Maintenance Engineer Aspect Resources
Published: 20th November 2018
Job Type
Daniel Lowe
£28000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shift Allowance + Overtime + Pension


Maintenance Engineer (Multi Skilled or Electrical bias)

Location: Birmingham, Halesowen, Selly Oak, Rubery, West Midlands

Salary: 28-35k (Dependant on experience) + shift allownace

Benefits: Pension : 4%, 24 days holiday (+8 stats) : increased 1 day for every years service

Hours of work: (rotating shifts 06:00 : 14:00 and 16:00 : 00:00) with up to 2 hours per day compulsory overtime on a planned basis £7.30 shift allowance per day

The Client: Leading 1st tier supplier in the Automotive sector
The Role:

  • To maintain all plant and equipment so that it is capable of running at its optimum speed and reliability level.
  • Provide quick and effective response to all unplanned equipment breakdowns.
  • Identify machine and process kaizen ideas to improve existing process reliability and cycle time.
  • Assist all layout change activity including disconnecting, moving and installing plant and equipment as required.
  • Provide technical support and expertise for all NPI and Kaizen projects.
  • Complete all allocated TPM in accordance with the appropriate schedules and specific requirements.
  • Provide an effective and efficient response to all unplanned plant and equipment breakdowns, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Complete all relevant records both paper and electronic with the appropriate level of detail to enable analysis of fault types, downtime and costs.
  • Maintain and improve process settings to ensure product quality is sustained at an acceptable level.
  • To ensure health & safety is paramount to prevent accidents and subsequent claims.
  • To meet customer demands, internally and externally, on time and at the right quality.
  • To provide electrical, instrumentation and other engineering support on continuous projects.
  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of the TPM system and suggest improvements where appropriate
  • To be able to run PLC controls, troubleshoot and PLC related continuous improvement projects.
  • To be able to work under the Project Engineers instruction and to act under their own initiative.
  • To be able to train Operators and other members of the Maintenance teams in basic maintenance skills as appropriate.
  • To ensure that all tasks comply to Health & Safety requirements and, where necessary, areas are isolated and made secure before commencing work and made safe during work and on completion.
  • To ensure that any hazardous materials used or created during any tasks performed are disposed of in the required manner according to environmental standards.
  • Maintain the 2S condition of their work environment in all areas that they are working in.
  • Any other reasonable tasks, as required.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Successful closure of all allocated ESR’s
  • Minimise downtime of production facility caused by machine failure
  • Development of TPM within given area of business to improve machine availability
  • Demonstrable use of Practical Problem Solving Tools and Techniques in solving complex problems and evaluating breakdowns >30minutes.
  • Able to demonstrate kaizen project results in terms of cost, quality, H&S and/or Environment improvements
  • To constantly improve and develop the process to ensure an efficient operation
  • To carry out any other duties, relevant to the post which may arise.

Experience Required:

  • Ideally the maintenance engineer will have served a recognised apprenticeship in

either a mechanical or electrical discipline or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience in one or more of the following:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems
  • Mechanical drives and systems
  • Electrical and electronic control systems
  • Electrical installation
  • PLC’s (preferably Mitsubishi)
  • Robots (preferably Panasonic)
  • Welding equipment (MiG,TiG, Spot and Seam Spot)
  • Stretch bend tooling
  • Weld jig tooling
  • Press tooling
  • They must have maintenance experience in a mass production environment, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • They will have a good understanding of health, safety and environmental requirements
  • and be able to show a good track record in these areas.
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft office applications
  • Able to read and interperate technical drawings and manuals
  • Practical problem solving tools and techniques
  • Experience of TPM systems

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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