Maintenance Engineer (Nights)

Recruiter
Demob Job Ltd
Location
Gateshead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1243275107
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer (Nights)

Location: Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Salary: £Competitive + benefits

Our client is a leading manufacturer based in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. They now have a requirement for a Maintenance Engineer to join their existing team working night shifts to cover their very busy operation within the factory. You will be the sole engineer on shift therefore you will need to be autonomous and have strong experience in fault finding on mechanically based equipment.

SALARY £COMPETITIVE, SHIFT ALLOWANCE, COMPANY PENSION, 28 DAYS HOLIDAY PER YEAR, MONDAY 8.15PM TO 7.30AM & TUESDAY TO THURSDAY 8.30PM TO 7.30PM

Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:
- The successful candidate will be responsible for the planned preventative and reactive maintenance tasks within the factory across a variety of equipment including blending machines, packaging machinery, conveyors and associated equipment.
- Fault finding on pneumatic systems, carrying out repairs on semi-automated machinery.
- Carrying out planned maintenance tasks.
- Perform small works on building when needed, carry out tasks relating to facilities maintenance.
- Adhering to all health and safety regulations associated with the equipment and the site.
- Complete maintenance logs, write reports on defects.

Maintenance Engineer Applicant Requirements:
- You must be qualified to a minimum of NVQ Level in Engineering Maintenance, Mechanical Engineering or similar related subject.
- Electrical knowledge is also essential and ideally you will hold 18th edition wiring regulations or equivalent.
- You will need to be mechanically biased but also have basic electrical skills.
- Sound communicator.
- Self-motivated, able to work using own initiative.
- Enjoy problem solving.
- Able to work and remain calm under pressure.
- Flexible with regards to working permanent nights.

Maintenance Engineer Benefits:
- £Competitive annual salary.
- Monday 8.15pm - 7.30am and Tuesday to Thursday 8.30pm - 7.30pm. - 28 days holiday per year.
- Company pension scheme.
- Opportunity to join a well-established business with long term job security.

NOTE: My client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy - Marine Engineer, British Army - REME, Mechanical Technician, Royal Air Force - Aircraft Technician.

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