18+ Years experience of recruiting Contract & Permanent Maintenance & Reliability Professionals for a wide range of industries throughout the UK, Europe & Middle East.

This ranges from "Hands On" Engineers through to Managerial Staff and any combination you can think of in between!

If you are looking to recruit maintenance staff, you won’t find anyone in the UK with the experience I have in this sector.

I have personally placed over 1200 Maintenance Professionals during this time in every type of environment and sector you can think of…

Ashley Thomas

Principal Consultant

SECTORS

18+ Years experience of recruiting Contract & Permanent Maintenance & Reliability Professionals for a wide range of industries throughout the UK, Europe & Middle East.

This ranges from "Hands On" Engineers through to Managerial Staff and any combination you can think of in between!

If you are looking to recruit maintenance staff, you won’t find anyone in the UK with the experience I have in this sector.

I have personally placed over 1200 Maintenance Professionals during this time in every type of environment and sector you can think of…

Browse Ashley Thomas latest jobs

 

Introduction:

We are seeking to recruit a proven Reliability Centered Maintenance Professional to work alongside our Maintenance & Engineering Managers who support our operation within the London region.

You will be required to support the team in providing “hands off” technical support and plant related project planning, whilst also championing the use of preventative maintenance strategies and a continuous improvement ethos.

It is essential that you have supported a maintenance team as either a Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Reliability Engineer or Maintenance Planner where you have championed the use of CMMS, MTBF & MTTR, alongside having a comprehensive knowledge of collating and critiquing maintenance data utilising Ms Excel.

On a daily basis as the sites Maintenance Planner / Coordinator you will be responsible for:

  • Planning and co-ordinating all maintenance activities ensuring adequate resources are available
  • Liaising with the Senior Maintenance Managers for equipment availability
  • Managing and updating the CMMS system
  • Ensuring Risk Assessments/Method Statements are complete
  • Manage maintenance contracts and site inspection plans
  • Provide maintenance records for Quality audits
  • Produce and review weekly and monthly maintenance planning figures and present results
  • Support maintenance team with other activities such as arranging plant specific training

Requirements:

  • You must also be able to demonstrate significant experience administering a CMMS system (Shires experience is advantageous) and be IT literate.
  • You must also have gained your experience within a heavy engineering environment such as chemical processing, oil refineries, quarrying, recycling, power generation, steel works or within a heavy plant overhaul support organisation.

Benefits:

  • In return for your skills and experience we offer a starting salary of c£42,000, alongside a Company Pension and GENUINE Career Development which will lead into Engineering Management .

This role is commutable from Chigwell, Cheshunt, East Barnet, Enfield, Loughton, Woodford & Wood Green

 

Introduction:

We are a multinational organisation employing in excess of 10,000 people with an established presence in the West Midlands region.

We are seeking to recruit a proven Automation Engineer to support our Maintenance team.

Duties:

  • Working Days, you will be required to support our onsite automated production system that will see you working closely with our Maintenance, Projects and CI teams to resolve issues and make improvements to production processes, that heavily rely on automation. 

You will ideally have:

  • Climbed the ranks of engineering from a Maintenance prospective and have proven Plc & Robot skills with a desire to move your career towards Control Engineering.
  • Or hold a Control Engineering / Robot Support role, with a desire to utilise your skills within a fast-paced maintenance team.
  • Experienced to a programming level with either Rockwell Allen Bradley , Schneider or Siemens S7 Plc and Proface or  WinCC Flex HMI.
  • Experienced to a programming level with Robotic technology, utilised within complex “pick & place” applications.

Benefits:

Salary : £32,000

Company Pension

Control &  Robot Specific Training

Excellent Holiday Entitlement

Flexitime

Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme

 

Working within a process plant environment in the West Midlands. The Electrical Engineer / E&I Technician will support the implementation of hardware upgrades of automation systems within the plant.

As an Electrical Engineer / E&I Technician you will be involved with site automation and control system design, specification and planning and their integration with the plants IT network.

This role is initially a Two-Year Fixed Term Contract as a Full time Employee of the Business with a Negotiable Salary of between £38,000 – 40,000. 

