Maintenance Shift Engineer

Recruit Mint
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Shift Engineer

Job Role

We have a great new opportunity for a Maintenance Shift Engineer based in Ely. The main purpose of this role will be to support the maintenance of all plant and equipment based across both of the company’s sites. They’re an extremely ambitious company, who have the aim of becoming the leading UK supplier within their market.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Extrusion machines effectively to the required optimum operating standards to ensure minimal downtime
  • Support and work in line with the engineering planned maintenance schedule, and with the continual improvement process
  • Maintain the thermoforming machines, equipment and plant to the required optimum operating standards
  • Diagnose report and resolve any machine, plant and equipment deficiencies.
  • Respond to breakdowns across the business as required
  • Work with the Process Engineering Manager with regard to business / engineering priorities
  • Work with the function area supervisors to understand concerns over machine performance and address accordingly
  • Liaise effectively with the engineering stores to maintain stock levels of parts to ensure key equipment can be continually maintained
  • Work flexible across both sites
  • Support the installation of plant and equipment when required
  • With the role, you will be required to work at height, within confined spaces and with heavy equipment / parts

Person Specification

  • Qualified Electrical / Mechanical Engineer or Technician
  • Proven track record of engineering skills and diagnostic ability
  • Basic IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good physical fitness & upper body movement due to manual handling
  • The role requires candidates to work shifts, including nights
  • Environment – working outside in all conditions

Hours of Work and Pay

  • £34,000 to £36,000 per annum
  • 4 days on/4 days off (days and nights)

The Company

This company have big ambitions. They believe it is through product development and innovation whilst bringing greater value to the customer, that they can continue to grow. It is a great company to work for who take pride in their employees. This is an opportunity not to be missed.