CPA Recruitment

Maintenance Engineer

Location
Suffolk
Salary
Circa £40,000
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
11 Apr 2019
Ref
FMW38265
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

CPA have a requirement for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join an established Food manufacturing company. 

Responsible for:

All repairs related to the maintenance of operational equipment and site fabrication   

Responsibilities:

The maintenance of all plant and equipment on site to ensure that the optimum efficiencies are maintained to operate according to the scheduled maintenance programme.

Duties:

  • Conduct a range of engineering activities including (but not limited to) fault diagnostics, breakdown cover, equipment instillation and the general maintenance of all plant and equipment to ensure optimum efficiency 
  • Support the department with the commissioning of new machinery
  • Dismantling and re-assembling machinery
  • Complete and maintain accurate documentation following repair
  • Maintenance of building fabrication
  • Conduct scheduled planned preventative maintenance (PPM)
  • Work with contractors to ensure specialist machinery is maintained
  • Checking the overall equipment effectiveness of production lines (OEE)
  • Ensure the clean as you go policy is maintained
  • To act as the primary engineer for specified lines
  • Assist with scheduled fire alarm testing if required
  • Ensure all assigned tools are kept clean and in good repair
  • Report any Health and Safety hazards within the area
  • Fully co-operate with site management and the workforce
  • To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements

Expected learnings to be attained:

  • Knowledge, understanding and compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements
  • Working knowledge and use of CMMS system (computerised maintenance management system)
  • Knowledge and understanding of (OEE) overall equipment effectiveness
  • CIEH Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing

Personal Skills Required:

  • Have an engineering related qualification or relevant experience in an engineering role within food manufacturing
  • Strong technical knowledge and an aptitude for both mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Competent in working with PLC systems and fault finding on electrical circuits
  • Sound fault finding ability and a working knowledge of pneumatics and electronics
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Good written and oral communication skills

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