine OEE and that shop operatives involved and undertake roles within the preventative maintenance programme, feeding back to management THE CANDIDATE: Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) - Smethwick, West Midlands The ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced Maintenance Engineer/Mechanical Fitter with recognised mechanical qualifications and /or apprenticeship. Excellent mechanical and fault finding skills are essential and a strong understanding of safe systems of work and the ability to work safely under own supervision. CRITERIA: Maintenance Engineer- Smethwick, West Midlands Experience within a maintenance engineer or fitter role from a Mechanical background essential Experience with power presses advantageous Qualifications/ apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering Experience of hydraulic & pneumatic systems with the ability to fault find and diagnose problems Good attention to detail Strong understanding of safe systems of work and the ability to work safely under own supervision Are you the Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) we are looking for in Smethwick? If yes, please click the apply button today. You will be directed to a short online assessment to support your CV.