Maintenance Technician – Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5434
  • Date Posted: 6 March 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Maintenance Technician / Mechanical Engineer with excellent engineering, fault finding / troubleshooting and machine / equipment repair skills is required for a busy Plant in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

 

SALARY: £25,000 per annum (depending on experience) + Benefits

LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

SHIFT WORKS: Flexibility Essential, Potential to work 4 on 4 off

 

** Excellent Career Development Opportunities Available **

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS: Candidates will come from a Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering Background with experience working with heavy duty machinery within a factory, plant or manufacturing setting or come from an Ex-Forces background working with heavy equipment.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Maintenance Technician / Mechanical Engineer with excellent engineering, fault finding / troubleshooting and machine / equipment repair skills.

Working as the Maintenance Technician / Mechanical Engineer you will ensure the Company’s Plant availability is optimised, contributing to the forward planning of engineering works. providing first-line planned maintenance and troubleshoot repairs for site machinery at the Plant. 

As the Maintenance Technician / Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for the day to day mechanical maintenance activities within the plant, providing first line breakdown / defect repairs. Acting immediately and effectively to minimise the loss of plant availability to keep downtime to a minimum using preventive and reactive maintenance procedures in line with site specific maintenance schedules.

As a successful applicant, you will have a great opportunity to join a Company that can offer excellent career development opportunities for the right candidate.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Maintenance Technician / Mechanical Engineer:

  • Plan first line breakdown / defect / fault repairs
  • Closely monitor the safe running of the plant and report to the supervisor or manager any engineering concerns
  • Prepare and co-ordinate the inspection, and effect repairs if required, to all statutory and non-statutory testing actions required to plant and equipment
  • Review and update where required or as and when necessary site maintenance procedures (Site Specific)
  • Ensure pending unsafe conditions are noted and reported to the Plant Manager
  • Be involved with the "out of hours" engineering support group, in providing frontline maintenance support both communicably and physically when required
  • Complete maintenance logs in line with company B.MS System
  • Stand in for the Shift Supervisor in their absence (site specific requirement)

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum requirement formal qualification in Mechanical Engineering (e.g. City & Guilds or equivalent)
  • Hydraulics maintenance / fault finding
  • Working Knowledge of Steam systems on a waste to energy plant
  • Pneumatics
  • Welding MMA/MIG
  • Oxy/propane cutting
  • FLT Licence
  • A willingness to develop in the role
  • Electrical fault-finding experience (desirable)
  • 16th/17th Edition Electrical Qualification (desirable)
  • Heavy Industrial plant Experience (desirable)

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5434

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