Maintenance Engineer

Location Downpatrick, County Down
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, benefits
Published 15 days ago
Contact Patrick Moore
Job Ref PM361_1501667258

Job Description

Maintenance Engineer

Location: County Down

Salary: 30-35k

My client is a leading brand in the food manufacturing sector and one of Northern Ireland's most reputable companies. Due to recent expansion and investment they have a vacancy for a Maintenance Engineer at their "state of the art" County Down facility.

Reporting to: Engineering Manager

Primary responsibility

  • Carry out routine maintenance on all company machinery and equipment to include fault finding, problem solving and minor repairs to minimise down time


  • Repairs to machinery in the event of a breakdown
  • Installation of new plant and machinery
  • Preventative maintenance on plant and machinery
  • Full, accurate and timely completion of all maintenance logs, schedules, etc. to comply with Health and Safety legislation and company, insurance and ISO requirements, etc.
  • Contact external contractors as required and accompany/assist them while on site.
  • Carry out all minor mechanical & electrical repairs in relation to buildings and utilities, planned and executed in such a way so as to minimise risk.
  • Ensure quality procedures relating to maintenance are followed
  • Ensure full and timely reporting of all major breakdowns, significant problems, repair requirements, delays or machine down time to relevant personnel.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant mechanical/electrical engineering qualification - NVQ/OND
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience working on mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills

Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience within food manufacturing

Working hours

The hours of work involve both day and night shifts and will include weekend work (4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on, 4 nights off).

For more information or to discuss in total confidence please contact Patrick Moore on 02890 323333