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Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference: VR/01323

Job Start Date: 2 December 2019
Position Type: Contract

Sector: Automation Machinery, Maintenance, Manufacturing
Role: Electrical, Maintenance
Location: Milton Keynes


About the job

Maintenance Engineer CONTRACT (Thursday to Monday) 

£up to 40ph DOE

Duration 6 months

Milton Keynes


Main purpose:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Maintenance Engineer will be required to provide hands-on technical assistance not exclusively of an electrical nature in the maintenance, installation, commissioning, fault finding and de-commissioning of injection mould machinery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide rapid technical assistance in the resolution of equipment and plant malfunctions, carry out fault-finding repairs and refurbishments as necessary.
  • Develop and refine local operating procedures to maximise efficiency and minimise waste (scrap, re-work and unplanned inspection).
  • Develop and maintain process and plant efficiency and utilisation measures to use as a tool for continuous improvement.
  • Continuously strive to eliminate and reduce waste of any kind within the manufacturing process, scrap, re-work and consumables.
  • Develop and implement planned maintenance of jigs, fixtures, plant and other equipment to minimise efficiency losses to production whilst carefully controlling costs.
  • Assist in the integration of new plant and equipment into the production environment.
  • Set and strive to improve housekeeping standards through the use of the 5S approach

Experience and Qualifications

  • Time served apprenticeship with the relevant C & G Electrical qualification plus 17th edition or relevant engineering degree, HNC or HND.
  • Experience of Injection Moulding machines
  • Ability to manage projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrable track record of problem solving and Fault finding
  • Experience on complex production machinery
  • Able to use own initiative to effectively manage and prioritise workload.
  • Able to work inclusively in a team environment.

Please note ALL applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK


Maintenance Engineer / Multiskilled / Multi Skilled / Multi-skilled