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Maintenance Engineer- Small Castings Maintenance


  • Antrim / Belfast / Down
  • Not disclosed
  • Temporary full-time
  • Updated 16/12/2017
  • Sarah Cooper
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Maintenance Engineer- Small Castings Maintenance


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:

Basic function:

Machine and equipment maintenance providing service to Manufacturing, Die Maintenance, Quality Assurance and Facilities

Principle duties:

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


Essential Criteria:

  • NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in electrical maintenance 
  • Time-served electrical engineer
  • Previous experience in an industrial maintenance environment 
  • Proven knowledge and experience of fault finding and repair, e.g. servo drives, PLCs
  • Knowledge and experience of the implementation of good health, safety and environmental practice
  • 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
  • Experience of 17th Edition regulations


Company Benefits:

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

Ref: MES/02/17
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