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Tooling and maintenance engineer

Ref no. BHN563087
Salary £35,000 - £38,000/annum
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

We've partnered with Ricardo, a market-leading automotive consultancy located in Shoreham-By-Sea, to help them find an experienced Tooling and Maintenance Engineer to join their local team.

Key skills required for this role

Maintenance; CNC; control systems; PLC; Programmable Logic control


Maintenance; CNC; control systems; PLC; Programmable Logic control

Job description

What does the job involve?

As a Tooling & Maintenance Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in helping Ricardo achieve maximum facility availability and uptime. Working closely with the Process Engineering team and Production Manager, you'll focus on:

· Establishing and updating maintenance schedules and instructions under guidance

· Providing guidance and training on production integrated TPM tasks

· Conducting preventative maintenance and inspections

· Rapidly responding to equipment breakdowns to maintain production continuity

· Coordinating repair or replacement of tooling and equipment to minimize downtime

· Maintaining the Tooling Register to document failure and repair information

· Assisting process engineering with in-house design, fabrication, and prototyping

· Contributing to the commissioning, validation, and optimization of new equipment

What do I need to succeed?

To excel in this role, you'll have:

· An advanced understanding of manufacturing systems and processes

· An NVQ 3 or higher in a technical, mechanical and/or electrical qualification

· Hands-on experience with various production tooling, equipment, and machinery

· Proficient logical fault-finding abilities, especially under time constraints

· A commitment to the highest safety standards, exceptional communication skills across all levels, including computer literacy skills

Tell me more about the company

Ricardo is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consultancy at the intersection of transport, energy, and global climate agendas, solving the most complex issues to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.

Ricardo is relied upon by companies across the world to deliver engineering, scientific and consulting capabilities supported by niche manufacturing. With more than 3,000 global employees, Ricardo's

talented teams take pride in delivering quality work for our clients, as they've developed sustainable solutions for over 100 years.

As a valued member of the team, you'll receive a competitive salary alongside a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent training and development prospects. From your first day onwards, you'll be entitled to:

· 33 days of annual leave per year including bank holidays

· Overtime opportunities at an increased pay rate, where there is a business need

· An impressive pension scheme, with 7% employer contribution

· Comprehensive life assurance cover

· A range of company benefit schemes

· And much more!

How to apply

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Please click on the apply button to register your contact details and upload your CV, and start your journey with Ricardo today!

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