Maintenance Engineer

Job Title - Maintenance Engineer
Location - Southwark
Salary - Up To £36,000 + overtime and company benefits

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to join one of UK's leading Waste Management and Resource specialists. Working as a Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and reliable operation of the facility by coordinating and completing maintenance across planned breakdowns and overhauls.

The Role
As Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Completing daily PPM plans for a variety of equipment including optical sorters, balers and magnetic sorters, conveyors, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Coordinate both operational and maintenance staff to ensure the efficient remedy of breakdowns to ensure plant availability
  • Monitor and manage stocks levels and materials ordering parts where required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • City & Guilds Advanced Craft in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Level 3 NVQ with a mechanical bias
  • Awareness of material handling equipment, preferably within the recycling environment
  • Experience with conveyors, baling equipment, motors, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Experience in dealing with mechanical and optical sorters would be desirable

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:
· Up to £36,000 basic plus overtime
· Access to the company's rewards, benefits and discounts
· Fantastic company benefits
· 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

This is a rotating shift role, including nights. Please only apply if this is suitable.

How to Apply
To apply, please call Sam McSheaffrey on 02392 288 217 or send a copy of your CV to smcsheaffrey@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.