Maintenance Engineer / Service Engineer

Up to £36000 per annum + benefits
29 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Location: Southwark, London (SE15 1AL)

Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum + benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 40 hrs per week, Rotating shifts – 06:00-14:00, 14:00-22:00 & 22:00-06:00

What you’ll do:

As the Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe, efficient and reliable plant including maintenance and compliance of statutory inspections. You will manage and coordinate the equipment maintenance including planned, breakdowns and overhauls.

Daily tasks will include the completion of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) activities on equipment such as optical sorters, horizontal balers, and magnetic separators in order to minimise the risk of equipment failure. You will also be required to coordinate with both maintenance and operational staff to remedy instances of equipment breakdowns to secure plant availability and efficiency. In addition, you will also be required to report on material usage, monitor stock levels, and order spare parts from suppliers if necessary.

Where you’ll work

You will be based in the flagship Integrated Waste Management Facility in Southwark, an innovative site which treats over 200,000 tonnes of recycling and waste every year, providing green products and energy, and saving precious natural resources. The site supports one of the company’s key local authority recycling and waste contracts in South London.

The experience you will need

The successful candidate will possess a City & Guilds Advanced craft in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, have a strong understanding of maintenance strategy and have knowledge of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) procedures. You will be conversant with material handling equipment, preferably within the recycling environment.

You will ideally have experience with conveyors, baling equipment, low voltage equipment, motors, material handling equipment, plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical separation, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology.

You’ll also need experience in mechanical space, gearboxes, and motors, including conveyor systems or welding of any kind. You must be level 3 qualified in mechanical engineering, plus a limited electrical ticket to disconnect and reconnect existing electrical items such as motors. Mechanical and Welding experience is essential.

The Benefits

* The option to join the company Pension Scheme
* Access to Rewards, benefits and discounts
* 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays
* The overtime rate will be time and a half Monday to Saturday, Sunday will be double time.

The Company

They are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions, offering services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, their work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of their business.

But it takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together their employees make the communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources. They are real people like you, and they make real change happen every day.

The company is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Candidates with experience of; Maintenance Engineer, Multi Skilled Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Site Maintenance Engineer, Service Engineer, Multiskilled Engineer, Field Service Technician, Service Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician, Repair Engineer, Repair Technician and Fault Repair Engineer may also be considered for this role.