Maintenance Engineer - Huddersfield - mon - fri shifts - £38k-£41k

14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our exclusive clients are a modern complex component manufacturer in West Yorkshire. They specialise in the design, development, prototyping and manufacture of high specification precision components and sub-assemblies for the automotive sector.

They now have an urgent requirement for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join them to work across their state of the art manufacturing facilities.

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

- To ensure all machines and facilities in the factory are working efficiently and safely.
- To effectively maintain CNC machines, buildings, site services and utilities including hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC, electrics and electronics etc, in a timely manner.
- To carry out detailed analysis of all faults to determine root causes, corrective and preventative actions and to methodically eliminate faults using modern problem solving techniques.
- To implement improvements which deliver increased equipment uptime and efficiency, whilst reducing cost.
- To support a robust and effective preventative maintenance program, fully understand it, and apply its techniques to minimise equipment breakdown.
- To fully understand and apply predictive maintenance techniques.
- To provide maintenance breakdown cover across all manufacturing shifts and all sites, when required.
- To read and interpret machine schematics or engineering drawings using measurements in both Metric and Imperial units.
- Prepare new or modify existing, schematics or engineering drawings for machines and facilities, following any changes.
- To assist in the early detection of machine tool performance deterioration, through the use and understanding of SPC.
- Maintain a sound working knowledge of the mechanical and electrical functions of all machines and facilities by continually learning and implementing best practices.
- To operate all types of toolroom equipment for the manufacture of machinery parts and special tools.
- To implement TPM throughout the factory.
- To assist in the relocation of equipment across sites or within sites.
- To adhere to the principles of 5S in all locations.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate all or most of the following:

- Apprentice trained time served Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer
- Demonstrable experience of maintenance of modern CNC Machines
- Preventative and reactive maintenance of hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC, electrics and electronics etc, in a timely manner.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Maintenance to join a modern and stable manufacturing business who supply their products globally

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