Maintenance Engineer

Ref: SE14770_1568218171
Posted: 11/09/2019
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum

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Website Hunter Selection

£28,000 – £32,000

Our client is a leading manufacturer within their specialist industry, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to an increase in demand they are looking for multiple Maintenance Engineers to join their team as they grow as a business. This is a very exciting time to join one of the UK’s market leaders within their field.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Carry out fault diagnosis and repair of a wide variety of electro-mechanical systems including hydraulics, conveyors, LP air compressors and associated systems.
*Required to respond to reactive machine breakdowns.
*Ensure that machinery and equipment are maintained to achieve maximum efficiency and comply with all Health & Safety Requirements.
*Adhere to a preventative planned maintenance programme, covering equipment and services as laid down in the company procedures.
*Liaise with Senior Engineers, General Manager, Production Managers and Production staff as necessary.
*Suggest improvements to the line to increase output or reduce downtime.
*Update maintenance log.
*Work as part of an engineering team and develop colleague skillset.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Need to have a background of maintenance engineering, ideally with an electrical bias
*Ideally qualified to City & Guilds 2330 in Electrotechnical
*Ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
*Good working attitude and a willingness to train & develop
*Experience working in a FMCG / Food / Packaging background would be very beneficial although Navy / Army and similar backgrounds will also be considered
*Excellent verbal & written communication skills
*Proven experience of continuous improvement activities
*Strong electrical & mechanical problem-solving skills
*Must be able to safely diagnose and isolate electrical faults

Benefits Package:

*Salary:- £28,000 – £32,000
*Shifts: – Monday- Friday 2-10 ( Late shift)
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Holiday & Regular Overtime

Job ref: SE14770/534

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy –
Hannah Arnold on 01275 371981 or by sending your CV directly to her at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on 01275 371981 and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.