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G-Tekt Europe Manufacturing Ltd

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G-Tekt Europe Manufacturing Ltd
Gloucester Business Park
Golf Club Lane

Tel: 01452 632133

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Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Engineer


Division:  Maintenance

Reporting to Maintenance:  Manager

Post Definition/Purpose

You will be part of a small motivated Maintenance team Maintaining all site plant equipment
including Automated power presses, Automated robot assembly lines, conveyor systems, resistance
welding lines and clinching equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a culture of working safely by working in a safe manner at all times complying with company Health & Safety and environmental standards.
  • Attend breakdowns as a priority, getting equipment up and running in the shortest time possible to the correct safety and quality standards, utilising your electrical and mechanical skills.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities, for example submitting suggestions to improve the process flow to increase the production cell efficiency or improve health & safety on the shop-floor.
  • Support 5s activities throughout the Production Departments.
  • To follow instructions to ensure maximum effectiveness and to adhere to safety guidelines.
  • Actively participate in training and development activities identified for either personal and/or team development advancement.
  • Work as part of a small team with minimal supervision reporting directly to the maintenance manager.
  • Carrying permanent corrective work out after production to ensure faults don’t reoccur.
  • Identifying and carrying out improvements to equipment to improve quality and/or efficiency.
  • Carrying out planned preventative maintenance on equipment and site facilities.
  • Maintaining site services – e.g. heating, water system, drainage, security.
  • To get involved in any projects/improvements as necessary.
  • Assist/train production operatives with operational issues.
  • PLC interrogation/fault finding (Omron, Mitsubishi)
  • Enthusiastic – must react to breakdowns and requests for help positively.
  • Willing to learn on own initiative – training courses can be provided but will be expected to put theory into practice and also learn by reference to manuals, contacting equipment suppliers and shadowing existing staff.

Skills & Abilities

  • Previous busy factory/manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Willingness to multi-skill and learn products and processes.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy.
  • Electrical installations to 18th edition regs. Or equivalent is desirable.
  • Resistance welding techniques: understanding and programming of equipment for welding, as well as basic requirements for quality.
  • The competent use of machine shop/tool room equipment to perform repairs.
  • Safety systems and protection devices.
  • Able to manage own time and priorities where necessary.
  • Record all activities on CMMS.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience of working to deadlines and targets.
  • Logical fault finding approach through basic electrical and electronic principles, relay logic,
  • PLC software interrogation (Omron/Mitsubishi), safety circuits and software (Plitz).
  • Experience of variable speed motor control systems. Inverter, Servo drives.
  • Previous experience in Automotive Manufacturing would be advantageous.
  • Must have an excellent time and attendance record.
  • Minimum HNC in related discipline or relevant time served apprenticeship.
  • Patience when problems occur to explain route causes to operators clearly.
  • Approachable – operators, team leaders, and managers must feel person is approachable and will carry out requests.
  • Experience and understanding of the basic use of robotics and software integration.
  • Have a safe working approach.
  • Experience of coaching apprentices would be advantageous.
  • Flexible working approach including weekend working when required.


  • 25 days holiday (mostly fixed with plant shut downs) + 8 Bank holidays
  • 37.5 hour week.
  • Permanent contract.
  • Potential for advancement in Company.
  • Overtime (up to 1.5 hours compulsory overtime per day depending on business need)
  • Competitive salary.
  • Contributory NEST pension scheme (after successful completion of 3 month probationary period)
  • 20% premium on PM shift / 30% premium on Night shift
  • Work wear provided.
  • Working a 2-shift pattern rota. / Possible 3-shift depending on Company requirements.
  • AM – 06:00am – 14.10pm – Monday to Friday,
  • PM – 15:20pm – 23.30pm – Monday
  • 14:20pm – 22.30pm - Friday

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