Maintenance Engineer

Omega Resource Group
11 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £36,000 - 40,0000

My client is recruiting experienced Maintenance Engineers to join a leading global manufacturer in the automotive industry with a high level of quality and excellent benefits package.

This is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated Maintenance Engineer to join a team responsible for carrying out electrical and mechanical breakdown repair coverage for all manufacturing plant, carrying out planned preventive maintenance (PPM) in line with pre-determined schedules and to assist with training operators and craftsmen (where necessary).

The role may also undertake more complex and detailed project work when machine rebuilds or refurbishments are required.

Positions are available on the following shift patterns:

• 3 shift – rotating 22:00 – 06:00, 14:-22:00, 06:00-14:00, plus 8 maintenance days (these are dedicated Saturday working days).
• 12 hour, 4-shift DuPont pattern.

Remuneration package includes: competitive salary, over-time, 20 days’ annual leave (increasing to 25 days’ holiday after 12 months service) in addition to bank holidays, excellent defined contribution pension scheme and Healthshield cashback scheme.

Main Responsibilities:

• Respond to machine breakdowns with a view to minimizing downtime and improving long
term machine reliability
• Execution of the Lead/Senior Maintenance Engineer’s plan to work preventatively in
addition to reactively
• Use of appropriate root cause analysis tools & 5S
• To actively support a culture of Continuous Improvement, looking at ways to engineer
out persistent problems
• Be cost conscious - achieving savings where possible
• Carry out routine Planned Preventative Maintenance
• Accurately record all maintenance tasks performed on an electronic reporting system
• To train Operators and Craftsmen in performing First Line and Planned Maintenance
Activities as and when required
• You are expected to communicate and liaise with other departments and fellow
maintenance engineers to ensure continuity of information between shifts
• You will liaise with machine tool suppliers/representatives for the purchase of
machine tool spares + resolution of problems requiring 3rd party support
• You must be conversant with Electricity at Work Regulations, COSHH and Safety at
Work Regulations
• You must follow Delphi maintenance work procedures

Qualifications and Experience:

• To have a proven record of being pro-active, self-motivated and flexible when
working in a pressurised environment
• Experience with High accuracy automated grinding, turning, milling CNC machines.
• Strong fault finding skills
• Ability to read Pneumatic, Electrical & Hydraulic Schematics
• Multi-skilled individual with practical experience in CNC / PLC fault finding and
repair. Complete understanding and experience of mechanical and electrical
disciplines. 40/60 split
• Siemens S7 PLC and CNC control experience
• Automation & Robotics experience
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well at all
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team
• Conversant in standard MS office applications

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working in a machine tool, assembly or test
production environment
• Fanuc PLC & CNC control experience
• Allen-Bradley PLC
• Experience with conventional and ultrasonic wash processes
• To have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship
• HNC qualified, or equivalent experience.

For more information or to apply, please call (Apply online only) or email

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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