Maintenance Engineer - mechanical bias in Leicester, Leicestershire, UK

Employer: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire, UK

Hours:

Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 per annum, negotiable, inc benefits, OTE

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer job in Leicester. Day shifts, Monday - Friday. Early finish on Friday.

Your new company
You will be joining an established Leicester business which, although it has experienced extensive growth in the last few years, still has a family-run feel about it. This company realises that its biggest asset is its people and it looks to attract the best talent available and rewards its staff for work well done.

Your new role
Your role is to maintain all plant and machinery in a timely and efficient manner and to carry out scheduled routine maintenance of machines and supporting services and to fault find and repair machines as required. You will be part of a planned maintenance team and your key responsibilities will include:

  • To investigate reported faults, identify the cause and decide the necessary course of action to rectify the fault.
  • Following PPM schedules
  • To isolate the machine and make safe as required.
  • Mechanical repairs would entail dismantling and re-assembling of machine components including any hydraulic or pneumatic systems.
  • To be aware of and observe personal health and safety, and that of fellow members.
  • Co-operate with Managers.


What you'll need to succeed
You will have a strong, practical engineering background and will be conversant with present and emerging technology, with an up to date knowledge of equipment and techniques. Your understanding of Engineering, manufacturing and operational processes and standards is up to date as you have recently done a similar role within manufacturing. You have experience of fault-finding and repairing machinery as well as an ability to find faults using machine drawings and documentation. You have a flexible approach to work and are self-motivated and able to prioritise own workload.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary of up to £33k and be required to work day shifts Monday to Friday. You will also be offered a flexible benefits package which includes an early finish on a Friday. You will be working as part of a skilled Maintenance team where your expertise and skills will be highly regarded and your input will be welcomed by your colleagues and the business as a whole.

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