Maintenance Engineer / Multi-Skilled Engineer - Timber Systems

14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Elina Lund
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer - Timber Systems Division

Location: Forres

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th June 2017

Our client is one of the UK's largest and most progressive timber companies with core activities in sawmilling, I-Joist and pallet manufacture. They operate five sawmills throughout Scotland; an engineered wood manufacturing plant in the north of Scotland and have pallet and packaging operations at nine sites across the UK. They produce high quality, British grown sawn timber for the construction, pallet, packaging, fencing and agricultural sectors and pallets and packaging for blue chip domestic and exporting businesses. In addition they are the market leaders in the supply of JJI-Joists to many of the UK’s top house builders. Having recently expanded their engineered timber processing facilities at Forres they are looking for an additional maintenance engineer to join their small engineering team.

The Role:

The main purpose of this role is to provide front line engineering support to the manufacturing operations and ensure that plant runs effectively and efficiently. Within this role your main responsibilities will include health and safety and quality and engineering procedures. You will carry out planned maintenance inspections; continually overhaul equipment, monitor plant conditions and report defects.
Working as part of the maintenance team you will be involved in preventative maintenance, fault finding and breakdowns as required.

The Candidate:

The successful candidates must have the ability to communicate in English as well as comprehend written instructions. Previous work experience in a factory environment would be beneficial. A driving licence is essential.

* You should be able to demonstrate the following:
* A proven track record and experience of a similar role within an engineering environment.
* Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical control systems.
* A team player with a strong sense of personal responsibility/ownership and a positive “can do” attitude.
* When required, to actively support the engineering team carrying out multi-skill tasks.
* Improvising ability under breakdown conditions.

The applicant must be prepared to work shift systems (including night shift) and out of hours working.

The Company Offers:

An attractive remuneration package including a pension scheme is available to the right individual.

Please note: Applicants must be able to prove that they are eligible to work in the UK.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Field Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Facilities Assistant, Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative, Maintenance Assistant, Property Maintenance, Forklift Services Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Repairs, Forklift Inspector, Forklift Engineer, Installation Engineer, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Forklift Repairs Engineer may also be considered for this role.