Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer on behalf of our client based in Ayrshire. They are a global leader in manufacturing precision components within various industries. The heart and soul of the company are creativity and innovation, and quality is the foundation on which its business and reputation were built. You will take the lead in providing planned/preventative maintenance programmes and equipment breakdown schedules for a variety of plant and equipment within a manufacturing environment.

Role Requirements

· Minimum HNC engineering qualification is required.

· Must be time served mechanical engineer.

· PAT testing qualification would be ideal.

· Experienced time-served maintenance engineer with excellent mechanical and electrical knowledge within a manufacturing/industrial environment.

· Knowledge of 415v electrical skills and ability to read schematic drawings.

· Mechanical and electrical fault-finding skills.

· Critical thinking and problem-solving expertise.

· Adaptable and resilient in working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

· Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.

· Leadership of small teams.

· Effective communication skills.

· Team player.

· Attention to detail.

· IT Literate.

· Organised and structured working.

Role Responsibilities

· Assist manufacturing/production team in achieving targets and optimising machine run times.

· Respond immediately to machine breakdowns and keep maintenance records.

· Prioritise maintenance requests and carry out planned, preventative and reactive maintenance effectively.

· Understand and support plant improvement projects.

· Identify and deploy other skills or trades required in order to ensure cost effective task completion.

· Liaise with contractors on site.

· Support and manage the training and development of apprentices.

· Monitor equipment/machinery performance using agreed KPI’s and investigate opportunities for improvement.

· Practice all safety and compliance requirements and encourage others.

Why You Should Apply

· The chance to join a well-established company with opportunities for development.

· To join a small, ambitious team.

· To showcase your knowledge and skill set.

– 33 Days holiday

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Free Parking

If you or anyone within your network would be interested in the role, please do not hesitate to give me a call on 07552866739, or drop me an email at

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £38,000.00-£45,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Maintenance Engineer – Ayrshire