Maintenance Engineer

Proactive Recruitment Solutions Limited
19 Jul 2018
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £29,700 + 17 % (£34,750) + OT / On application – 3 Shift

Location: Newton Aycliffe

Industry: Manufacturing

Commutable from: Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Aukland, Durham, Barnard Castle, Darlington, Middlesborough, Hartlepool, Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne


We are delighted to be working with this international business who specialise in the design, development and manufacture of metal automotive components.

Due to ongoing growth and an extremely positive year, there is an immediate, permanent requirement for a Maintenance Engineer to join the successful operation in Newton Aycliffe.


To provide breakdown support to manufacturing areas, carry out improvements and preventative maintenance on equipment on site.

Key tasks;

Renovation and routine maintenance of assembly equipment

Timely response to equipment stoppages

Improvements to assembly equipment (kaizen)

Adherence to departmental systems (Pm, recording downtime)

Key performance indicators such as equipment OEE

Skills, Qualifications and Experience necessary

You will need both an electrical qualification and robot experience.

City & Guilds 17th edition regulations

Completed a recognised electrical or mechatronic apprenticeship

HNC / ONC electrical qualifications preferred

Reasonable level of mechanical aptitude including welding, fabrication and mechanical fitting

IT literacy, applications such as, Word, Excel, AutoCAD

Experience with PLC (programmable logic controllers) and HMI’s (human machine interface)

Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Knowledge of the Mig welding and Spot welding process

Ability to coach others

Experience within an automotive maintenance environment

Working to the latest European Health and safety harmonized standards

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