Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

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OATS Recruitment are currently working alongside an established manufacturing company who are seeking an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer.
The Role:
The successful candidate would be required to work in an independent capacity to carry out preventative maintenance on machines/equipment and respond to emergency machine breakdowns. In addition the Maintenance Engineer will be involved with new machinery specification, installation and movements of new or existing machines and the overhaul and repair of machines/equipment. Ensuring all machines and equipment on site are safe, working efficiently and fit for their designed purpose.
Key Responsibilities:
* Promote and carry out preventative maintenance in line with Company systems.
* Work in a safe manner adhering to Company procedures and policies in relation to health and safety and environmental standards and to ensure all machines are safe and fit for purpose.
* Installation of new plant, machines and equipment - To include pipe fitting & assisting with electrical installations.
* Overhaul upkeep and repair of plant and machinery regarding mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic faults. Including: CNC Lathes, Plastic extrusion machines, Injection moulding machines, Wickman multi spindle lathes, Metal forming machinery, Chilled water and Compressed air systems and associated equipment.
* Review and advice on engineering requirements and drawings.
* Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
* Effective communication – keeping management and relevant parties aware of issues and seeking advice and assistance when required.
* Continuously look for improvements in the manufacturing process in relation to engineering practices.
* To attend training and development opportunities and update records and complete service logs as required.
* A recognised practical Mechanical Engineering qualification to City & Guilds/ NVQ standard at technical level.
* A good standard of Maths and English.
* Mechanical to electrical cross skills qualification.
* IPAF or equivalent qualification for MEWPs.
* Recognised qualification in lifting and slinging operations.
* Within a multi discipline maintenance department, general factory buildings maintenance and of working in a manufacturing environment.
* Fault finding on hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
* Lifting, slinging and overhead crane operations.
* Experience with Wickman multi spindle lathes, extrusion and injection moulding and metal forming machines.
Required Skills:
* Ability to read mechanical and pneumatic/hydraulic drawings.
* Able to work on own initiative.
* Competent in Mig welding and in the use of Manual lathes, millers and grinders.
Working Hours:
-Single shift (days) 39 hours a week.
-8am- 4.45pm - Monday- Friday.
-8am-3.45pm - Friday.
-45 minute unpaid break.
Benefits Include:
* Competitive salary, reviewed annually.
* Pension scheme.
* 25 days holiday.
* Fundraising activities.
* Bonus scheme.
* Life assurance.
* Cycle to work scheme.
* Service and recognition awards.
* Training and development opportunities
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