Lead Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: J4889
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
  • Website: https://www.demobjob.co.uk/
  • Location: Castle Donington, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £54,601
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you’re an electrically biased ex military engineer, I have a fantastic opportunity to work for a company who values your skills and employ many ex military engineers across their UK sites. Our client is currently recruiting for a Lead Maintenance Engineer at their site in Castle Donington, Derbyshire. The successful Lead Maintenance Engineer will have experience in leading and coordinating a team of maintenance engineers and will carry out hands on maintenance to ensure the plant runs smoothly and efficiently. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with an electrical engineering bias who are leaving their military engineering career and are looking to join a company who are market leaders in their industry.

Lead Maintenance Engineer Requirements:

  • Must have completed a recognised apprenticeship program and hold an Electrical qualification to level 3 as a minimum.
  • Proven experience of leading a team.
  • Experience working on single and 3 phase systems.
  • Have strong electrical fault finding and diagnostic experience.
  • Previous PLC fault finding experience.
  • Hold mechanical skills, working with drives, gears, hydraulics, motors and compressed air systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical engineering diagrams, schematics and assembly drawings.
  • Hold an IOSH qualification.
  • Understanding of WMS or WCS systems would be beneficial.
  • IT Literate.

Lead Maintenance Engineer Benefits:

  • Salary is £49,601 plus £5,000 shift allowance.
  • Panama shift pattern – 0600 – 1800 – 0600 hours.
  • 22 days holiday.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life insurance.
  • Private healthcare.