Lead Maintenance Engineer

Location Strabane, County Tyrone
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 6 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Jordan McMaster
Job ref JM764_1578574981

Job description

Lead Maintenance Engineer



Grafton Engineering is working in partnership with a leading local food manufacturing business that have a worldwide customer portfolio. My client is recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to be based at their offices in Strabane. This is an exciting time for a Lead Maintenance Engineer who has worked in a similar role to carve a career in a renowned business during an exciting period of growth.

Key duties include:

  • Carry out preventative and reactive maintenance, ensuring that production downtime is kept to an absolute minimum.

  • Maintain accurate maintenance records.

  • Lead projects with new machinery/ equipment installation.

  • Provide technical assistance to other departments when needed.

  • Identifying key maintenance issues and drive continuous improvements.

  • Provide support and training to Apprentices.

The Person

  • Time-served and qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical engineering coupled with strong mechanical skills along with 5 years industry experience.
  • Previous experience within a maintenance role, preferably food industry.

  • Good working knowledge of single/ 3 phase electrical installations and equipment.

  • Ability to diagnose faults on electrical control circuits, general electrical, mechanical and pneumatic equipment.

  • Have a working knowledge of PLC controlled equipment.

  • Have the ability and experience to setup and program motor inverters and various control gear including temperature controllers, counters and timers.

  • Experience with pneumatics and hydraulics.

  • Comfortable reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical drawing.


  • Fabrication skills i.e. tig welding

  • Driving licence

  • 17th/18th Edition qualifications

Interested Maintenance Engineer, who feel are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Maintenance Engineer, job in more detail please contact me Jordan McMaster now on 02890 323 333 or 07976985386


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