Maintenance Engineer

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 2 months ago
Start date Asap
Contact Aisling Reid
Job reference BAME0220_1582283912

Job description

As Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for the continuous, smooth running of the equipment and machinery. You will play a vital role in the efficiency, development and progress of production processes. You will work as part of a team to deliver the highest quality product to our customers by providing well maintained, efficient machinery and equipment for Production Operatives to use.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To plan and undertake routine scheduled maintenance
  • To work as part of a team to meet production targets as set out by the sales teams
  • To respond to breakdowns in a timely manner and repair equipment as necessary
  • To diagnose faults and breakdowns to identify root cause
  • To obtain specialist components, fixtures or fittings
  • To ensure compliance with Health & safety legislation
  • To create and maintain maintenance procedures
  • To manage stocks of maintenance supplies and equipment
  • To fabricate equipment for development work and production processes
  • To work with Management team to develop processes and implement new products. Also to suggest improvement ideas for processes and machinery
  • To coach and train production operatives on use of and maintenance of machinery and equipment. To assist new team members and share your knowledge
  • To source and drive to collect parts for machines and equipment where necessary
  • To work cooperatively with all employees in Production, Admin, Finance and Installation teams
  • To ensure all quality standards are adhered to. Also to stop production, if judged appropriate, to correct quality problems
  • To ensure any issues which could lead to non conforming products are reported to the appropriate personnel, team leader, maintenance, management etc if unable to resolve yourself
  • To ensure your work area including tools, equipment and parts are kept tidy and housekeeping standards are adhered to at all times

Skills Required:

  • Ability to respond positively and work well under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the relevant technical knowledge. Work will be predominantly mechanical but some basic electrical work will also be required
  • Have good diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Be efficient and well organised and to work in a tidy manner
  • Have strong team working skills and be able to work cooperatively with people at all levels of the business
  • Be able to motivate others as well as negotiate and persuade
  • Be adaptable and flexible, as working environment will require you to move from task to task as demands on priorities dictate
  • The capacity to understand a range engineering functions and procedures and to be able to read basic engineering drawings
  • Be able to fabricate and weld using various forms of welding
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment such as chop saws, guillotines, brake press and pillar drills etc. Also hand tools such as riveters and hand drills
  • Valid UK Driving licence

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