Contractor - Maintenance Engineer

Nelson Permanent Placements Limited
West Bromwich, UK
11 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Nelson Permanent Placements are currently recruiting for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to work with our client who are a Manufacturing organisation based in the Sandwell area.

The maintenance engineer will be responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery, overseeing routine maintenance and organising repairs, and controlling and monitoring devices.

This role is vital to the efficiency, development and progress of manufacturing and processing industries. Working with other professionals, the maintenance engineer will support the improvements of production facilities, reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns and develop strategies to improve overall reliability and safety of plant, personnel and production processes.


·Use your specialist equipment knowledge to facilitate breakdown rectification & repair, as well as planned preventative maintenance, recording any adverse symptoms or trends.

·Rectify engineering breakdowns and offer essential technical support.

·Provide extensive mechanical and electrical fault diagnosis.

·Work as part of the engineering team to promote best practice and give continuous & sustained reliability to production.

·Be working towards and achieve agreed performance criteria as part of the departmental and site KPI's.

·Undertake allocated and preventative maintenance work completing to the highest standards, as scheduled within given time frames, whilst maintaining accurate records of all maintenance actions.

·To respond to and assist with breakdown/emergency situations on any items of plant or equipment as necessary.

·Use hand tools and equipment correctly and safely for carrying out maintenance activities.

·Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods;

·Use measuring equipment and instruments for installation or modification of plants and equipment and for calibration of plants, equipment and controls as necessary.

·Use the correct handling techniques when handling material and equipment.

·Carrying out quality inspections on jobs;

·Report any malfunctions of plant or equipment to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager.

·Maintain the work area in a clean, tidy and safe condition at all times.

·Liaise with all internal and external client departments and customers;

·Maintain all plant and equipment maintenance records up to date.

·Arrange specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components;

·Control maintenance tools, stores and equipment;

·Monitor and control maintenance costs and expenditure.

·Organise routine servicing schedules

·Fitting new parts

·Fire alarm testing

·Painting, plastering and decorating works

·Fixing faults or arranging for replacements to be installed

·Keeping production managers informed of progress

·Making scheduled checks on machinery and parts

·Oiling and cleaning machinery and parts

·Overhauling and replacing parts according to schedule

How to apply:

Please send your CV to the email address detailed below. Should you wish to discuss other opportunities in your area, you are welcome to contact our friendly recruitment team.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Nelson Permanent Placements Ltd. The services of Nelson Permanent Placements Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Please be advised that our client can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom.

Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.

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