Maintenance Engineer

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    £41082 per annum

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    Paul Martin

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    about 2 months ago

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Automation Maintenance Engineer - Swansea

The Maintenance Engineer role
Reporting to the Engineering Team Coach on a rotating shift basis, you will be responsible for performing corrective/preventive maintenance tasks compliant with Asset Care Schedules and recognised diagnostic procedures to resolve automation asset faults and breakdowns.


Salary: From £34,712 p.a. up to £41,082 p.a.(dependent on experience) . This shift pattern also attracts a shift allowance of £374.53 per month.
35.5 hours per week - Full time. This is a Reserve role covering other Engineers when on Annual Leave/Sick etc. The role will cover early, late and night shifts. 
A high degree of flexibility is required. When not covering Annual Leave/Sick etc. the shift times will be 7:00 - 15:00.

Responsibilities for the Maintenance Engineer:

- Perform day-to-day delivery of maintenance tasks, specifically preventative/predictive maintenance, and corrective maintenance and conduct performance improvement initiatives.
- Provide effective and efficient support to the Plant Engineering Manager, Maintenance Team Leader and Engineering Team Coaches, including input into the compilation of end of shift reports, root cause analysis, fault logging and data entry.
- Identify the root cause of automation faults/breakdowns and prioritise corrective actions to meet operational processing objectives in association with team leaders, making full use of the relevant central support systems.
- Monitor and review day-to-day equipment performance and improve automation outputs in partnership with operations.

Requirements of a Maintenance Engineer:

Qualified in electrical and mechanical engineering (minimum ONC Electrical Engineering – or equivalent), you will have experience of working as part of an effective maintenance team through a period of considerable change and investment in technology.
With a detailed understanding of Health & Safety legislation you will have first-hand experience of maintaining automation equipment, ideally Programme Logic Controllers (PLC), along with a flexible approach and the ability to communicate complex issues effectively.

Perfect Placement are specialists in Engineering Recruitment. We specialise in local, national and world wide Engineering and Manufacturing Recruitment. If you are looking for a new role within Engineering please contact Paul Martin our engineering specialist today.