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Job

Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Leicester

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Simon Gimson

  • Contact email:

    simon.gimson@thornbaker.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0116 429 3102

  • Job ref:

    ME5

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-04

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Simon Gimson

Our client is an established production and engineering company based across several sites in Leicester

Due to business growth, they are looking to recruit experienced Maintenance Engineers to work across their sites

You must have experience of either electrical or mechanical engineering and be from an engineering, production background with knowledge of maintaining and repairing various machinery

Role Responsibilities:

  • To provide electrical and mechanical maintenance to a wide range of CNC and specialist machinery
  • Mechanical repairs to gearboxes, bearings, shafts, drive chains, pumps and tanks
  • Electrical repairs to motors, control panels, wiring, relays, contactors, switches and bulbs
  • Manager and resolve reactive breakdown repairs, reducing machine downtimes to a minimum
  • As required carry out major refurbishment of plant, equipment and machinery
  • PLC fault finding and interrogation
  • Investigate reported faults, identify the cause and decide the necessary course of action to rectify the fault
  • Electrical repairs may involve working with up to 415 volts AC or DC current
  • Planned preventative maintenance
  • Comply with legal requirements and to work within Company health and safety guidelines
  • Candidate will be expected to work across all company sites in Leicestershire

Essential Experience:

  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering 17th Edition
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an Engineering environment which includes experience of fault-finding and repairing CNC multi-axis machines
  • Conversant with Fanuc & Siemens controls
  • Ability to read and comprehend hydraulic, pneumatic and machine schematic diagrams
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, manuals, correspondence and memos
  • Conversant with present and emerging technology, up to date knowledge of equipment and techniques