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Maintenance Engineer

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    Dominique Dignam

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    0151 737 5564

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    about 1 month ago

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Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical bias)

45 hours per week and as necessary to fulfil the scope of responsibilities within the post, this will involve some weekend and evening work - flexibility within this role is required

The Maintenance Engineer will have a proactive approach. The function of the department is to support the day-to-day operations through both planned and unplanned maintenance of plant and machinery with an aim to minimise downtime and to maximise daily productivity.

Key Responsibilities Include: -

·         Monitor and rectify mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic breakdowns

·         Ensure all machines are assessed and liaise daily with operators as to any issues or faults with their specific machines

·         Undertake regular stock checks and order replacements as and when required

·         Ensure all stock remains at an acceptable level, and that specific key stock items are constantly available to ensure the provision of a timely and pro-active maintenance service

·         Undertake daily and weekly general routine maintenance

·         Undertake regular and consistent inspections of all equipment to include cranes, access steps, compressors etc. and deal with any maintenance issues as they arise

·         Supervise, train and mentor any departmental apprentices

·         Oversee and manage the timely and effective installation of all new machinery

·         Ensure maintenance disruption is kept to a minimum for all standard maintenance schedules

·         Ensure all relevant Managers are notified and kept updated in the event of a machine failure

·         Carry out regular building and factory inspections to identify and address any maintenance and facility issues

·         Regularly inspect and review all machines to establish any requirement for upgrade

·         Coordinating work performed by sub-contractors

·         Maintain effective working relationships with sub-contractors and suppliers.


Person Specification


·         Industry recognised level 3 qualification in mechanical discipline or maintenance engineering

·         Welding experience

·         Plant level experience with proven man management experience

·         Full driving licence

·         IOSH (Managing Safely) qualification (or equivalent)

·         Knowledge and experience of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic engineering

·         Experience of working on overhead cranes would be advantageous

·         Effective verbal, presentation, written and listening communications skills

·         Ability to work under pressure to achieve company targets

·         Effective time management skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills

·         Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and external stakeholders

·         Diligent attention to detail



·         IPAF 3A & 3B MEWP qualification


Key Behavioural Competencies

·         A positive disposition with the ability able to stay motivated and focused

·         The ability to work independently

·         Conscientious, honest and trustworthy

·         Can adjust to change and be flexible

·         Respectful and possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity

·         Demonstrate sound work ethic and takes responsibility

·         Takes an active interest in the Company’s brand and vision