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Maintenance Engineer

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  • Lye, Stourbridge, UK
  • 30-40K
  • Permanent,
  • LYE-JOB1
  • 02/07/2024
Job description

gap personnel are currently recruiting behalf of their client based in Lye, Stourbridge for a Maintenance Engineer on a permanent basis. 


Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7.45am - 3.45pm Friday: 7.45am - 3.45pm.

Holidays: 33 days per year inclusive of bank holiday periods.

Overtime: Weekday overtime will be paid at hourly rate plus 1/3, Saturday's and Sunday's at hourly rate plus 1/2 may be required to ensure responsbilities and objectives are achieved. 



  • Plan, supervise and carry out emergency maintenance & preventative maintenance on factory machinery whilst understanding of hydraulic, pneumatics and some electrical systems. 
  • Plan and supervise general builiding and infrastructure maintenance and repairs.
  • Update maintenance records and documentation, plant operating manuals.
  • Plan and supervise day to day maintenance and repair of plant and equipment to ensure the smooth running of production.
  • Plan, supervise and carry out inspection of plant and equipment as required to meet internal safety, environmental and legislative standards.
  • Identify preventative maintenance requirements and develop and update the maintenance schedule to include improvements & modifactions.
  • Adhere to Business Operating Systems Work Instructions (Incl. Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality). 
  • Work alongside sub-contractors and supervise where appriopiate to ensure compliance with agreed standards and specifications.
  • Additionally liaise with sub-contractors who may work out of normal working hours. 
  • Dealing with potentially environmental hazardous spillages. Also managing and maintaining key environmental equipment.
  • Assist with any P C activities as deemed appriopiate.
  • Conduct Health & Safety and Environmental inventories as required,
  • Help maintain stock of spare parts. 
  • Overhead crane  license would be an advantage. 
  • Asisstance  with fabrication processes as required (Incl.welding) developing guards.

About you:

  • Well organised
  • Able to cope with responsbilities & assiociated production pressure
  • Educated in a suitable engineering discipline
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skills
  • A tidy and organised approach to work
  • Prepared & competent to work safely
  • Flexible approach to working hours prepared to work overtime at short notice when required
  • Able to use hand and power tools along with flame cutting and welding equipment. 

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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