Maintenance Engineer

KPI Recruiting
£35000 - £40000/annum
18 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Engineer,
(Day Shift )
As prestigious supplier within the UK's dairy sector, my client is seeking an experienced Maintenance Engineer to support a 7 day week production environment.
Key Responsibilities:
•Carry out planned preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment
•Ensure that equipment is fit for purpose on a shift / daily basis. Attend breakdowns as necessary, to support continuous production. Monitor and document line downtime and breakdowns
•Complete a robust shift handover with the alternate shift engineer and ensure critical issues are raised to minimise disruption to operational performance
•Assist & train production with machinery problems and setup and carry out repairs to machinery
•Control activities of contractors on site, completing permits to work etc
•Ensure plant and equipment is operated and operating in the correct manner in line with H&S
•Control re-order of spare parts and materials as necessary to ensure that stock levels.
•Work on capital projects as required and complete all engineering activities in line with plan
•Support Facilities Management projects for the site.

To be successful:
•You will need significant post apprenticeship experience, ideally gained in food manufacturing and supported by BTEC or C&G qualification in an appropriate discipline (Electrical Systems, Electrical Control, Faultfinding and Mechanical Engineering).
•Some experience of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.
•Steam systems knowledge is essential for this role. BOAS certification would be highly advantageous
•Dairy or food process plant knowledge is essential.
•Packaging plant knowledge is required.
•Flexibility required. Shift pattern will be confirmed as this is a 7 day week production environment.

We offer:
•The position offers an attractive basic salary, performance bonus and contributory pension scheme. £37K