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Maintenance Engineer

Posted 1 February by Kelly Services Easy Apply Ended
Our Client are a leading engineering business based in the North East of England.  The company currently require a talented Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join the business.

Overall Purpose of the role:

- To ensure swift resolution of any Plant breakdowns. To assist the Maintenance Manager in the completion of PPM Schedule on a daily, weekly and annual basis. 

Key Responsibilities:

- Ensure that all faults / breakdowns  are dealt with immediately and that any Plant Downtime is kept to a minimum.
- Demonstrate a team approach with regard to maintenance and hygiene of equipment and support of production operators.
- Provide support to the team during breaks and absences and work together to ensure completion of their duties.
- Follow all work instructions, procedures, job descriptions at all times.
- Ensure that all Work Orders, PM's issued to the shift are completed.
- Complete all necessary paper work.
- Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and carry out prioritized work as agreed.
- Compliance with Company policies, procedures and regulations and ensure these are followed to maintain the required standards.
- Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as required in order to resolve problems on shift.
- Ensure all parts removed from stores while on shift are booked out of stores in the correct way.
- Where necessary, must  initiate the purchase of parts or equipment completing the relevant order requisition forms with relevant information.
- Provide the Lead Engineer with information on all engineering downtime attended on shift, related quality issue, work orders completed, PM's completed and other details as required.
- Identify and analyse potential Production Loss problems before  they occur and either rectify or  ensure action is taken to solve at the earliest opportunity.
- Ensure remedial works to equipment raised by work order or PM's are highlighted to the Maintenance Manager .
- Ensure that at the end of every Shift a Full and Complete Record of all your activities are entered onto the Maintenance System and that the Production Teams, Maintenance Management Team  and the following Shift Engineering Team have all the relevant information to hand to allow both the safety of the Site, continued Production and possible problems to be continued and resolved without problem.

Skills Required:

- Previous food processing industry experience highly desirable  
- Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship.
- Must have previous experience of working in an automated production environment.
- A good standard of both written and oral English.
- Basic Food Hygiene.
- Basic Health & Safety.
- Data and analytical skills.
- Computer literate. (word/excel/windows based packages).
- Desirable skills :- PLC's, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control, instrumentation, welding.

Salary:  Up to £34,000 plus benefits

Reference: 34374575

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