General Maintenance Engineer

Apex Recruitment
28000.00 GBP Annual
03 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type

General Maintenance Engineer

We are currently recruiting for a General Maintenance Engineer to support and maintain all production equipment at our Metal finishing client. The role of the General Maintenance Engineer will be to work on general engineering breakdowns on preventative maintenance and general upkeep of the facility. The ideal candidate for this position will be Health and Safety compliant and operate to Safe Working Practices and Instructions.

Required skills:

  • Knowledge and practical experience of maintaining industrial equipment
  • Preferably DUAL skilled (Electrical/Mechanical)
  • Experience of repairing and replacing electro-mechanical components such as pumps and motors
  • Excellent diagnostic and fault-finding skills
  • Knowledge of electrical control boards (2 & 3 phase)

Desirable Skills

  • In addition to the skills above any of the below skills would be advantageous
    • Basic plumbing (Plastic solvent type)
    • Operation of manual centre lathe and Bridgeport vertical miller
    • Plastic welding (PVC & PP)

Job Description:

  • Adhere to corporate H&S and Quality Systems
  • Work to professional high standards to ensure servicing, repair of equipment is delivered in a timely manner
  • Maintain clear and well documented records
  • Be proactive, self-motivated and empowered to achieve desired results
  • Adopt a flexible and supportive attitude
  • Be willing to learn and develop additional job related skills
  • Adopt and train to handle various items of machinery & Equipment

Hours of work will be from 7:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Thursday with a 2pm finish on a Friday