First Base Employment Limited

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a number of Multi skilled Maintenance Engineers to join a nationally recognised manufacturing company based in Quedgeley. Our client can offer a stable environment, the opportunity for fantastic career progression and continuous personal development.

The role will: 

  • Act to requests for equipment / facilities faults, diagnose fault repair and return equipment to operational service and perform routine preventative maintenance tasks and repair any mechanical, hydraulic or electrical problems should they arise with the manufacturing processes, supporting equipment and systems in the facility.
  • Involve extended periods of working on the factory floor to tight deadlines in response to breakdown emergencies to improve equipment reliability by increasing the mean time between failure while reducing the mean time to repair.

Day to day tasks

  • Inspecting equipment and conducting routine maintenance.

  • Carry out repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe, timely and professional manner.

  • Troubleshooting equipment malfunctions

  • Ensuring that work carried out complies with Health & Safety legislation

  • Fit new parts and make sure equipment is working correctly

  • Liaise with client departments, internal customers and other engineering and production colleagues

  • Control maintenance tools, stores and equipment

  • Deal with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs

  • Improve health and safety policies and procedures

  • Maintaining manufacturing processes

  • Carry out PPM schedules as necessary and planned work orders as required.

Education & Experience 

  • Mechanical & Electrical based apprenticeship with City & Guilds or equivalent qualifications

  • Extensive experience as a qualified maintenance / service engineer operating in an industrial environment

  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulic & pneumatic system

Shift Pattern 

This role will work a "Pitman shift" on a days basis: 

6:30am – 6:30pm 

working a pattern of 2 on 2 off ,3 on 3 off, 2 on 3 off – this will be explained fully at interview

Salary – £30,000 – £35,000 per annum

Up to 15% bonus paid annually.

Interested candidates are invited to apply ASAP*

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