Mechanical Engineer

Posted 9 January by REED
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 REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading Engineering & Manufacturing Company with a global client base.

Mechanical Engineer (DAYS ONLY)

Job Summary

Responsible for the Mechanical maintenance of a variety of plant and equipment on site. To contribute towards the running of a highly effective predictive and preventative maintenance system to prevent unscheduled outages.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• To understand complex Mechanical systems, be able to diagnose problems, perform safety & quality risk assessments and effect repairs quickly and safely.

• Utilising the Pirana maintenance management system for generation and management of maintenance schedules. Technical Support for breakdown activity / Collate breakdown data / information and input to Pirana

• Accountability for housekeeping standards and other established working standards

• Involvement with key continuous improvement activities; DMB, PSR’s, VSM, and project work.

• Reviewing of SWP / Other document Review

• Issuing Permit to Work to defined standards

• Ordering of Critical Spares via approved routes – Management of sundry items.

• Coordination and Management of contractors on site

• Deployment and Execution - Hands on support to shift manager

o Planned Maintenance

o Statutory Requirements

o Statutory Inspections

o Capital Projects

o Shut Down activities and Major Overhaul works

Skills, Experience and Qualification


• A relevant vocational qualification e.g. NVQ, ONC, HNC, HND, C&G or an appropriate apprenticeship.

• Experience in Mechanical Engineering in a Manufacturing Environment

• Experience of Maintenance Management systems – Pirana desirable


• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings

• Good standard of numeracy, literacy and IT skills

The role will be 

Developing business cases for improvements and run small improvement projects to completion within the Maintenance Dept

Reference: 39545803

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