Senior Engineer

Location
Banbury
Salary
£33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Ref
13989810/001
Contact
Joy Oguzie
Function
Engineering
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


You have the chance to join a well-established engineering department of a leading FMCG company that are continuing to expand. As the Senior Engineer you will be supporting the engineering Manager in leading a Multi-Skilled Engineering team, supporting the site as they continue to invest in new equipment & new people.



Client Details

A leading FMCG Company based in Banbury are further investing in their equipment & you will be an instrumental part of this team as they continue to improve their site. You have the opportunity to add value to the engineering team & ensure they continue to develop their culture of efficiency.

Description

As the Senior Engineer you will be part of a multi-skilled engineering team working on electro-mechanical equipment. You will be an instrumental in ensuring continued efficiency improvement through PPM initiatives & fault resolution.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Electrical & mechanical fault finding
  • Leading a small team of engineers
  • Deputising the Engineering Manager's absence
  • Maintain effective communication with all relevant departments regarding progress on repairs and Maintenance requests
  • Ensure all departments are kept informed when maintenance tasks are taking place in their departments
  • Liaise with operations team to ensure maintenance schedules are adhered to
  • Ensure all items of plant operate efficiently and safely through proactive and reactive maintenance
  • Provide support and engineering expertise to the site operation through implementation of proactive planned preventative maintenance
  • Carry out all engineering disciplines using best Health and Safety and engineering practices
  • Identify opportunities of improvement that will benefit the system function in terms of performance, hygiene, safety, efficiency and provide a cost benefit
  • Identify learnings from tasks undertaken that will improve on breakdown recovery, efficiency and implement the necessary process to ensure minimum downtime
  • When down time occurs, utilise the opportunity to carry out other maintenance and hygiene tasks within the same time period
  • All plant is maintained in accordance with the approved maintenance schedules and training provided
  • Ensure all engineering targets are achieved


YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK TO A ROTATING SHIFT PATTERN 4 ON 4 OFF 12 HOUR SHIFTS; 4 WEEKS OF DAYS THEN 2 WEEKS OF NIGHTS

Profile

You could be a Senior Engineer already or a Maintenance Engineer looking to step into a leadership role. The successful applicant will be multi-skilled (ideally 50:50 but a bias of up to 70:30 will be considered either way) & have the following:
  • Formally recognised engineering qualifications/training
  • Extensive fault finding experience in an electromechanical FMCG environment (other sectors will be considered)
  • Ideally 17th Edition training
  • Ideally an understanding of PLC systems
  • The ability to work independently and make informed, firm decisions
  • The ability to work under pressure


Job Offer

Circa £33,000 - £38,000 DOE

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