Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £32 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are looking to hire a multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer to maintain industrial equipment. The role is working in a liquid handling laboratory environment operating a two-shift system. The facility has a variety of equipment including conveyor systems, laboratory equipment and robots.

As a Maintenance Engineer your primary role is to carry out routine maintenance and troubleshoot equipment faults on site. In addition, you may be required to install new equipment, remove old equipment, and train staff on equipment operating procedures.

To ensure success as a Maintenance Engineer, you should have knowledge and experience of industrial equipment. Be able to work well under pressure and demonstrate high-level problem-solving skills. The facility operates on a high-volume testing basis and needs to operate efficiently to achieve its targets.


  • Perform and implement preventive as well as reactive Maintenance tasks
  • Support high levels of OEE
  • Inspecting equipment and conducting routine maintenance to maintain production targets.
  • Troubleshooting equipment malfunctions.
  • Installing new, servicing and replacing old equipment.
  • Providing technical support and training on new equipment.
  • Improving efficiency of existing equipment.
  • Manage spare parts stock availability and inventory management.
  • Manage tooling
  • Adhering to all safety and performance regulations.
  • Interface to Equipment Suppliers for all Maintenance related tasks


  • Apprenticeship or qualification in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering.
  • Proven work experience as a Maintenance Engineer.
  • Knowledge of relevant industrial standards.
  • Experience of working with mechanical and electrical devices ranging from laboratory equipment, conveyor systems and robots.
  • Ability to read system schematics and interrogate software applications.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Understanding of safety and equipment procedures.
  • Good communication and training skills.
  • Ability to work alone and on own initiative.

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