Maintenance Engineer

Newcastle upon Tyne Permanent £37,000 - £37,500
  • Lead role on continental shifts
  • Role security with a large contract win

About Our Client

The client have been busy through 2020/21 with recent contract wins that is requiring significant headcount requirements. Located in the Newcastle upon Tyne area this role is commutable from North Tyneside, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Durham, South Tyneside and surrounding areas.

Job Description

  • Completion of effective planned preventive maintenance with an emphasis on breakdown prevention through the continual development of PPM procedures.
  • Shift leadership including workload planning and machine setup & changeover management.
  • Root cause analysis of breakdowns and implementation of effective recurrence prevention plans.
  • Work as part of an engineering maintenance team and collaborate with other departments.
  • Work with Production to organise and complete scheduled maintenance with minimal interruption.
  • Identify cost saving initiatives.
  • General maintenance of equipment across the whole site including planned, preventative and reactive.
  • Support the development and training of apprentices.

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful Maintenance Engineer will have a mechanical bias and must have a full completed a relevant apprenticeship or Lv3+ NVQ
  • Competent IT skills (Excel & Word)
  • Competent carrying out duties on hydraulics, pneumatic, lathes etc.
  • Relevant engineering sector background includes - FMCG and automated work environments.
  • Understanding of food hygiene regulations and and FMCG H&S requirements is advantageous
  • Electrical fault finding knowledge also highly desirable

What's on Offer

Maintenance Engineer with a mechanical bias. Full time staff role working on continentals with OT available. Weekend work is required. Newcastle upon Tyne location.

Charlie Muzzlewhite
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+44 191 490 4126

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