Maintenance Support Engineer

Ideal Recruit
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
04 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Ideal recruit are looking for Maintenance support engineers, please see the job description below and if it is a role you are interested in with the relevant experience then please call and apply.

Role: Maintenance Support Engineer

Location: Ruabon, Wales

Salary: £29K - £31K Per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

Working Hours: Days 8am – 4.30pm Mon – Thur, 8am – 2.30pm Fridays or shifts 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm.

Our prestigious client is an international Manufacturer and Supplier of Technical Ceramics. As the Ceramic Experts they offer a portfolio of well over 10,000 different Products, Components and Parts, made of a Variety of engineered ceramic Materials. They are used in a wide Range of Applications. There are more than 3,200 Employees worldwide in Europe, USA and Asia.

As an international manufacturer and supplier, they are used in the

• Automotive Industry

• Electronics

• Energy and Environmental Technology

• Equipment

• Mechanical

• Medical Engineering

Our client designs and manufactures piezo ceramic components, sensor, transducers and dielectric ceramic products at two sites in the UK (Ruabon, Wales and Southampton, England) and with a subcontracted production facility in Latvia.


A member of the business units engineering team, with primary responsibility for the maintenance of mechanical equipment and control systems.



• To follow established maintenance systems and procedures

• To recommend, establish and implement effective preventative maintenance procedures for cap-ital equipment where there do not currently exist

• To effectively support all the business initiatives which will move the business forward towards a world class manufacturing one. Initiatives would include ThinkSAFE, find it fix it, 5s, kaizen

• To plan, schedule and undertake routine maintenance work as required and instructed

• To support Production teams by responding quickly to reports of equipment breakdown or failure and ensuring all repairs are undertaken effectively and with minimal disruption to normal production

• To gain a comprehensive understanding of the PLC controlled, and other specialist equipment in order to provide full fault diagnosis, support and repair

• To undertake critical spares analyses for key items of production equipment and to ensure that adequate stocks of spare components are maintained

Will be required to work out of normal production hours as and when necessary, in order to minimise disruption to production.

People & Culture

•• Team player, working from own initiative and resilient

•• Analytical in approach to problem solving and an effective communicator at all levels

•• Supports the behaviour of working as a team, sharing best practice and collaborating with col-leagues across other business units. Fosters functional and cross-functional relationships between Ruabon & Southampton. Understands and lives by the companies Values.

Environmental, Safety, Risk & Compliance

•• To be committed to a strong EHS culture on site.

•• To adhere at all times to Health & Safety / Environmental Statutory and Company Rules and Reg-ulations


Requirements of Role:

•• Educated to at least GCSE grade C standard or equivalent.

•• Formal qualification in an Engineering discipline (BTEC or equivalent)

•• Good level of computer literacy.

•• A minimum of five years’ work experience within a manufacturing environment is essential

•• Proven experience of mechanical repair or production equipment is essential

•• Basic welding experience is desirable

•• Experience of maintenance and repair of PLC control systems is desirable

•• Must be able to demonstrate initiative to resolve problems and capable of working alone

•• Must be a good communicator and able to operate to a high standard within a team-based envi-ronment.


•• Functional/Technical Skills – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

•• Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging.

•• Priority Setting – Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.

•• Time Management – Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; can attend to a broader range of activities.

•• Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and ex-ternal customers; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Always developing to continuously improve the status quo, moving the business forward.

If this sounds like a role for you and you have the relevant experience, please call Josh now on 01282 430138 and apply. Please note the experience required is vital for the role.

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