Maintenance Engineer

Reading, UK
19 Jul 2019
17 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Engineer (Electrical) £35,966, OTE 40-42K, 10% pension, 33 days holiday, 3 on 3 off 2 on 2 off (Days and nights) Thatcham.

Training available - PLC Siemens S7 level 1

Overtime rates up to £24.88 per hour


About the role

Are you a motivated maintenance engineer looking to work with a forward-thinking business?

Do you like getting your hands dirty, working hands-on within a heavy industrial engineer environment?

Do you like the sound of working at a company which is currently heavily investing within their site on new plant machinery and also within their team on training and development?

If you have answered yes to the above, I may have the role for you.

As a Maintenance engineer, you will be responsible for ppm and breakdown support for a busy production site that produces over 46000 meters of concrete blocks per year. You will be responsible for maintaining plant machinery including belt conveyors, roller conveyors, kiln cars, robotics, shrink wrapping machinery and autoclaves.

You will have the responsibility of keeping breakdown time to a minimum, improving machine efficiency and working in conjunction with the groups LEAN and continuous improvement plans.

Further responsibilities include;
  • Compliance and health and safety.
  • Critical stock control.

About the company

ATA is working with one of the UKs largest building materials manufacturers who is looking for an experienced maintenance engineer to join their team in the south of England. The company, who turn over £350million per annum have over 20 manufacturing sites dotted through the UK. The site based in Thatcham, has been a well-established employer in the area for over 40 years and has seen continuous periods of significant growth in recent times. This has allowed them to invest heavily into the site, running continuous improvement projects, training and developing employers and buying new plant machinery. The ongoing investment within the site has cemented their long-term commitment to the local area of being a employer of choice for the foreseeable future.

About you

As a maintenance engineer should have the following:
  • Strong electrical skillset, ideally from working within an industrial environment (Dusty, hot and heavy).
  • Recognised electrical qualification (Level 3, or above)
  • Strong electrical fault-finding skills.
  • Some mechanical knowledge and happy to pitch in when needed.
  • The ability to work within a proactive nature.

My client is also an advocate for employing ex-forces engineers.

The benefits

Joining our client, you will be joining a reputable business who offer fantastic training and benefits including a pension matched up to 10%. You will be joining a company that has seen an impressive increase in their profit over the last 5 years which has allowed them to acquire some of their competition, build new sites and invest within training and development of their staff.

If you think you are the right maintenance engineer for this market leader, please press apply, call Ashton on, or email your CV too

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