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Maintenance Engineer

Salary: Competitive / Dependent on Experience

Deadline for application: Friday 17th May at 5pm

We are now recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to join us and assume responsibility for our specialist and sophisticated oak frame and softwood machinery technology.

We have been operating and maintaining our Hundegger CNC machinery since 2008 and remain the UK leader in solid wood processing.

We currently have five Hundegger machines installed including (K2 industry/K2i/speedcut ) to carry out 80% of the cutting for each of our projects, this leaves our craftspeople to do the more skilled elements of our customers oak frames and encapsulation panels such as the fitting, finishing, scribe work, decoration and embellishment.

The maintenance and operation of these machines (and many others) is vital to the smooth running of the company.

In addition to maintaining our specialist machinery, as our Maintenance Engineer you will also:

  • Ensure our machinery (CNC / Hundegger / Planer / weinmann) is maintained in line with required standards.
  • Monitor records of all faults, fabrication of parts and safety devices.
  • Working as part of a team you will work across departments, including Production to improve our processes and increase output.
  • Maintaining schedules and documentation whilst working on projects to upgrade and modify current machinery.
  • Support the installation of new machinery and work effectively with external contractors as required.
  • Test and inspect machines and equipment and work with colleagues to eliminate production problems.
  • Carry out routine maintenance checks on all machinery.
  • Conduct machine maintenance to the highest standard and report any issues promptly.
  • Apply fixes where possible and assist with putting in place preventative maintenance measures.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the engineering workshop, ensuring stock and stock records are maintained correctly.

In order to be successful in this role you should have:

  • Previous experience in a similar Maintenance Engineer role, maintaining and servicing similar workshop machines.
  • Qualified in Engineering (HNC, Degree or similar).
  • A solid foundational knowledge of PLC based control systems and pneumatics.
  • Experience of working with CNC Machinery is an advantage.
  • Experience in both reactive and planned maintenance on mechanical manufacturing equipment.
  • Experience in mentoring and developing junior engineering apprentices or similar is an advantage.
  • Experience with a PPM system
  • Experience with scheduling systems.

At Oakwrights, we aim to build our employees skills and knowledge and we record your progress on our skills chart and increase your pay as you grow, improve and develop.

Join our team at TJ Crump Oakwrights and contribute to our commitment to excellence in maintaining our specialist machinery.

To apply, please submit your cv along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and send it along to jobs@oakwrights.co.uk

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