Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Leicestershire, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer job in Leicester. Days shifts, Mon - Fri (occasional shift cover required)

Established for over 50 years, this company is well known Leicester business but is actually, a multi-national business with sites across Europe and, more recently, in the USA. They are an innovative and customer-driven business, always looking to improve performance through the use of the most high tech machinery available. They are fully aware that their best asset is their people and they continually look for ways to keep their employees challenged and stimulated offering excellent job satisfaction.

Your new role
You will provide a mechanical engineering service to the production units in terms of maintaining mechanical machines to achieve minimal downtime and reduced engineering costs. Your main duties will include:

To be flexible and motivated at all times and respond to breakdowns quickly and efficiently
To be active in highlighting areas for planned maintenance as well as planning and execution of the works, to achieve minimum downtime and cost effective implementation.
To be aware of maintenance expenditure at component level and the need to reduce stock levels as applied to the assessment of component life by continuous monitoring.
To be committed to reducing downtime and providing a quality engineering service to the production department.
To establish good working relationships within and across departments and give assistance wherever possible to further the development of the organisation.
To be aware of technical issues within the department.
To continually develop your skills and highlight areas where personal or organisational advancement can be made.
To fault find and rectify any issues skills.
To foster safe working principles throughout the organisation and to highlight concerns or practices that contravenes safety.
To report any accidents or unsafe practices to the Engineering Manager or appointed deputy.
What you'll need to succeed
You are a skilled Mechanical Maintenance Engineer form a manufacturing background. Ideally apprentice-trained, you hold the relevant qualifications to enable you to complete work well and safely. You are used to working on your own initiative and can follow PPM schedules. Able to respond quickly to breakdowns, you understand the importance of keeping downtime to a minimum. You are a team player who can support others and can be flexible about working shifts when required.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary of £40k and a flexible benefits package which includes a pension scheme. There is also onsite parking. You will be working for a highly respected employer who likes to promote from within and up skill their employees to be the best they can be. They will welcome your knowledge and expertise and give you the freedom to implement new ideas to improve processes and systems. You will be working within a team of highly skilled Engineers on top of the range equipment where your skills will always be kept up to date.

What you need to do now
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