Maintenance Engineer

Discipline: Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Keaton Smith
Contact email:
Job ref: J898
Published: about 1 month ago

GMP Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer role for a hugely successful manufacturing company located in Hay-on-Wye, on a full time, permanent contract.

The salary for this position is £37,000 per annum which includes the shift allowance, and the successful candidate will be required to work Monday – Friday each week on a 2 week rotation as below:

Week 1:  Monday – Thursday: 05:50am -14:00pm Friday: 05:50am – 13:10pm

Week 2: Monday – Thursday: 13:50pm – 22:00pm Friday: 13:00 – 20:20pm

Note: 1 in every 6 weeks will be a night shift role, this will include free hot drinks and meals in the on-site canteen. 1 in every 12 weeks you will be put onto an ‘on-call duty rota’, which may involve being called into the business on the weekend (this is a VERY rare that you will be called out).

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring machine change over’s, stoppages and breakdowns are undertaken in a timely manner to targets and with minimum disruption to production schedules. You will also undertake planned routine maintenance and maintain schedules ensuring that all equipment and plant are able to operate safely, efficiently, and in compliance with GMP practices.

Maintenance Engineer Main Duties:

  • Adherence and recording of defined routine maintenance schedules; covering all equipment and plant.
  • Rapid and flexible attention to all breakdowns/stoppages to minimise loss of production, liaising with Engineering Supervisor and Operational Engineering Manager.
  • Advise Engineering Supervisor and Operational Engineering Manager of any machine or plant which requires major repair or maintenance.
  • Highlight potential areas for improvement within Production area regarding equipment or procedural changes.
  • Liaise with Production on identifying areas for continuous improvement and implement changes using correct change procedure.
  • Strip down, cleaning and reassembling of production equipment as per routine maintenance schedules.
  • Perform machine set ups and changeovers to target times as required in line with production requirements.
  • To actively assist in looking at ways to improve changeover times by procedure and method.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of all documentation and paperwork such as tooling logs, setting sheets, on line working sheets, PPM sheets
  • Improve and maintain the levels of current Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Assist with the training of colleagues as required.
  • The use of workshop equipment to manufacture piece parts and repair as required.
  • Assist with projects on trials, and new product introductions as required.

Maintenance Engineer Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Completed an appropriate recognised apprenticeship in an Electrical Engineering discipline, or proven relevant experience in an industrial maintenance environment.
  • Mechanical Engineer experience within a manufacturing, or equivalent, environment
  • Possess a broad knowledge of; Electrical systems, Pneumatic systems, Mechanical systems and Hydraulic systems
  • BTEC ONC/HNC in Electrical Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of good engineering practice
  • Conversant in the use of hand tools and operating workshop equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English and capable of adapting language to the situation or audience

Immediate starts are available for the successful candidate, so if you are interested, click apply NOW!

GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency.