Maintenance Engineer - Electrical & Mechanical

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer - Electrical & Mechanical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Accrington
Salary: £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-16 00:00:00
Reference: J 001
Contact Name: Stephen Windle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2019 10:12

Job Description

Our client, located in Accrington, is looking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Engineer with a strong Electronics background.

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader the ideal candidate will focus on ensuring that the electrical equipment, mechanical machinery and power systems are regularly maintained and inspected.

The role will require:
  • Carrying out scheduled, planned maintenance work of machinery, ancillary equipment and site services in order to minimise breakdowns
  • Investigate plant failures and carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Perform Electrical and Mechanical installations
  • General repairs and servicing of machinery to specification and on time
  • Breakdown Response - Perform necessary repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimise inconvenience whilst keeping Team Leaders / Managers fully informed of progress
  • Portable appliance testing
  • Maintenance of administrative records for internal audits
  • Supporting of 5S initiatives and maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment ensuring that all equipment is used in accordance with safety regulations and Company policy.

Essential Experience:
  • Experience of working in a maintenance environment
  • Previous Electrical maintenance experience 
  • A good standard of English and Maths
  • Organised, methodical and with an attention to detail
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Enthusiastic and flexible in your approach
  • Ability to learn an in–house computer system

Salary & Working Hours

4 on / 4 off shifts

2 x days   - 7.00am - 7.00pm
2 x nights - 7.00pm - 7.00am

Break allowance of 1.5 hours per shift.

42 hours per week

£35'000 per year