Senior Maintenance Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Reading


Our client in Reading is looking for a Senior Maintenance Engineer on a permanent basis, the role will ideally be starting immediately.

The role is for a hands on Senior maintenance engineer who is proactive , can problem solve and act as a mentor to the apprentice engineers.


Provision of ongoing maintenance, identifying and analysing malfunctioning equipment and systems, resolving faults, finding root cause and preventing future issues
Technical support issues such as fault finding
Writing up of clear reports on the work undertaken
Monitor our compliance with Health and Safety regulations
Carry out periodic preventative maintenance on plant machinery and equipment
Work with subcontractors and the Maintenance Engineer to ensure all site facilities are in working order and maintained.
Develop and implement a planned preventative maintenance system covering all site assets and service
Maintain a comprehensive record of machinery breakdowns and faults
Help identify and manage an appropriate inventory of critical spares
Management of the suggestion scheme
Where required liaise with suppliers and contractors to source replacement parts
Assist in other production areas as and when required

Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 17:00

Salary: £40,000 – £45,500


Working experience of Mechanical and Electrical maintenance
Knowledge of 3 phase motor and control systems
Able to prioritise workload
To be able to interpret schematic drawings and assist with fault finding
Have a good working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems and safe electrical isolation
Mechanical/Electrical/Hydraulic fault finding and analysis skills
Have good communication and organisational skills
Welding (MIG) and some fabrication

If you wish to apply or require more information please call the Reading branch: 0118 9952551.

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