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Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • Company: Jonesco Plastics
  • Location: Preston
  • Vacancy Ref: 0027V
  • Weekly wage: £167.70
  • Hours per week: 39
  • Sector: Engineering

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Multi–skilled Maintenance Engineer based in Preston.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Multi–skilled Maintenance Engineer’s ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments.

This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Fault diagnosis, maintenance and repair of a range of old and new electrical and mechanical plant and equipment
  • Ensuring all downtime is kept to a minimum by carrying out both reactive and preventative maintenance activities
  • Keeping records of all maintenance activities
  • Fabricating / repairing parts for machinery / factory structures (basic sheet metal / welding sectional steel)
  • Occasional tooling changes
  • Testing of fire pumps and other safety equipment
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in a safe manner and that HS&E standards are adhered to at all times
Managerial Support:
  • To report directly to the Engineering Manager with regard to repairs / maintenance
  • To advise on any technical issues
  • To regularly report any tool / consumable requirements
  • To report any and all defects found while carrying out day to day activities
Technical Development:
  • To liaise with the Engineering Manager with regard to plant improvements
  • To liaise with Process Engineering with regard to their activities and projects
Production Support:
  • To liaise with the Production Department in relation to planned maintenance and breakdown status
General Duties:
  • Housekeeping
  • Other duties required by the business

Training to be provided

  • L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Mechatronics Maintenance Technician.
  • L3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Interested? Apply now