Maintenance Engineer

Job title: Maintenance Engineer

Reference: E110666

Location: Liverpool

Duration: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Pay rate: To £46,300 + great benefits

GPW are seeking Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Engineers to work in the automotive industry. This is a rare opportunity to work for a world leading, multinational company who can offer security as part of their ongoing and long term investment in electric vehicles.

Opportunities exist for both Mechanical, and Electrical Maintenance Engineers to play a pivotal role in ensuring production machinery, assembly lines and equipment are maintained and repaired as required to ensure the maximum operation uptime, working to all relevant procedures to ensure Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Environmental objectives are met

As the Maintenance Engineer you will be required to:

  • Perform fault-finding and diagnosis on a range of Siemens PLC controlled equipment
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance on a range of pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyors, CNC machines and robots in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations and industry standard practices
  • Be responsible for the recording of all work undertaken
  • Analysis and resolution of Electrical and Mechanical faults and repairs, driving for continuous improvements to machinery
  • Follow safety procedures and risk assessments
  • Work alongside other Maintenance Engineers to combine a great deal of initiative and enthusiasm with a sound understanding of electrical and mechanical issues
  • Work with Vendors, Production and Process Engineering teams to ensure optimum uptime and improvements to machines
  • Work a shift pattern in line with production scheduling which would incur a premium payment

The Maintenance Engineer will need the following skills:

  • Previous experience of working in a Maintenance Engineering role with experience of preventive maintenance, fault-finding, diagnosis of faults on pneumatics, hydraulics, leadscrews, spindles, PLC and CNC machines and assembly lines ideally
  • Recognised Engineering Craft Apprenticeship and ONC (or equivalent) in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of Profibus systems
  • Siemens S7 PLC, Solution line, Power Line, 840D and Automation Drive Experience
  • Excellent communication skills; Technical cross shift handover / line up
  • Experience of utilising Mechanical & Electrical technical manuals and drawings
  • PC Literate

As a Maintenance Engineer you’ll need to be:

  • Resilient and work well under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Great at multitasking effectively and thrive on challenge
  • A natural problem solver and organiser
  • Flexible with a ‘can do’ approach and able to adapt to a changing environment
  • A strong communicator, capable of building strong relationships across all levels of the business

As the Maintenance Engineer you’ll work a rotating 3 shift system (earlies, lates then nights) and you’ll receive the following:

  • Salary £46,300 pa (gross, this includes your shift allowance).
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • 25 days holidays

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