Maintenance Engineer

Join Our Team as a Shift Engineer!

Are you a maintenance maestro with a knack for keeping machinery in tip-top shape? Do you thrive on a dynamic schedule that offers a perfect balance of work and rest? If so, we have the ideal opportunity for you! Join our team as a Shift Engineer and become a crucial part of our engineering excellence.

Summary of Role: Support the Head of Engineering (HOE) in ensuring the effectiveness of plant machinery, maintenance, and utilities. Undertake proactive and reactive maintenance activities under the direction of the HOE.

Key Tasks:

  • Engineering Operations: Take a full and active role in the operation of the Engineering Department.
  • Health & Safety: Promote good Health & Safety practices within the department and site.
  • Planned Maintenance: Assist with the implementation of all planned preventative maintenance activities.
  • Downtime Reduction: Be proactive in seeking remedies to minimize downtime affecting production.
  • Safe Systems of Work: Follow safe systems of work for engineering activities.
  • Liaison: Coordinate with the Production team to minimize disruption during maintenance or emergency repairs.
  • Machinery Checks: Take a proactive role in daily, weekly, or monthly machinery checks and repairs.
  • Housekeeping: Address day-to-day housekeeping issues covering electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Confidentiality: Adhere to strict confidentiality standards regarding company financial and salary matters.
  • Shift Coverage: Cover shifts day or night when engineers are on holiday, sick, or on training courses.
  • Call Outs: Attend call outs for serious breakdowns if required.
  • Training: Assist with the training of engineering staff.
  • Audits: Help complete health, safety, and environmental audits at all plants and ensure follow-up.
  • Risk Assessments: Assist with risk assessments, COSHH manual updates, and maintain records.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate with all managers, supervisors, and colleagues.
  • Compliance: Enforce and comply with Company Policy on Health & Safety and COSHH requirements.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain required H&S records to comply with regulations and policies.
  • Company Policies: Follow Company Policies, Terms & Conditions of Employment, and laid down procedures.
  • Work Area Maintenance: Keep work areas clean, tidy, and safe at all times.
  • Training & Development: Attend training courses as required and foster good working relations.
  • Continued Development: Complete necessary continued personal development.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of Company business.
  • Ad Hoc Duties: Undertake other ad hoc duties as required.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive Salary: Earn between £42,000 and £43,470 with a rewarding shift pattern.
  • Dynamic Work Environment: Enjoy a varied role that keeps you engaged and challenged.
  • Career Growth: Take advantage of training opportunities and continued personal development.
  • Team Spirit: Join a supportive and collaborative team that values your contributions.
  • Work-Life Balance: Benefit from a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, giving you ample time to recharge.

Ready to engineer your future with us? Click the “Apply” button now or contact us at [Your Contact Information]. Join our team and be a part of something amazing!

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£42,000.00-£43,470.00 per year