Maintenance Engineer

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hours
Full Time
Posted
54 days ago
Salary
Competitive
Recruiter
AWD Online
Closes
28 Jan 2022
Contract type
Permanent
Recruiter Type
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Description

Maintenance Engineer who has previous experience within a heavy industry (aggregates, concrete, mining or waste) maintenance environment with the ability to fault find and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic issues is required for a well-established company based in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

SALARY: Competitive

LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 40 Hours per Week (Shifts: 06:00 to 14:30hrs, 14:00 to 22:30hrs and 22:00 to 06:30hrs). Potential for Saturday and Sunday Overtime

JOB OVERVIEW

Due to site expansion and restructure, we have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer who has previous experience within a heavy industry (aggregates, concrete, mining or waste) maintenance environment with the ability to fault find and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic issues.

Working as a Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for the daily preventative maintenance and repair of heavy plant equipment to ensure the efficient, continuous operation of the site. Developing a detailed understanding of the facility to continuously improve maintenance systems and ensure they work properly and comply with Health, Safety, Environment and Quality regulations.

As a Maintenance Engineer you will be working as part of the maintenance team as well as working closely with the Shift Supervisor, production teams and contractors, ensuring the day-to-day maintenance and repairs are completed effectively and safely, alongside continual improvements to the production plant.

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

DUTIES

Your duties as a Maintenance Engineer will include:

Responsible to personally carry out Daily, Weekly & Monthly preventative planned maintenance (PPM) activities, in line with the manual and manufacturer’s instructions and that they are recorded in the site logs

Responsible for the workshop area, and tracking/replenishing consumables

Responsible for the spares and sourcing suppliers to ensure spares are readily obtainable, with the longer lead-time critical spares held in stock, resulting in minimal plant downtime

Hands on guidance and training, to assist the teams with both preventative and reactive maintenance requirements associated with the plant and equipment at Leeds

Responsible for the continual operation of the plant, fault finding and breakdowns repairs

Take a proactive approach to providing improvements resulting in minimising downtime and optimising production

Flexible to cover staff shortages and call outs to deal with breakdowns and operational problems, and to carry out other reasonable duties required by the site management

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Must have previous experience within a heavy industry (aggregates, concrete, mining or waste) maintenance environment with the ability to fault find and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic issues

Preferably CGLI, NVQ, BTEC or HND qualified (or equivalent)

Knowledge and experience:

Conveyor belt systems - changing bearings and rollers, fitting skirts
Pan mixers – Replacing arms, tips and wear plates, gearbox repairs
Hydraulics – servicing hydraulic packs, replacing ram seals, valve and hose servicing /repair
Pneumatics – Airline replacement, compressor servicing, valve replacement

Ability to carry out basic welding and fabrication repairs and improvements as required

Strong team worker with the ability to train and motivate others in the understanding of plant and machinery maintenance

Ability to review and improve PPM systems and processes within a growing business, and (in conjunction with the Site Manager and Senior Supervisor)

Willingness to be innovative, work under their own initiative, with strong organisational skills, being able to plan, prioritise and organise various tasks at the same time

Must have a flexible approach to work and be contactable out of hours

Desirable:

Experience within an aggregates, concrete, mining or waste environment

Fabrication and welding experience

Basic industrial electrical knowledge

Holder of an IOSH or recognised safety training certificates

Hold appropriate mobile plant operating certificates, ideally with the ability to train others

Confident and diplomatic communicator, both written and verbal

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7585

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