Maintenance Engineer

  • Annual salary: 34,000 - 36,000 GBP
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The role

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join our established maintenance team.
You will be responsible for maintenance activities on production equipment, covering breakdowns, identification of breakdown root cause and corrective action.

The ideal applicant will be multi-skilled with a 60/40 bias of Electrical skill over Mechanical.

What you'll do

  • React to breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical) - fault identification, analysis and fix
  • Keep accurate records of work activities, including parts used through stores etc.
  • Work with other departments to increase machine reliability and equipment performance
  • Be involved in installation and decommissioning engineering projects

What you'll need

  • A formal Electrical or Mechanical engineering qualification (apprenticeship, NVQ, HNC or equivalent)
  • Strong electrical experience
  • Experience of working with controls, fault analysis and solution provision
  • Experience of both reactive and preventative maintenance
  • Good technical understanding of automation hardware and software
  • Organisation and communication skills

What you'll get

  • Healthcare Cashplan
  • Pension (6% employer contribution)
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Annual profit share (uncapped)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free on-site parking

What we do

VEKA has been leading the global development of PVCu window systems for over 50 years, through design, innovation and customer focus. With factories in over 40 countries across Europe, Asia and America, VEKA is the world’s largest manufacturer of extruded PVCu products.

How we ACT
We have four fundamental values which are at the heart of everything we do. These are not just words, but the very essence of what we do and why we do it. These values – Appreciation, Courage & Ambition, Commitment, Trust & Responsibility – sit at the very core of everything we do, remaining ever-present in each facet of our organisation.

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