mechanical engineer in coventry

09 November 2018
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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£ 20,000 - £ 40,000 per year
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coventry, west midlands
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£ 20,000 - £ 40,000 per year
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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job description

A Mechanical Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in mechanical engineering? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced manufacturing environment? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* To proactively assess the tasks required to support the continuous efficient running of all Assembly Lines, delegating or escalating tasks where required
* To undertake preventative maintenance, inspections and installation work; reporting any relevant information to the Maintenance Supervisor
* To ensure consistent Maintenance provision is available through enabling appropriate support for the Maintenance Supervisor in their absence
* To assist other departments in the maintenance of plant and equipment to ensure the specified area functions correctly
* To ensure that development is undertaken in order to maintain good knowledge and understanding of the maintenance function
* To ensure all work is carried out to the best possible level and that all work is undertaken in a safe manner, in line with appropriate Health & Safety requirements
* To ensure that all necessary documentation is maintained and updated to meet relevant compliance requirements
* To look to continuously improve Maintenance systems to maximise the team's efficiency for the business

Education and Training:


* Heavy industrial background training, e.g. paint, shot blasters


* Pneumatic and hydraulic apprenticeship or similar
* Strong fault finding skills built up through both training & application



* Specific exposure to a manufacturing Paint environment


* Minimum experience of 5 years in a similar maintenance role
* Knowledge of facilities maintenance
* Experience of modern manufacturing and maintenance techniques, including data collection, computerised systems and fault finding skills

Key Skills:


* Some exposure or experience of leadership techniques from a current or previous role.


* Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
* PC literate, with knowledge of MS Windows applications (Excel & Word)
* Excellent fault finding skills, through training and experience
* Excellent bench skills

Personal qualities/ behaviours:


* Enthusiastic, team player
* Logical, and persistent in approach, to achieve results
* Flexible, adapting to changing demands and conditions
* Shows personal drive and commitment to both company and personal goals
* Self-motivated and organised, able to plan own work

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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