Engineering Lead


We are recruiting an experienced Maintenance Leader for our client, based in West Tyrone – part of a Group and one of Ireland’s most successful and forward looking progressive businesses.    This is an excellent company, with very low turnover and has a reputation for looking after its staff and providing opportunities for personal development within the organisation.  Excellent opportunity for a forward thinking Engineer with some leadership to develop their career in a daytime role, Monday to Friday.
Responsibilities Supporting the Engineering Manager in the day-to-day running of an efficient, effective and safe Maintenance/ Engineering section, coordinating, organising and assisting the site Maintenance Team and third party contractors, whilst supporting engineering initiatives to maximise production line efficiencies and researching and identifying new ideas and solutions in the improvement and development of the Site Engineering agenda. Liaise with suppliers and site Management on the installation of new equipment and spare parts management.  
* Third Level qualified in an engineering discipline OR Completed a recognised apprenticeship as a Mechanical technician  
* 5 years proven experience and knowledge in an engineering/maintenance environment within an Industrial Manufacturing setting
* Knowledge of:
 Mechanical systems – pumps, gearboxes, agitators, manual valves, relief valves, heaters, steam boilers, cooling towers and separators   
Electrical – three-phase and single-phase motors, variable speed drives and switch gear  
Automation – PLC control and protection loops, pneumatics, hydraulics, relay logic, automated control and stop valves.
* Compressed air and refrigeration units, compressors (chilled water systems), effluent plants, air and liquid -filtration.  
Desirable: Knowledge and experience working within the Food Industry
NB:   Candidates must already be eligible to work in the UK.
To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided.
TechMet is a dedicated Engineering and Technical Recruitment Consultancy.  
The consultant managing your application will be a MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.  For a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please contact Sean Metrustry (Director) at TechMet. Tel 02894 462620