Maintenance Engineer, North West England

Salary: £45K
Sector: Engineering
Location: North West England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a successful and well-established Food Manufacturer and a market leader. Now is an excellent time to join this progressive company. It is also important to stress that this business has been very resilient to the COVID climate and the popularity of their products has shown no sign of diminishing…

My client is looking for both mechanically and electrically biased engineers to come and work with them.

ROLE

1. Work collaboratively on shift with other engineers.
2. Direct Engineering resource in accordance with Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) work, to ensure its completion.
3. Communication, interaction and direction – direct Engineering resource (on shift) in the event of equipment failure. Work and advise counterparts within operations of recommendations in resolution of failure scenarios, verbally.
4. Written communication – report on shift issues, ensuring successful information transfer to the oncoming shifts and Senior engineer, provides a brief for assessment
5. Contractor Control – ensure appropriate Risk assessment, LOTO Procedures, Permit procedures are complied with.
6. Health And Safety – ensure the safe working of engineering function (particularly in areas of isolation and safe entry) and provide ‘safety walk’ information to Engineering Team Leader, using existing ‘in house’ documentation, where deputising for the Engineering Team Leader.
7. Ensure that PPM schedules and works orders are completed within agreed time frames, ensuring breakdowns are closed out (where necessary), with PPM pro-forma advising on parts required.
8. Continuous Improvement (CI) – advises on CI Initiatives, giving payback details or improvement justifications (ie improvement X will increase line speed by X%, or illuminate this repeat failure).
9. Communication and Control – effective handover to oncoming engineering shift.
10. Attend line-side meetings giving accurate account of equipment and engineering status report of plant.
11. On completion of maintenance work, ensure that equipment is serviceable and runs as expected, in readiness for production.
12. Deputise for Engineering Team Leader as necessary, including attendance at engineering meetings.

CANDIDATE

• Experienced in food, or consumer products industry supported by a good track record of acquiring Engineering skills and continuous development.
• Must be a good team player
• Must be able to work with own initiative and highlight continuous Improvement opportunities
• PC literate (Experience of MS Word, Lotus Notes and Excel Spreadsheets)
• Must be able to troubleshoot and fault-find within the production facility
• Good written and verbal communication skills – ability to effectively communicate with both suppliers and internal customers

Attractive salary + BONUS

Company is offering over 20 training courses to help automation, PLC courses, even looking at sending engineers to site abroad.

SHIFTS:

Week 1
Mon / Tues – DAYS
Wed / Thur – OFF
Fri / Sat / Sun – NIGHTS

Week 2
Mon / Tues – OFF
Wed / Thur – DAYS
Fri / Sat / Sun – OFF

Week 3
Mon / Tues – NIGHTS
Wed / Thur – OFF
Fri / Sat / Sun – DAYS

Week 4
Mon / Tues – OFF
Wed / Thur – NIGHTS
Fri / Sat / Sun – OFF

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to andrew@drnewitt.com or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.

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Andrew Donaldson
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