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Mechanical Engineer


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Up to £44000 per annum + Pension, holidays


5th November 2019

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We are currently recruiting for an experienced multi skilled maintenance technician to join our client in Kirkcaldy, Fife on a permanent basis.

Production at this Kirkcaldy site is a highly automated 24/7 operation and the performance and efficiency is reliant on excellent engineering practice. This role will suit a mechanical biased Engineer ideally with some electrical experience.

The main duties of the role include:
· Ensuring all machinery and ancillary equipment is fully operational and in optimum condition.
· Responding to breakdowns and outages.
· Carrying out systematic fault finding.
· General machine maintenance including strip down, cleaning, inspection, repairs and rebuilds.
· Carrying out PPM works in line with our schedule.
· Sourcing and ordering parts for both repairs and stock replenishment.
· Promoting and implementing improvements in our on site engineering to maximise efficiency.
· General maintenance around the site, including grounds, office, production and storage areas.
· Maintaining accurate records of all works carried out.
· Maintaining high standards of safety and cleanliness in own working areas.
· Adhering to H&S and environmental requirements.

Essential Criteria:
· ONC/HNC or equivalent recognised apprenticeship in mechanical engineering.
· Experience in a similar role in a fast moving environment.
· Ability to remain calm and professional under pressure.
· Excellent prioritisation and time management skills.
· Ability to use own initiative and solve problems.
· Flexible with a positive approach to work.

In return our client are offering a very competitive salary, 33 days holiday per year and company pension. This role is based on 37.5 hr week, day shift pattern with a call out system in place to handle out of hours cover normally 4 weekly rotation.
If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills for this Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician role in Kirkcaldy, Fife, please apply with an up to date CV and we will be in touch.

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