Maintenance Engineer

Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
Up to £35000 per annum
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Ref
13997892/001
Contact
Joy Oguzie
Function
Engineering
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent


You have the chance to join a well-established engineering department of a leading FMCG company that are continuing to invest in new, automated equipment. As a Maintenance Engineer, you will be working closely with the Maintenance Manager as they continue to invest in new equipment & new people.



Client Details

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

Description

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

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Mechanical fault finding (some electrical fault finding will also be required)
  • Ensure all items of plant operate efficiently and safely through proactive and reactive maintenance
  • 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
  • Accountable for the performance and availability of your working areas, utilising reporting facilities to proactively identify and correct repetitive issues
  • Provide a flexible approach and service to the operation to ensure that the sites targets are achieved
  • 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
  • Provide the required shift cover as requested to ensure the sites performance is not jeopardised and enable planned outage output being maximised through efficient deployment
  • 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 A 3 ON 3 OFF, DAYS & NIGHTS SHIFT PATTERN

Profile

A Maintenance Engineer with multi-skilled with a mechanical bias (ideally 70:30 split). The successful applicant will have:
  • Formally recognised engineering qualifications/training (ONC and above)
  • Extensive fault finding experience within an equipment centric FMCG, manufacturing or distribution business
  • An understanding of Continuous Improvement techniques
  • The ability to work independently and make informed, firm decisions
  • Thea ability to work under pressure


  • Job Offer

    Circa £35,000

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