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Maintenance Engineer

Derby, Derbyshire
£34,000 to £40,000
Job Type
28 Jul 2022

Maintenance Engineer


£35,000 (Depending on Experience)

A proactive autonomous approach to minimising machine downtime is an essential part of this role, so if you are a maintenance engineer motivated by working in an autonomous capacity and are an excellent hands-on problem solver looking for a new challenge, then read on, as this may be the role for you! In return you will receive industry leading training and support as well as career progression.

Who you'll be working for:

You will be working for a well-established engineering brand that has been an industry leader for over 100 years and have developed key relationships in the UK and Asia. In recognition of their strong brand and continued growth, we're recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to join their manufacturing team.

What you'll be responsible for:

Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that all maintenance works are completed promptly, efficiently and to the correct standard to minimise machine downtime, whilst providing a proactive approach to breakdown reduction and machine uptime.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure the completion of the PPM tasks and formulate improved maintenance practices.

  • Actively champion health and safety, ensuring that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum, it meets the standards set out in the company's health and safety and environmental policies.

  • Be proactive in identifying and eliminating faulty processes by implementing long-term fixes.

  • Complete all maintenance related paperwork to a high standard.

  • Procure spare parts and services where required.

What skills you will have:

  • Electrical knowledge and experience (Primary)

  • Mechanical knowledge and experience

  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic knowledge and experience

  • Computer literate

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent as a minimum in a related electrical engineering qualification accompanied with experience.

  • Ability to understand CNC controlled machinery (Fanuc/Heidenhain/Siemens) including analysis of inputs and outputs of the process to continually improve performance, both in efficiency and quality or willingness to learn.

This position will be on double days (Monday to Friday), with every second Friday off.

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  • Job Reference: 670334408-2
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Optima UK INC Ltd
    Optima UK INC Ltd
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £34,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent