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Maintenance Engineer – Mechatronics

Job Category:Facilities
Location(s):Ilminster (UK)
Closing Date:December 31, 2023

Maintenance Engineer – Mechatronics

G&H Ilminster, Somerset

Competitive Salary DOE and Excellent Company Benefits

Are you a multi-skilled maintenance engineer with an electrical bias?

Do you have experience of working with CNC machinery, fault finding and PLC experience?

If so we want to hear from you!

Here at G&H Ilminster we research, develop and engineer optical elements used in aerospace and defence applications. We are currently recruiting a Multi-Skilled / Mechatronics Engineer to join the maintenance team, who are responsible for the upkeep of production machinery, buildings and landscapes within our Ilminster infrastructure.

Main duties of the role include:

  • Diagnose Mechanical and Electrical breakdown, assessing the best course of action and conducting a performance repair. Ensuring that any rectification is followed through to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Be a problem-solving leader, get to true breakdown root cause, implement corrective actions, implement control and mistake proof solutions to avoid repeat breakdown all together
  • Monitor all machines and ancillary plant during production (whilst maintaining notes and relevant log sheets and TPM system)
  • Follow preventative maintenance and liaise with Engineering Manager regarding spare parts requirements
  • Assist with installation work and give assistance to contractors, as and when required, ensuring that site standards are adhered to at all times
  • Carry out any repair or maintenance work that is required, whilst ensuring the area or workshop is left in a clean and safe condition
  • Constantly finding ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness of repairs through modern lean thinking and techniques
  • Basic maintenance and equipment upkeep to line operators. Help operators create and define individual equipment Autonomous Maintenance Plan
  • Assist the Line supervisors to deploy and manage the Autonomous maintenance deployment process

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • ONC / HNC / Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent or working experience matching expectations of role
  • Experience of working with CNC machines, fault finding experience and PLC experience
  • A high degree of flexibility, initiative, and a good team player
  • A motivated and focused nature with a positive attitude, open to change and a proactive contributor

As well as a competitive salary and training, company benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension pays 6%
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • SAYE Scheme
  • £500 friend referral bonus (T’s and C’s apply)