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Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alness
Salary: 30000 - 40000
REF: BE500
Contact Name: Claire Cookson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Our Client is part of one of the fastest growing pure play filtration businesses in the world! Specialising in the manufacture of unique porous plastic solutions to 1,000’s of customers within the Healthcare, Electronics and Consumer markets across 100’s of countries, their products help to make the world cleaner, safer and more productive.

A rare opportunity has become available for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join the Alness based team, being responsible for maintaining the facility and all equipment used in the manufacture of products and the operation of the business.

Key responsibilities will include, although not be limited to:

· Maintaining and operating the preventative maintenance system that incorporates manufacturing & facility equipment.
· Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance 
· Responding to unplanned repairs and breakdowns
· Fault diagnosing and repair of equipment
· Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
· Creating /modifying maintenance procedures
· Managing stocks of spare parts
· Calibration to relevant standards for key process and measurement equipment 
· Arranging 3rd parties to perform maintenance/calibration tasks where required
· Controlling and maintaining tooling in manufacturing
· Programming and machine setting as required

Other duties as required: 
· Modifying equipment to improve performance and efficiency
· Installing & Commissioning new equipment

This position would suit a ‘hands-on’ candidate with relevant qualification and a strong background in maintenance engineering gained from within a modern lean manufacturing environment. 

Essential experience and skills:
· Competent in areas of electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems 
· Ability to troubleshoot complex manufacturing processes
· Strong engineering & technical knowledge
· Excellent problem solving skills
· Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and ability to manage own workload
· Good written and verbal communication skills
· IT competent

The successful Maintenance Engineer will have the opportunity to develop their skills and career within a successful and growing team, while receiving competitive benefits including:
· Attractive salary which is negotiable based on experience
· Annual bonus - 10% of salary based on performance
· Pension plan
· Annual performance related pay reviews
· Day shift Monday - Friday in modern manufacturing environment
· 32 days holiday pa.