Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical bias.

Posted on: 24/01/2020
Ref: VAC-17807
  • Salary: £30,000 + 30000
  • Start Date: 05/10/2020
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Kirkcaldy
    Blueprint Recruitment
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical bias.

Our client (a family business established in 1860), is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. They value their people whilst embracing the latest in wood processing technology.
For their production plant in Leven they have an immediate vacancy for a skilled & time served (or equivalent) Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical bias.

The Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical bias is a standalone role within their busy production site in Fife. This role will provide a mechanical service to all areas of the factory including installation, reactive and planned maintenance of all machinery and equipment.
The successful candidate will be time served and have good all-round engineering experience gained in a similar industrial production background.

The required skills for this role are:
Previous experience of pneumatics, hydraulics, CNC machinery, conveyors etc.
Excellent fault finding and problem solving skills.
Ability to follow procedures and complete paperwork associated with the role.

Key elements of the role include:
Carry out planned and non-routine mechanical maintenance.
Recommend alterations and improvements for enhanced operation.
Contribute to the installation and commissioning of new equipment.
Manage budgeted improvement projects.
Provide assistance and work flexibly with site staff and contractors.
Maintain a high standard of housekeeping within and around the workshop and working areas.
Ensure full compliance with all Company Policies and Procedures.
Keep up to date with new technologies appropriate to own skills.
Responsible for all general site maintenance.
Carry out other duties which may be reasonably requested.

If you are interested in applying or would like further information then please send your CV in confidence to John Johnson, or call John on 01592 631644

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