Site Based Maintenance Engineer

As a result of ongoing success and as part of their planned programme of strategic growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and dynamic Site Based Maintenance Engineer to complement our existing team. This role is based at the customer’s site in Derby.

Working Pattern:

The role is primarily Monday to Friday (Days 07:30 till 15:30) however there is a requirement to cover for the shift engineers on the 4-shift system during periods of Holidays and Sickness. The shift pattern operates from Sunday am through to Friday pm and all day Saturday (Day):

4 shift pattern (including weekends)

Morning (06:00 to 14:00)

Afternoon (14:00 to 22:00)

Night (22:00 to 06:00)

Role and Responsibilities

  • First line Planned Maintenance on 100+ Machines to support a highly valued customer
  • Coordinate all new and active technical issues, report status with defect rectification plan
  • Assist the FM Manager in the day to day activities of the customer and maintenance team
  • From the Customer Satisfaction measurement, ensure that we are offering exemplary service
  • Assist in the identification of replacement parts
  • Assist in the implementation and continued certification of ISO9000

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • OND/HNC or equivalent experience in electrical, electronics and/or mechanics
  • Experience of PC based CNC equipment, drive systems, EDM and/or machine tools
  • Maintenance and alignment of precision Machine Tools, sub-assemblies and ancillary equipment
  • Clear and logical approach to fault finding complex electronic control systems
  • Working in line with current Health & Safety practices
  • Customer management, crisis control and problem solving
  • Ability to communicate and engage on all levels from operator to senior management
  • Strong I.T. skills in Windows based OS (Word, Excel and Outlook) 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work to very high standards, meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Ability to work alone with initiative but within a strong team environment
  • Flexible and pragmatic – ability to respond effectively to demands of a high profile client
  • Open and honest – ability to build trust with managers, teams and customers.
  • Performance orientated - embrace autonomy and accountability for results

The required level of competence and experience cannot be attained without recognised, time served training. Training will be provided as necessary but it is expected that the successful candidate will have the underlying relevant experience.


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