Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Salary negotiable DOE
Holt Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Engineer / Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: Southampton

The position is offered on a permanent day shift of 5 on 2 off which will include Saturdays & Sundays, and your 2 days off will be in the week (days off can be flexible).

Salary: �40,000+ negotiable dependant on experience

Working within a team of 11 Engineers covering the site 24/7 365 days a year

Ideally looking for someone who can progress within a team lead role

With an opportunity to work for one of the UK’s leading production companies in their industry, with their eye on being the number 1 supplier. There is a great opportunity to progress, as ideally within 6 months the role will become a team lead positon.

The role

As a maintenance engineer you will be responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery.

You will use computerised systems to oversee routine maintenance and organise repairs.

Maintenance engineers are also involved in control and monitoring devices and occasionally in the manufacture of items that will help in the maintenance and manufacturing areas.

The engineering department that you will work in plays a vital role in the improving line efficiency and development and progress of manufacturing and engineering processes.


* Maintain all production machinery to ensure optimum efficiency.
* Carrying out routine scheduled electrical and mechanical maintenance work and responding to equipment faults.
* Diagnosing breakdown problems effectively and repairing effectively and efficiently.
* Fitting new parts and making sure equipment is working correctly.
* Carrying out quality inspections on jobs.
* Liaising with client departments, customers and other engineering and production colleagues.
* Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components.
* Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment.
* Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs.
* Dealing with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs.
* Adhering to and improving health and safety policies and procedures.
* Working with specialist equipment, such as programmable logic controllers (PLC), which control machinery on factory assembly lines.
* Inspect, test and repair electrical items safely and competently.
* Assist in writing maintenance strategies to help with installation and commissioning guidelines
* Ensuring there is continuous cover of the machinery and equipment in case of breakdowns.
* Undertake projects for upgrades and installation of new equipment as necessary.

What you'll need to succeed Skills:

Problem Solving, Equipment Maintenance, Power Tools, Basic Safety, Technical Understanding, Judgement, Attention to Detail, Job Knowledge.

* Minimum of City and Guilds in Engineering Maintenance (or equivalent) as a minimum, HNC/HND would be preferable but not essential
* Fault finding experience
* Electro-mechanical maintenance
* 17th/18th Edition Electrically Qualified (preferred)
* Knowledge of PLC’s, Siemens, Allen Bradley

Company Benefits:

Company-contributed pension scheme

28 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays)

If you are interested in this role please click 'Apply Now'

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Contact Details:
Holt Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 0845 8338 007
Fax: 0845 8338 006
Contact: Holt Recruitment

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