Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: SWR3488
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Swiss Laundry
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: up to £45000depending on experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer – Welcome to your new career! 

Swiss Laundry is a highly successful, family-run laundry company that has a proud history going back well over 100 years. We are a key supplier to many prestigious hotels, academic establishments, holiday parks, and restaurants and are now looking for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join our team, based in Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire. 

As the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias is required to work as part of a friendly, welcoming and supportive team at our state-of-the-art laundry in Papworth Everard. You will have experience of PLC’s, 3 phase, motors, inverters, switchgear, fault finding and ideally experience gained in a fast-moving consumer goods environment, although this is not essential. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Assume responsibility for the mechanical and electrical integrity of equipment by carrying out the following:
  • Effective planned maintenance inspections using our custom maintenance software.
  • Recommend improvements to maintenance schedules; carry out safety checks on equipment in line with legislation and best practice·
  • Overhaul and repair of plant; continually monitor plant conditions and report defect’s breakdown/fault data.
  • Carry out Electrical and Electronic repairs using a multi-meter to test electrical components and diagnose faults.
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics repairs, using schematic diagrams to identify faults. Repairing and replacing valves, seals, pistons, motors, and pumps.
  • Installation of new machinery and the movement of machinery within the factory
  • Work with the production team to minimalize machinery downtime.
  • Ensure operational key information is effectively communicated to colleagues and other shift teams; complete any relevant documentation on time and in full.

Experience and knowledge 

  • You will have experience of PLC’s, 3 phase, motors, inverters, switchgear and fault finding
  • ideally experience gained in a fast-moving consumer goods environment, although this is not essential.

Skills and Behaviours 

  • Ability to work to a high standard with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality and build relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • A self-starter with high energy level. Proactive, dynamic, making things ‘happen’.
  • IT, verbal and written communication skills with colleagues and professional agencies
  • Good time management skills, including the ability to prioritise and plan work to meet deadlines
  • Initiative and creativity in finding solutions to complex issues

On offer is a salary of up £45,000 per annum depending on experience. This is a full-time permanent position with a shift pattern of 06.30 to15.00 and 12.45-21.15 Monday-Friday and 0800-1200 every other Saturday. (Average 42 hours per week) In addition to the excellent salary, benefits include 29 days’ holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), free car park on-site, and development opportunities within the business. 

If you have a positive attitude, can work in a fast-paced environment, and want to join a multicultural, family-run business, then you are the person for us!

If you would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Additional keywords: maintenance, multi skilled, engineer, machinery, plc’s, motor, switch, gear

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