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Maintenance Engineer - Mon-Fri, Continental

Salary: £45,000Start date: ASAPLocation: ChesterContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is working with a highly successful and very well-known manufacturing company near Chester City Centre; the company is a global business and one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers to builder’s merchants nationwide. Currently they are looking for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join their team on a 12-h Continental shift pattern.

Location: Chester
Salary: £45,000
Hours: 12 hr rotational day/night shifts Monday – Friday and 1 in 3 Saturday working

The successful candidate will, ideally, be a time served, apprenticeship trained electrically biased engineer, with a good working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic control systems.  

Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Breakdown response and efficient rectification
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification of electrical and mechanical systems involving PLC control
  • Achieve team and individual targets
  • Complete and control all necessary documentation around engineering activities
  • Achieve all activities in line with company regulations and health & safety guidelines
  • Planned preventative maintenance
  • Assist with driving continuous improvement and lean activities

Skills and Competencies:
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Motivated to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and assume responsibility
  • Maintenance of machinery, plant and equipment
  • Relay logic and hard wired systems fault diagnostics
  • PLC/HMI bus systems knowledge
  • Medium to heavy  mechanical fitting work as and when required
  • Electrical installations to latest regulations
  • Control techniques PLC/drives/Comms

Educational Requirements/Experience:
  • City & Guilds/ONC in Electrical Engineering
  • Time served electrical engineer
  • HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering – desirable
  • 5 years + relevant experience post apprenticeship
  • Ability to read Electrical & Engineering drawings
  • Ability to fault find – good working knowledge of electrical and mechanical drive systems, pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
  • Working knowledge of modern AC & DC drive systems through to standard large motor starting systems
  • Fault finding diagnostics – electrical and mechanical
  • Good working knowledge of PLC’s, pneumatics, hydraulics, variable speed drives (AC/DC)
  • Excellent electrical fault finding skills

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