Maintenance Engineer

Objectives

  • The primary objectives of role would be to support and maintain the operations of a continuous production line under supervision of the engineering team.
  • Successful individual will be part of a multi discipline maintenance team providing a supporting role and be willing to step in and out of operator duties as necessary.
  • Applicant will have an interest in all aspects of engineering with a bias towards electrical and should be able to adapt to new technologies and concepts.
  • As the role would be within a multi-disciplined environment, the successful candidate would have basic mechanical skills and be IT literate and willing to undertake any necessary duties which would fall within the maintenance department.

Reporting     

Directly to the Engineering Manager

 

Working Pattern

  • Will be required to work an alternative 3 shift pattern.
  • Candidate must be flexible to support the needs of the business. 
  • Candidate must be prepared to work overtime and weekends at short notice.

      Responsibilities and duties

  • Must have a good, varied understanding of electrical systems, performing all reasonable job requests to the highest level. Experience of motors, VSDs, PLC and communication systems are essential
  • Understand fault finding and diagnostic techniques and shall understand engineering circuit schematics
  • To understand mechanical concepts (inc. pneumatic and hydraulic systems) and to drive improvement projects
  • Welding and Fabrication skills would be an advantage
  • To work closely with and liaise with third party contractors and ensure they comply with site policies and procedures
  • Provide maintenance cover during weekend on a rota basis
  • perform housekeeping duties in the engineering environment during any slack time
  • have a right first time attitude with line reliability as a main priority
  • provide a positive 'can do' approach
  • seek to continually improve the production performance, focusing on reducing scrap levels and line utilisation
  • successful candidate(s) may be required to complete general plant and building maintenance
  • candidate would be required to fault find over the telephone by instructions from an 'on call' engineer and must understand their own ability
  • support the engineering team by carrying out systematic and continuous improvements to plant and machinery to improve existing manufacturing processes. This may involve out of hours working
  • will work in line with the Health and Safety requirements at all times

 

Education and experience

 

  •  Must have a multi - discipline approach as from time to time the role would require general maintenance work to be carried out.

  •  Will have an engineering interest with a good understanding of engineering concepts.

  •  Able to work within a small team.

  •  Experienced engineer with a good and varied understanding of plant operations

  •  The successful applicant will have completed a full engineering apprenticeship in a multi-disciplined role

 

IIf you feel you have the skills and want to join a dynamic friendly company, then please apply with your CV by completing the vacancy application below: 

 

 

Closing date Friday 26th May

 

 

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