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Automation - FMCG Maintenance

Maintenance Team Leader

Leicestershire, UK
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum
2020-11-20 16:46:30 2021-11-08 Proactive Engineering
Nov 20, 2020

Maintenance Team Leader


£35k- £40k

Maintenance Team Leader required to head up the maintenance function for a leading manufacturing business , who during these tough times are in the process of expanding and growing to meet client demand!

Based on the outskirts of Leicester with good travel links we are looking for a multi skilled senior engineer to lead and grow a small team of engineers. This role will be split on and off the tools to develop and implement a strong PPM schedule, this role has great potential with the client giving key responsibility to "start again" and develop the maintenance team and processes in your own manor. This will include managing and planning installations, projects, all site planned and reactive maintenance, fault finding on production machinery, root cause analysis, fabrication and welding where required.

The Senior Maintenance Engineer will need to be able to work on a range of machinery, both mechanical and electrical.

Key tasks include:

  • Supervising the maintenance engineers.
  • Implementation and development of a clear PPM Schedule and Adherence to it.
  • Able to manually mill and turn for tooling work
  • Providing electrical and mechanical support
  • Scheduling maintenance of all machinery, including servicing, repairs, and inspections to a high standard.
  • Responsibility for the maintenance of all plant and equipment, both preventative and reactive.
  • Responsibility for fault diagnosis and rectification when breakdowns occur.
  • Assisting with the build of assembly machines and bottling lines.
  • Completing paperwork relating to the machine maintenance as required.
  • Welding and fabrication an advantage.

Skills required:

  • Mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications, ideally with a mechanical bias; or time served apprenticeship
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing / production environment preferably working with high volume and bespoke products
  • Experience with manual milling and turning, pneumatics and PLC (basic PLC programming essential and advanced preferable) for the assembly and bottling lines.
  • Experience of using PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) schedules
  • Ability to diagnose faults from electrical drawings
  • Carry out remedial action to current standards
  • The desire to learn in a challenging, fast paced, engineering environment.

To be considered for the role you must have -

  • ONC, OND, HNC/D, DEGREE and/or Served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship (qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent)
  • The determination, and motivation to excel and enable others to succeed

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Nathan Woakes on 02030175179 / 07385031222 or submit your CV to Nathan@proactive-tech.co.uk alternatively, apply to this advert!

Proactive also offer a referral scheme for successful applicants - if you know anyone that could be suited to this position then please contact Proactive with there details and if they are placed by Proactive you will receive £250. *T&Cs apply*

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Leicestershire, UK
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum

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