Electrical Engineer / E&I Technician Duties:

  • Supporting plant up-grade projects, specifically electrical hardware configuration (verification of existing and the specification, planning and testing), within various project areas, such as:-
  • Distributed Control System, including I/O and associated hardware, computer development and upgrades.
  • Plant Control Systems - including drives, link systems and communication / information system.
  • Machine Drives including control system, monitoring, analysing, safety circuits and any protective devices designed to safeguard.

PLC systems, including input/output (IO) and associated hardware, and associated upgrades.

  • Conveyor & Quality Control Systems

You will generally be involved with:

  • Panel design
  • equipment layouts, and specification of materials,
  • creating I/O schedules, wiring schematics, testing and commissioning schedules and general technical support.
  • Producing schematics, cost estimates and proposals
  • Defining scope of supply, carryout pre-engineering work and testing
  • Programme site works, coordinate trades and supervise activities
  • Using the AutoCAD Vault drawing database to update any electronic drawings as required  and any other electronic or manual document systems.
  • Liaising with maintenance engineers and contractors to ensure system design and commissioning integrates with existing plant and allows for future expansion.

Electrical Engineer / E&I Technician Required Experience:

  • Qualified to a Minimum of HNC in Electrical  / Electronics or Automation
  • Previous Experience of E&I in DCS / PLC installation & commissioning projects in a process environment.
  • Capable of fault finding wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Computer and systems literate. Systems architecture about process control systems.
  • Competent with Excel, Word & Ms Project.
  • Ability to manage contract labour.
  • A good understanding of DCS, Siemens S7 PLC’s, industrial IT systems, networking hardware configuration is essential to be successful in this demanding project.
 

Introduction:

We are seeking to recruit a proven Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer, to join our maintenance team.

Duties:

  • As a Maintenance Engineer you will be required to work shifts (but not nights) within a small but effective Maintenance Engineer team and will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant which will require you to have experience of supporting conveyors, batching and lifting equipment.

Requirements:

  • You must hold formal mechanical qualifications (ideally with an electrical appreciation), with proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer of supporting plant within a heavy engineering or robust manufacturing environment.   

Benefits:

  • In return we offer a starting salary of c£28K, with regular overtime being available with engineers in the team reaching an OTE of £40K+ on an annual basis. 

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Oldbury & West Bromwich

Celebrating 20 Years of Maintenance Engineer Recruitment Excellence

 

We are seeking to recruit a multi skilled Maintenance Technician to join our existing team.

As a Maintenance Technician you will be required to work Double Day Shifts as a Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance tasks to our wide range of plant & equipment that will require you to hold good multi skilled abilities.

Ideally you will be an apprentice trained Maintenance Technician but Must hold formal electrical qualifications to a City & Guilds or NVQ standard, having gained your maintenance experience within a fast moving manufacturing, process or production environment.

In return for your Maintenance Technician skills and experience we offer an excellent  base salary, at premium rates, company pension and above average holiday entitlement.

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Erdington & Sutton Coldfield.

Celebrating 20 Years of Maintenance Technician Recruitment Excellence

 

We are seeking to recruit a multi skilled Maintenance Technician to join our existing team.

As a Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance tasks to our wide range of plant & equipment that will require you to hold good multi skilled abilities.

Ideally you will be an apprentice trained Maintenance Technician but must hold formal electrical qualifications to a City & Guilds or NVQ standard, having gained your maintenance experience within a fast moving manufacturing or production environment.

In return for your Maintenance Technician skills and experience we offer an excellent  base salary, regular paid overtime at premium rates, company pension and above average holiday entitlement.

The Role is Commutable from Birmingham, Erdington & Sutton Coldfield.

Celebrating 20 Years of Maintenance Technician Recruitment Excellence

 

Introduction:

We are seeking to recruit a multi skilled Maintenance Technician to join our existing team.

Duties:

  • As a Maintenance Technician you will be required to work Double Day Shifts as a Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance tasks to our wide range of plant & equipment that will require you to hold good multi skilled abilities.

Requirements:

  • Ideally you will be an apprentice trained Maintenance Technician but Must hold formal electrical qualifications to a City & Guilds or NVQ standard, having gained your maintenance experience within a fast moving manufacturing, process or production environment.

 Benefits

  • In return for your Maintenance Technician skills and experience we offer an excellent  base salary, at premium rates, company pension and above average holiday entitlement.

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Erdington & Sutton Coldfield.

