Chief Maintenance Engineer

Up to £35000 per annum
04 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is one of the market leaders in linen and garment rental and their company supply textiles to Scotland's top hotels and business. Established more than 100 years ago, their successful company employs over 800 staff at their seven modern automated production plants in Cupar, Perth, Newcastle, Coatbridge & Livingston.

They are looking to recruit an experienced, motivated Chief engineer with an electrical bias at their production plant in Coatbridge to lead the engineering team.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be leading a proactive maintenance team on site you will be responsible for reactive and planned maintenance responding quickly to machinery breakdowns along with dealing with daily maintenance duties including planned maintenance ensuring optimum production performance, minimising equipment downtime through a proactive approach to all continuous improvement strategies.

As well as performing both planned and reactive maintenance on a range of production machinery the successful applicant will be involved where necessary to support the introduction of new equipment including Training, Installation, Commissioning, Customer handover and maintenance. Other roles will include providing operational support on potential changes and driving through a continuous improvement culture throughout production. You will also have a high regard for Health & Safety and will also generate orders & communicate with suppliers for any equipment needed for the plant.

The candidate must have a knowledge and understanding of the importance of maintenance in a fast paced production environment. The candidate should possess good analytical and problem solving skills together with a flexible can do approach. You will also have a high regard for Health & Safety throughout the plant.

Normal working 48 hours per week Monday - Friday but must be flexible due to the business needs.

Salary £35,000 per annum

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