Maintenance Engineer – Kilroot

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The Company:
Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork. Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role: 
1. Ensure all health and safety policies and procedures are complied with in accordance with the company requirements 
2. Ensure effective maintenance of all equipment 
3. Develop maintain and implement planned maintenance schedules and routines for all equipment 
4. Ensure all plant and equipment is operationally safe and complies with the relevant legislation 
5. Maintain all records, documentation and literature in compliance with safety, health, environmental and Company quality standards 
6. Work in cooperation with production to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the manufacturing process 
7. Participate with information sharing and team working, supporting any activities undertaken within the Company including providing technical knowledge and advice 
8. Provide and implement technical solutions to continuously improve the manufacturing process 
9. Contribute to the production of the highest quality products, good customer service and their continuous improvements 
10. Establish and promote good housekeeping and safety practices 
11. Comply with Company environmental/energy policies and the requirements of the Environmental System in both normal and emergency situations 
12. Other duties as assigned 

Essential Criteria:

  • NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in Engineering 
  • Time-served electrical and/or mechanical engineer  
  • Previous experience in an industrial maintenance environment      
  • Proven knowledge and experience of fault finding and repair, within a manufacturing environment 
  • Knowledge and experience of the implementation of good health, safety and environmental practice 
  • Preventive maintenance on manufacturing equipment 
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written 
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative without supervision, and positively contribute within a team environment 
  • Flexibility to perform various tasks, breakdown repairs, preventative maintenance and project work 
  • Computer literate  
  • Able to work shifts and overtime as required 

Desirable Criteria:

  • 3 years post apprenticeship experience in an industrial maintenance environment 
  • Experience of robotics 

Shortlisting and Interviews:

  • Shortlisting – 22nd April 2024
  • Interviews – 25th April 2024

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays and holiday purchase scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards

​​​​​​​If you have previously applied for this role in the last 6 months, we will not be considering your application at this time.

  • Permanent
  • Kilroot
  • Closing date: Sunday 21 Apr 2024
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