Assistant Works Engineer

Oldham Technical
£27,500 per annum + Call Out Allowance, Pension & 25 Days Holiday
31 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Major Recruitment are working in partnership with a thermal processing client who operate an international network of facilities serving a wide range of industries including, aerospace, defence, automotive, power generation, oil and gas, construction, machine building medical and transportation. They are world’s largest and most respected provider of thermal processing services and a vital link in the manufacturing supply chain.

They employ over 5,700 people globally, in 26 countries spread over 190 locations. They recognise that the success of their business depends upon the skills, commitment and loyalty of their people and strive to offer a working environment where these attributes are rewarded and valued.

We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Works Engineer to carry out engineering and maintenance work on site, completing the necessary documentation and liaising with colleagues regarding projects, problems & health & safety.

The idea candidate will have some form of electrical and technical experience.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:-

·May be required to work at other sites from time to time.

·Communicate with the Site Manager about projects, problems, health & safety, budgets, etc.

·Attend call outs, sometimes as part of a rota but depending on sickness & holidays. Rotas are not fixed & from time to time are open to change.

·Carry out all planned & predictive maintenance tasks on time & accurately.

·Log all non-conformances, faults & errors into the Computerised Maintenance Management System.

·Assist the Works Engineer with projects for your site.

·Report any violation of health & safety procedures, including deviation from permit systems.

·Advise areas where you require training.

·Ensure there is sufficient engineering cover at all times, including holidays and periods of absence (where reasonably practicable).

·When requested attend any of the UK sites to aid the Site Engineers in major reactive tasks.

·React if there is a problem during breaks & lunch (reschedule break/lunch).

·Stay after normal hours if contractors are working on site or there is a problem.

·Ensure all contractors working for you have up to date Public & Personal Liability insurance.

·Ensure all contractors working for you are using the correct PPE for the site & task.

·Ensure all contractors are aware of site specific health & safety procedures.

·Ensure all contractors follow strict permit systems.

Education, Skills and Experience:-

    Experience in production engineering would be an advantage.Electrically qualified.


    Our client currently operates a defined contribution pension plan (3-10%), 4x salary life assurance if a member of the company pension plan, 2x if not a member the pension plan.25 Days Holidays + Bank HolidaysCall Out Allowance

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