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Maintenance Engineer
Newton Abbot, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
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Job Reference: BBBH15953
Added: 25 Jun 2019
Job Description
Maintenance Engineer
Newton Abbot
Permanent, mixed shift pattern
Competitive salary + enhanced shift rate

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Maintenance Engineer in a busy production environment. We are looking for a motivated maintenance specialist with strong electrical and mechanical skills.

The successful candidate will be a confident engineer that will continuously look for ways to improve processes and will champion H&S standards. This is a hands on role that will demand strong analytical and problem solving skills. The ability to confidently utilise lean manufacturing practices would be a strong advantage.


Key responsibilities:
*Ensure repair tickets are responded to in a timely manner and closed out immediately
*Ensure machinery and equipment is repaired and maintained to the highest standard
*Understanding priorities and production needs and figures to effectively prioritise repair of critical equipment whilst maintaining good communication and standards
*Keep accurate maintenance and repair records
*Make recommendations and implement for continuous improvement

About you:
*Strong electrical and mechanical skills
*HNC/ ONC desirable
*Knowledge of 17th/18th Edition wiring regulations
*A strong production background with an understanding of lean manufacturing
*Excellent verbal and written communication
*An excellent awareness of health and safety
*Happy to work a variety of shifts, 40 hours a week
*Shifts are 5 on, 2 off and range between 6am-10.30pm - 1 week a month you would be required to work 10pm-6.30am (all shifts after 6pm will be an enhanced rate)
*Ability to work occasional overtime (enhanced rate)


If you are interested in discussing this engineering or other roles further, please get in touch for a confidential chat with India at the Truro branch of Acorn people or send an email to, india DOT bundock AT acornpeople DOT com
Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing, LEAN Manufacturing, Production


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