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Lead Maintenance Engineer

Location Strabane, County Tyrone
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 15 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Jordan McMaster
Job Ref JM764_1578574981

Job Description

Lead Maintenance Engineer

Strabane

£39,000

Grafton Engineering is working in partnership with a leading local food manufacturing business that have a worldwide customer portfolio. My client is recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to be based at their offices in Strabane. This is an exciting time for a Lead Maintenance Engineer who has worked in a similar role to carve a career in a renowned business during an exciting period of growth.

Key duties include:

  • Carry out preventative and reactive maintenance, ensuring that production downtime is kept to an absolute minimum.

  • Maintain accurate maintenance records.

  • Lead projects with new machinery/ equipment installation.

  • Provide technical assistance to other departments when needed.

  • Identifying key maintenance issues and drive continuous improvements.

  • Provide support and training to Apprentices.

The Person
Essential:

  • Time-served and qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical engineering coupled with strong mechanical skills along with 5 years industry experience.
  • Previous experience within a maintenance role, preferably food industry.

  • Good working knowledge of single/ 3 phase electrical installations and equipment.

  • Ability to diagnose faults on electrical control circuits, general electrical, mechanical and pneumatic equipment.

  • Have a working knowledge of PLC controlled equipment.

  • Have the ability and experience to setup and program motor inverters and various control gear including temperature controllers, counters and timers.

  • Experience with pneumatics and hydraulics.

  • Comfortable reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical drawing.

Desirable:

  • Fabrication skills i.e. tig welding

  • Driving licence

  • 17th/18th Edition qualifications

Interested Maintenance Engineer, who feel are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Maintenance Engineer, job in more detail please contact me Jordan McMaster now on 02890 323 333 or 07976985386

REF: SPENG

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