Maintenance Engineer

11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose:

To maintain all manufacturing plant, equipment and facilities in good working order. Improve equipment reliability by increasing the mean time between failure (MTBF) while reducing the mean time to repair (MTTR).

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

* Carry out repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe, timely and professional manner.
* Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance schedules (PPM).
* Carry out PPM schedules as necessary and planned work orders as required.
* Operate maintenance Fork Lift Truck and Elevated Working Platform as required.
* Assist visiting specialist engineers when necessary.
* Report breakdown root cause, equipment faults and concerns to management, Group Leader and Lead Tech. · Make full use of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
* Plan / prioritize workload to support production and ensure efficient use of working time. · Fill in job tickets / CMMS on completion of work.
* Manufacture spare parts as required (Simple Bracketry, Gaskets etc…) using lathes, milling machines, welding equipment, etc.
* Typical example of work would be to respond to maintenance request for equipment fault, diagnose fault repair and return equipment to operational service. All work to be carried out operating in a safe and efficient manner. (A process of dynamic risk assessment is operated).
* Identify spares requirements and control / log usage.
* Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment.

Qualifications & Experience:

* Mechanical / Electrical based apprenticeship with City & Guilds or equivalent qualifications.
* Proven experience working with both relay logic and PLC control systems.
* Ability to work on own intiative and also be a fully integrated member of a team.
* Undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with qualified competencies
* Extensive experience as a qualified maintenance/service engineer operating in an industrial environment (Preferably in the FMCG sector).


* Apprentice trained
* Able to read mechanical and electrical drawings
* Ability to logically fault find
* Experience of inverter, servo, DC drives
* Worked with circuits from 415 to 24VDC power & control Carried out PPM
* Understanding of pneumatics Read mechanical drawings
* Produce mechanical drawings
* Worked with conveyors
* Worked with chain, sprocket, belt driven machinery
* Experience of fan applications
* Worked with high speed rotating machinery
* Fabrication experience

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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