Maintenance Engineer / Fitter - Adecco UK Limited - Preston - Wizbii

Maintenance Engineer / Fitter

  • By Adecco UK Limited
  • Preston (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Preston, Lancashire
·  Category
Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Machinery Service & Maintenance
·  Job type
·  Industry
Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
·  External Reference

Maintenance Engineer / Fitter

My client is looking to welcome a Maintenance Engineer / Fitter to their friendly team in Preston to work over a 3 shift system covering days and nights.

Fault finding and repairs on PLC driven industrial control panels (automation, relays, contactors, AC drives, sensors), single & three phase motors, gearboxes, hydraulics and pneumatics. The role will also require the ability to carry out fabrication of or repairs to structures and frameworks within a dynamic production environment.


Plant Maintenance

·  Fault diagnosis, maintenance and repair of a range of old and new electrical and mechanical plant and equipment

·  Ensuring all downtime is kept to a minimum by carrying out both reactive and preventative maintenance activities

·  Keeping records of all maintenance activities

·  Fabricating / repairing parts for machinery / factory structures ( basic sheet metal / welding sectional steel)

·  Occasional tooling changes

·  Testing of fire pumps and other safety equipment

·  Ensuring all work is carried out in a safe manner and that HS&E standards are adhered to at all times

Managerial Support:

·  To report directly to the Factory Manager with regard to repairs / maintenance

·  To advise on any technical issues

·  To regularly report any tool / consumable requirements

·  To report any and all defects found while carrying out day to day activities

Technical Development:

·  To liaise with the Factory Manager with regard to plant improvements

·  To liaise with Process Engineering with regard to their activities and projects

Production Support:

·  To liaise with the Production Department in relation to planned maintenance and breakdown status

·  General housekeeping Duties.



Time served electrical / mechanical engineer (HNC / NQV level 3)

Experience working in a dynamic manufacturing environment

Experience of automated systems (PLC)

Electrical fault finding


General fabrication

English written and verbal

Maths working knowledge

Computer Literate i.e. excel, word,


Experience working in plastics moulding industry

Use of robots

Sheet metal working

Fork Lift Truck

Reach Truck


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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