Maintenance Engineer

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Maintenance Engineer

  • Location:

    East Lothian

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Operations

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £40000

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Alexander Steele has partnered with a leading food ingredients business based in East Lothian as they wish to add to their engineering department and hire a Maintenance Engineer. Responsible to the Maintenance Supervisor for ensuring the required levels of production are achieved by maintaining plant and equipment to the required standards and dealing with breakdowns effectively and efficiently. Responsibilities of the Maintenance Engineer: •To carry out planned and non-routine maintenance, including breakdown, utilising appropriate testing regimes. •Liaise with management to report any obvious maintenance anomalies and to be familiar with the latest instructions and procedures. •Recommend alterations and improvements for enhanced operation. •Contribute to the installation and commissioning of new equipment and plant. •Provide assistance and work flexibly (with due regard to competence, capability and knowledge) with site staff and tradesmen. •Maintain a high standard of housekeeping within and around the engineering workshop and plant control rooms. •Where required, deputise for maintenance supervisor •Undertake training and provide cover as per business requirements. Qualifications, Skills, Abilities & Experience ESSENTIAL: •Recognised apprenticeship or Electrical trade qualification •Electrical Testing •Electrical fault finding •Electrical fault finding without wiring diagrams •Electrical installation & inspection •Working knowledge of PLC systems •Excellent problem-solving ability •Possess a mechanical aptitude •Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative or as part of a team •Have a can-do attitude •Quality awareness DESIRABLE: •Recognised Mechanical Engineering qualification •Recognised Welding and or Fabrication qualification •Institute of Electrical Engineers 18th Edition Regulations •Willing to learn/train in various areas relating to the position •Welding, MIG, TIG, Arc •Metal work and Fabrication •Practical experience in an industrial scale production environment On Offer: Salary & Hours of Work: •£43, 948 (£40,000 plus an on-call allowance of £3,948) •Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm, 40 hours per week •On Call Rota Requirement, One week in three Company Benefits Package: •8% Company Pension Contribution •33 days annual leave •Life Assurance •Professional Institutions/Memberships •Loyalty Awards •Cycle to Work Scheme •Gym Membership Subsidy •Employee Assistance Programme •Benefits Hub •Health Cash Plan If you are interested in hearing more about it this position, please apply with your most recent CV or contact Iain Shanley for more information about the role.