Celebrating 20 Years of Maintenance Technician Recruitment Excellence

 

Working within an established plant maintenance team and alongside the Maintenance Planning Manager you will be responsible for running the companies CMMS (Computerised Maintenance System) ensuring that all maintenance related activities are logged.

Key Responsibilities of a CMMS Coordinator:

  • Plan and co-ordinate all maintenance activities ensuring adequate resources are available
  • Liaise with the Senior Maintenance Team Members for equipment availability
  • Manage and update the CMMS system
  • Ensure Risk Assessments/Method Statements are complete
  • Manage maintenance contracts and site inspection plans
  • Provide maintenance records for Quality audits
  • Produce and review weekly and monthly planning figures and present results
  • Support maintenance team with other activities such as arranging plant specific  training,

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 2-3 years' experience of maintenance planning within a manufacturing, production or process environment.

You must be able to demonstrate significant experience administering a CMMS system (Shires Pirana Frontline or Cworks experience is advantageous) be IT literate and confident working with Engineering and Production staff.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established business, far away from the highs & lows of the manufacturing sector.

 

The Role:

Working as part of the maintenance team you will be required to undertake planned and reactive maintenance to a range of plant and equipment, within a process plant environment.

We are keen to employ a post maintenance apprentices, who are keen to continue their development into a fully-fledged Maintenance Technician and are willing to continue both your on the job training in plant and equipment.

The Skills Required:

You must have completed either a modern or advanced modern maintenance apprenticeship within either manufacturing process or production environment and hold either an electrical or mechanical  bias to your skill base.

The Return on offer:

Negotiable Base Salary of £22,000 - £26,000 Plus Paid Overtime, Company Pension & Excellent Holiday Entitlement and Genuine mentoring, support and training to able you to develop into a fully-fledged Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician.

The role is commutable from Buckhurst, Cheshunt, East Barnet, Enfield, Loughton, Walthamstow, Woodford & Wood Green

Celebrating 20 Years of Maintenance Technician  Recruitment Excellence

 

Introduction:

We are seeking to recruit a Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician to join our existing team.

Duties:

  • As a Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance tasks to our wide range of plant & equipment that will require you to hold good multi skilled abilities.

Requirements:

  • Ideally you will be an apprentice trained Maintenance Technician but must hold formal City & Guilds or NVQ qualifications either Electrically or Mechanically, having gained your maintenance experience within a manufacturing or production environment.

Benefits:

  • In return for your Maintenance Technician skills and experience we offer an excellent  base salary, regular paid overtime at premium rates, annual bonus, company pension and above average holiday entitlement.

The role is commutable from  Birmingham, Erdington, Minworth & Sutton Coldfield

Celebrating 20 Years of Maintenance Technician Recruitment Excellence

 

We are one of the most respected employers regionally, who produce over 2 million products a year. And are seeking to recruit a proven Control Engineer to join our Control automation team.

Working within a team of likeminded Control Engineering professionals, you will be required to support our onsite automated production system that will see you working closely with our Maintenance, Projects and CI teams to resolve issues and make improvements to production processes, that heavily rely on automation. 

You will ideally have:-

  • Climbed the ranks of engineering from a Maintenance prospective into a Control Engineering position and be electrically qualified to an HNC standard.
  • Or hold a Degree in an Electrical, Control Engineering or an IT discipline and have proven control systems experience.
  • Experienced to a programming level with either Allen Bradley RSLogix or Siemens S7 Plc and  WinCC Flex HMI.
  • Allied to your systems experience you must also have experience of planning control related projects within manufacturing or production environments. 

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few years, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join an organisation that have enviable reputation for producing world leading products.

The role is commutable from: Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Coventry & Solihull

 

We are a well-respected employer and are seeking to recruit a proven site services maintenance engineer to join our maintenance team.

As a site services maintenance engineer , you will work bespoke days, within a small but effective team and will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our facility, which will require you to have experience of supporting steam raising plant, pipework, water treatment, refrigeration, air handling units and compressed air systems.

As a site services maintenance engineer you must hold formal mechanical qualifications (ideally with an electrical appreciation), with proven experience of supporting relevant plant and equipment.   

It is a great opportunity, to join established, well respected business, far away from the highs & lows of the manufacturing sector.

1999 - 2019 Celebrating 20 Years of Site Services Maintenance Engineer Recruitment Excellence