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  • Location: Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire, England, LU5 4HS
  • Salary: £46,000 - £48,000/year per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering
  • Contact: Jerry Hayman
  • Contact Email: jerry.hayman@therecruitment-group.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01865 264 050
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021

​A Leading Manufacturer of industry-leading equipment is looking to appoint a Lead Maintenance Engineer.

You will be involved in leading a team of Maintenance Engineers on the shift, covering; planned and preventative maintenance across customer sites. Being a key point of contact the role will extend to liaising with site management and ensuring client requirements are met.

The Role:

• Responsible for all service activities on technical equipment which may include maintenance, installation, diagnostics and emergency repairs.

• Planned and preventative maintenance schedules, breakdowns and associated maintenance tasks.

• Carry out regular inspections and diagnose faults.

• Design and implement preventative maintenance plan with other maintenance engineers.

• Work with specialist equipment including PLC’s.

• Involved in the installations of new machinery and other associated automation projects.

• Ensure all machines are safe and fit for purpose.

• Actively promote safe working practices.

• Has a logical and methodical approach.

• Work well under pressure to ensure deadlines are met.

Essential/desirable skills and requirements:

• Electrical fault finding, troubleshooting, improvements, repair, maintenance, installation or commissioning experience.

• Must be Electrically Biased.

• Excellent track record of maximising productivity through minimising breakdown time.

• Previous shift leadership experience would be benefit.

• PLC Knowledge.

• Pneumatics, electronics, hydraulics & mechanical engineering– such as compressors, electrical tools and equipment etc.

• Experience of laundry equipment would be beneficial but not essential.

• Robotics maintenance experience would be an advantageous but not essential.

Hours of work:

Mon – Sun – 4 week shift rotation – 12 hour shifts (Week 1 – 5 x days, Week 2 – 2xdays , Week 3 – 2x nights, Week 4 – 2x nights – Averaging a 40.25 week.

Benefits:

31.5 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, Sick pay, Pension 9% (4% employer contribution/ 5% employee contribution, Healthshield perks

To apply to this fantastic opportunity, please send across an up to date CV or call Jerry Hayman on -1865 264 050.