Maintenance Engineer

Location Gateshead
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Laura Shippen

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Published: 24 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Maintenance Engineer on behalf of our client based in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. This is a full time permanent role.

Working hours will be across 3 shifts as follows:-

  • Days: 06:20 - 14:30

  • Lates: 14:20 - 22:30

  • Nights: 22:20 - 06:30


  • To work safely at all times complying with and using (safe systems of work using permit systems, method statement, dynamic risk assessments…).

  • To efficiently and effectively fault find / diagnose technical / process issues

  • To coordinate and cooperate with production supervision on a day to day basis to ensure smooth running of plant and equipment

  • To resolve breakdown issues with minimal impact to production.

  • To identify process and equipment improvement opportunities (maintenance schedules and equipment capability / reliability).

  • To complete all maintenance activities on time as planned.

  • To be flexible in attendance to complete activities.

  • To follow instructions provided by site management / supervisors.

  • To maintain a clean and tidy work area at all times.

  • To be a proactive team member.

  • Improving technical skills and knowledge at all times.

  • To be IT competent and be able to complete shift reports detailing all relevant information to ensure continuation and / or review of repair.

  • Some overtime working is expected

  • To have some fabrication / welding skills

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Recognised engineering apprenticeship or similar qualification.

  • 3 - 5 years' engineering experience gained working within a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in PPM and fault finding on hydraulics and pneumatics systems on modern machinery and equipment.

  • Electrical knowledge an advantage

  • Using computer systems.

  • Sound maintenance / engineering experience in a production environment, ideally a heavy engineering environment

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.