Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: 080720211257
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Archers Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £32,320
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Key Responsibilies:

- The daily maintenance and improvements of Process Plant, Equipment, Site services and Buildings
- Involvement in preventative maintenance systems, mainly in mechanical discipline, but also electrical (up to level of competence) when required
- Maintain records/electrical drawings/information in an accessible and organised manner
- Identify/specify/source spares/parts for ordering
- Assist in the design, specification, selection of parts/equipment/suppliers and implementation of projects
- Liaise with Production Departments to ensure maximum machinery availability and assist with specific calibration activity
- Organise own workload according to site priorities
- Demonstrate willingness to learn and pass on skills and knowledge to others
- Instigate and participate in ongoing continuous improvement initiatives. Identify and action engineering improvements to safety, performance of production machinery and the site services
- Ensure individual commitment to meeting both the engineering and company objectives and work towards improving the profitability of the sites
- Responsible for becoming familiar and complying with all site and engineering safety procedures - should by nature risk assess all activities prior to commencing work

Essential skills:

  • General machining, fabrication and welding
  • Understanding engineering, electrical and pneumatic drawings/schematics
  • Knowledge of safe working practices, relevant codes of practice and legislation
  • Experience working with a CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)

Essential experience:

  • Detailed underpinning of operations and engineering
  • Working within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to interpret data effectively
  • Basic understanding of planned maintenance activities and the requirements for planned maintenance

Essential qualifications:

  • Time served apprenticeship within engineering
  • City and Guilds level 3 in engineering documentation and control
  • 3-5 years direct experience in a similar role within a manufacturing / maintenance environment / process industry.