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Maintenance Engineer

Suffolk - Salary TBC

We are seeking a night shift Maintenance Engineer (with good welding experience) for a steel supplier near Newmarket.

Job Summary:

Assisting in the inspection, maintenance and repair of machinery and facilities.


• Perform preventative maintenance routines and condition monitoring of production machinery and facilities.
• Liaise closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and operations staff in all aspects to ensure efficient, effective and planned reactive maintenance at all times.
• Make safety inspections of tools and equipment.
• Diagnose faults and repair machines
• Anticipate machine failures and make such changes or recommendations to prevent re-occurrence and to minimise downtime.
• Work to improve reliability and productivity of equipment.
• Complete written records of all maintenance activities.
• Carry out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology.

Skills & Experience required:

• Good mechanical and electrical skills. You will need Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge, along with PLC, inverter, instrumentation and control experience. Knowledge of various mechanical drive arrangements, including simplex, duplex, chain, belt, gearboxes and transmission equipment is required. You must hold a valid UK driving license and have experience in a heavy industrial environment. A forklift and MEWP licence would be desirable but not essential.
• In house fabrication, maintenance including welding (mma, mag & mig), flame cutting, plasma cutting. Handling power tools including cutter, grinders and punch
• You must have experience working in a fast moving operational environment, working under pressure and your own initiative whilst also being an integral part of an effective team.
• Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills are required, along with good written and verbal communications.

Hours of works: 40 hours over 4 nights – Monday to Thursday – 21:00pm to 07:30am
Holiday: 16 days as per 4 day working week, excluding bank holidays (x4 days to be retained for Christmas closure)

key words: welder welding weld maintenance engineer maintenance technician mechanical engineer mechanical engineering mechanical fitter mechanical maintenance engineer multi skilled engineer multiskilled engineer multi-skilled engineer plant engineer shift engineer electrical engineer

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