Maintenance Engineer

Taunton £ 34,000 - £ 40,500 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013780

Due to expansion a leading manufacturer has a new vacancy for a Maintenance Engineer to join the team. An experienced Maintenance professional you will work on both facilities and plant machinery ensuring downtime is kept to a minimum and the plant is kept to the current high standards.



Commutable from: Crewkerne, Taunton, Yeovil, Exeter, Weymouth, Bridgwater, Dorcjester.


Salary: £ 34,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + benefits


Suitable for: Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Electrician, Facilities Engineer.



The Role


You will be tasked with carrying out planned and reactive maintenance activities across the large facility, working in conjunction with other maintenance members to ensure constant running of all plant equipment and facility effectiveness.


Key responsibilities:


Provide reactive and planned preventative maintenance to manufacturing machinery & the facilities.

Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs.

Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make modifications

Work with the maintenance manager to identify areas for improvement

Identify continuous improvement actions to machinery and reduce production down time

Update and maintain internal database to record any fault issues and reordering of parts and products within the engineering department

Supervise and support the work of external contractors



The Person


Apprentice trained in Electrical and/or Mechanical maintenance or HNC

Proven track record of facilities & plant maintenance

Demonstrated ability to use root cause analysis/problem solving process

Good proven diagnostic skills in both electrical and mechanical disciplines

You will have strong attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision including planning of own workload.


For more information send a CV to James Charlett

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