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Mechanical Engineer

Location Newry, County Down
Sector
Job type Temporary
Salary £10 - £15.87 per hour
Published 8 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Barry Quine
Job ref NEW/ME1_1575902077

Job description

Mechanical Engineer

Armagh

Temporary

The Client: Local Government body based in Armagh, serving local residents.

The Role:

  • Manage vehicle and plant workshops (inc. industrial and non-industrial staff) in Armagh, Arvalee (Omagh) and Silverhill (Enniskillen) ensuring that all vehicles and plant items are maintained in accordance with manufacturer and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure all H&S procedures are implemented and adhered to.
  • Manage LOLER & PUWER engineering inspection services with accredited assessors implementing reactive action as necessary.
  • Ensure that all procurement complies with guidelines.
  • Participate in the preparation and evaluation of tenders associated with the procurement of vehicles and plant and/or vehicle and plant maintenance contracts and/or procurement of goods associated with the repair of vehicles and plant and workshop services.
  • Establish, manage and maintain fleet maintenance programmes in accordance with statutory requirements.
  • Establish, manage and maintain fleet maintenance service level agreements with key stakeholders.
  • Liaise with operational staff throughout the Business Unit to ensure all targets, guidelines, procedures and legislation are met.
  • Maintain, develop and use the fleet management computer system and fleet inventory to ensure that accurate and timely information is available to meet business needs.
  • Manage, monitor, control and report on expenditure, quality and standards of in-house and contracted services/supplies provision within budget limitations.
  • Ensure appropriate people management arrangements are in place including industrial relations, health and safety standards, recruitment, appraisal, discipline, welfare, etc.
  • Identify training and development needs of all staff and preparation of training applications.
  • Advise on relevant legislation.
  • Driving duties to adequately perform vehicle and plant assessments and work quality checks. This will involve driving vehicles (cars, vans, light and heavy commercial vehicles) and operation of plant and equipment

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Essential Criteria:

  • At least a BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Motor Vehicle or Plant/Maintenance Studies
  • AND

  • A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, gained within the last 5 years, in the management, maintenance and repair of a motor vehicle fleet or the procurement of vehicles or other mechanical plant.
  • OR
  • BTEC Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Motor Vehicle or Plant/Maintenance Studies
  • AND
  • A minimum of 1 years post qualification experience, gained within the last 5 years, in the management, maintenance and repair of a motor vehicle fleet or the procurement of vehicles or other mechanical plant.

  • All applicants must have:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing staff to successfully achieve key business objectives.
  • AND
  • A full current driving licence to enable them to drive in Northern Ireland and have access to a form of transport which will enable them to meet the requirements of the post in full.

In Return:

  • Rate of Pay: £10.00 p/hr, rising to £15.87 p/hr after 12 weeks
  • Holiday Entitlement

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