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Maintenance Engineer

Somerset - Somerton
up to £30000 per annum
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Maintenance Engineer

Somerton, Somerset

25-30K Depending on experience

0530-1400 Monday - Friday

Our client is a specialist engineering company based in Somerton, and they are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis

Job Purpose

The main purpose of the job role is to repair and maintain a variety of metal fabrication equipment and machinery including hydraulic punches, pneumatic rivet guns, welding sets and various bespoke items of automation equipment. The successful candidate will need to be able to identify and source spares and necessary equipment. You will actively participate in continuous improvement projects aimed at improving operational efficiency and/or practices. You will be expected to confidently liaise with external contractors who come to site. You will abide by the company's health and safety policies and procedures and take part in safety tours. You will become part of the call out system in the future, responding to issues and breakdowns across both shifts.

Desired skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications essential
  • Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic punches
  • Good ability to problem-solve
  • Implementing high standards of H&S principles and controls
  • Good planning and co-ordination skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good communicator


0530-1400 Monday - Friday

(After Probationary period, breakdown call outs on the 1500-2330 Shift)

Holiday: 17 days, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 3 days taken for Christmas shut down


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