Maintenance Engineer

Oxfordshire Permanent £40,000 - £43,000
  • New site set up
  • Career building opportunities

About Our Client

This is a market leading company that supply products directly to the consumer from their multiple sites across the UK. Due to continued growth & investment they are opening a brand new site in the Oxfordshire region. You will be part of a new exciting team, working with the latest technology in the industry, supporting the wider Engineering function with site set up on a mixture of mechanical & electrical equipment.

Job Description

As the Maintenance Engineer, you will be a key member of the engineering department, working in an automated facility. This role will require you to work on both Electrical and Mechanical equipment in a fast paced, demanding environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initially, support site set up of all new equipment
  • Ensure all planned preventative maintenance schedules are completed to high standards every time.
  • Carry out repairs/ maintenance tasks, with a first-time fix approach.
  • Ensure any spares are booked out to the correct asset.
  • Ensure any Company Quality Health & Safety objectives and statutory obligations are adhered to at all time.
  • Deal with all breakdowns effectively ensuring the outage time is not affected from parts availability
  • Communicate with Operations Team ensuring all planned preventative maintenance schedules are maintained and equipment serviced appropriately.
  • Responsible for the surpassing of all KPIs and delivering a high level of customer service and ensuring targets are met.
  • Responsible for the continual improvement of process/methods of the sites operating practices
  • Identify and repair faults on a continual basis to ensure Customer Service levels are maintained and premature MHE failures do not occur.
  • Responsible for fault diagnosis and problem solving
  • Liaising with external providers in regard to trouble shooting, mechanical faults and failures and equipment breakdowns

Working Hours: Initially Day Shift, then moving onto Panama Shift

The Successful Applicant

A Multi-Skilled Engineer with a 50:50 split or an electrical bias, ideally with experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment & the following:

  • A recognised Engineering qualification (NVQ Level 3/HNC)
  • An understanding of PLC Systems would be advantageous
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and able to suggest ideas for improvements
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and build effective working relationships with others.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic business environment ensuring targets and deadlines are achieved
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive approach to work and tasks
  • Able to work without direct supervision and remain motivated to achieve set targets
  • Must be an effective communicator and able to develop good working relationships with all levels of personnel across all teams.

What's on Offer

Circa £40,000 - £43,000 (Including Shift Allowance)

Anthony Baker
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9423

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Maintenance, Reliability
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Anthony Baker
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9423
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