Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Westbury
  • Salary: £48,465

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Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Maintenance engineer

We are seeking a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer to join our Clients team in Westbury Wiltshire.

An overview: 

You will be joining a forward thinking business with a national presence where the company takes pride within their engineering team.

As an engineer you will be operating a well established site and optimising machinery output and quality and minimise plant down time through effective preventive maintenance.


Week 1     7am-5pm Monday to Friday, Saturday 7am-12:00 55 hrs.
Week 2    11pm-7am Sunday to Thursday -T 40 hrs. (call out cover 5pm-11pm)

Key Duties:

  • Assist in building an up-to-date PPM system and ensuring planned maintenance is carried out professionally and promptly.
  • Ensure the Engineering maintenance carried out in line with the current schedule and effective and efficient corrective action is taken.
  • Quick and effective response to breakdowns, where possible identifying root cause and suggesting possible improvements to prevent further breakdowns occurring.
  • Communicate unscheduled breakdowns to the Shift Supervisor and work with the operations department to minimise disruption.
  • Reporting and tracking lost time, cause of breakdowns, record parts used/required.
  • Follow good engineering standards and good hygiene practice for the department.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out within company and legislative health and safety and environmental guidelines reporting any issues.
  • Assist in PUWER, LOLER, Risk Assessments and fall out work associated. Ensure compliance through regular process weigher and Liquid meter calibrations (weights and measures Act).
  • Proficient in engineering operations whilst working in hazardous environments (Confined Space Entry, Hot working in confined spaces, WAH)
  • Proficient in site services work procedures.
  • Follow the communicated escalation route for unscheduled plant downtime and minimise downtime by following a good engineering practice.
  • Demonstrate understanding of environmental impacts – DSEAR, Dust controls and Explosion mitigation.
  • Raise spares stock and non-stock request forms/emails.
  • Participate in Mechanical projects and installations – Elevators, conveyors, machine installs, machine refurbishment.
  • Participate in Electrical projects and installations.

The Candidate: 

It is essential you are qualified in a relevant engineering trade with engineering experience and an advanced apprenticeship in engineering.

You will also have a full understanding of mechanical processes and desirably electrical or welding experience. You will have a self motivated attitude with the ability to multi task along with excellent communication skills.

Must be qualified with IEE 17th or 18th edition desirable.

What you will get in return: 

  • £45215 per annum
  • Additional £3250 call out premium per annum
  • 31 days holiday allowance
  • 5% pension
  • Life assurance
  • Various lifestyle benefits, such as cashback perks, exclusive shopping discounts from well-known retailers, and discounted cinema tickets!
  • Wellbeing resources, including free online health advice & support, and wellbeing assessments
  • Free staff parking

If this sounds like the position for you then please get in touch, we would love to discuss further with you.

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