Maintenance Engineer / Fitter

Gap Personnel
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a number of permanent opportunities based in Swindon for Maintenance Engineers. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a well established and growing business who can provide training and support for the right candidates.

Role Definition

  • Production support within a manufacturing environment
  • Maintaining the efficiency and performance of all mechanical and electrical production equipment
  • Working independently and as part of a team to achieve department objectives
  • Understanding and troubleshooting of complex mechanical and electrical systems
  • Working in high pressure situations and to tight deadlines

Highly Desirable Experience

  • IEE regulations knowledge
  • PLC fault finding/diagnostics (Allen Bradley/Device Net)
  • Experience of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits/systems
  • Machining skills
  • Excellent workshop equipment experience
  • Experience of working to tight project schedules with a focus on continuous improvement

If possessed, the following skills would be a distinct advantage:

  • Time served as an apprentice in a mechanical/electrical engineering background or significant experience in a mechanical/electrical engineering background within an automated production environment.
  • A solid working knowledge of robot systems and CNC controls (Motoman/Panasonic)
  • 17th Edition IEE Regulations
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

What We’re Looking For

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • A flexible, dynamic & self-disciplined personality
  • Strong team working skills
  • A highly motivated and committed individual, with drive and enthusiasm

Hours 39 per week covering shifts or working on fixed night 22:00-06:00.

Shifts 0600-1400, 1400-2200, 2200-0600

Salary competive and shift allowance is paid in addition.