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Maintenance Systems Engineer

  • Job reference: 913124
  • Location: Muir Of Ord, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 12/04/2017

913124 - Maintenance Systems Engineer

Our client is one of the world's leading manufacturers of products from carbon.

They are currently recruiting for the position of Maintenance Systems Engineer, based in Muir of Ord, Scotland.

Job Description

  • This position is a multifunctional position, and the incumbent will be responsible for the supervision of both mechanical and electrical teams.
  • The incumbent is accountable for the application of repairs and other maintenance activities for all the equipment and facilities within this site.
  • To efficiently lead both internal and external craft resources in order to maximize plant availability and product quality.
  • To assist in the development of maintenance strategy under the guidance of Mechanical and Electrical Plant Engineers, in order to maximize department efficiency. (Corrective, preventative, predictive maintenance).
  • To ensure that all maintenance and project tasks are undertaken to all required Production, Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality standards.
  • To assist in the control of maintenance budget, offering suggestions for best cost and practice solutions.
  • Interaction with Production & Technology teams in order to plan Maintenance activities and ensure that customers are satisfied on completion of task.
  • To assist and offer suggestions for root cause investigation, in order to eliminate equipment failure.
  • Coordinate with Stores to ensure that appropriate critical spares are held at all time
  • Install, maintain, and repair new or existing PLC plant, machinery and equipment to maintain operational viability.
  • Troubleshoot all aspects of electronic and control systems and modify PLC code and SCADA project as required to ensure effective operation.
  • Obtain measurements and collect data (electronically and manually) on equipment performance to inform planned maintenance and measure plant efficiencies.
  • Deputise for Electrical & Mechanical Plant Engineer.
  • Experience in leadership of a multifunctional craft team.
  • Estimation and implementation of workload resource requirements and timescales


Skills & Experience

  • ONC, City & guilds or equivalent, and/or has undertaken formal apprenticeship in an engineering discipline.
  • Experience of continuous manufacturing processes such as polymer, paper or other converting process facilities is desirable
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong people management experience. Supervisory training would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to develop others. In particular, must be able to demonstrate the identification and prioritisation of individual training requirements
  • Proven experience in estimating, planning and implementation of workload within a multifunctional team.
  • Self starter and a team player with good communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Evidence of setting high work standards and a commitment to high levels of quality and safety.
  • Ability to work proactively and be adaptable to change.
  • Ability to build and sustain effective working relationships.


This is a permanent position.

The salary for this position is negotiable.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 913124..



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