Maintenance Engineer

  • Portadown
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time
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Donard Recruitment are now recruiting for an established food packaging and processing brand at their state-of-the-art facility in County Armagh as they seek to expand their Maintenance team with the addition of two new Maintenance Engineers!

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer, with an Electrical background and experience in a fast-paced manufacturing facility, to join a leading employer as they continue to invest in their plant and grow their team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong electrical background with some mechanical competency and be proficient in fact paced production equipment including motor drives, control panels, conveyors and packaging equipment.

The role will include a range of Preventative maintenance, Project work, Facilities maintenance, Installations and attending breakdowns as part of a team of 6-7 engineers.

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to join a recognised market leader at one of their key production facilities
  • An excellent team culture and factory environment which encourages accountability and communication
  • Monday – Friday working hours, Morning & Evening 8-hour shifts (rotating week to week) – No nights!
  • Premium rate overtime, (x1.5 and x2 for Sundays)
  • Progression opportunities within large multi-national company including role advancement and training investment
  • Pension contribution matching up to 10%
  • Tools, uniform and full training will be provided
  • Salary, £Negotiable


Application Criteria:

  • Time served Electrical / Electrical & Mechanical apprenticeship or Qualified to NVQ Level 3 and above in suitable Electrical / Maintenance discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience providing reactive & preventative maintenance in a fast paced production environment
  • Possess an understanding of conveyor systems and be confident wiring panels and diagnosing faults
  • Possess strong communication skills and a willingness to work well as part of a collective team to complete tasks.

Location: Portadown, County Armagh

To apply for this role please click on the link below to submit your CV or call Michael Pauls at Donard recruitment on 02890996195.

Key Words: Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Electrician, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician, PM Engineer, Line Engineer, Shift Engineer, Breakdown Engineer or Shift Engineer.

Closing Date:
13 March 2020

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