Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers (Elec-Bias)

RG Search Ltd
Newport, South Wales
£30000 - £35000/annum +overtime & excellent benefits
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our food manufacturing client are expanding rapidly & are actively recruiting for a number of experienced & ambitious Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers with an Electrical Bias to join them at their site
based within the Newport, South Wales region.

You will provide a timely & effective engineering service to their customers in production whilst ensuring safety, quality & hygiene standards are met.

Typical Day:
-Carry out planned maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan contained within the CMMS.
-Attend & repair breakdowns as required & report all actions carried out & any further actions required, via the CMMS.
-Report in a comprehensive manner via the CMMS, all work activities carried out on a daily/shift basis.
-Be proactive in preventing equipment failures & improving overall equipment performance by generating & implementing ideas & modifications.
-Provide a service that meets agreed service levels, including minimising downtime & communicating effectively with relevant personnel.
-Provide a service that meets food safety standards, whilst maintaining standards of housekeeping & personal hygiene.
-Maintain & help improve health & safety standards & ensure that staff work in a safe environment by eliminating, minimising & controlling risks to themselves & others.
-Cooperate with contractors & as far as is possible to ensure their adherence to site rules, health & safety & food safety standards.
-Undertake training as required to further enhance individual’s skills & knowledge so that the level of support to the front-line operations remains effective & efficient.
-Train others so that they are able to carry out their expected work duties to the required standards.
-Identify performance issues & implement appropriate & pragmatic solutions through the use of problem solving skills, tools & techniques.
-Maximise the use of the labour & skills available by being flexible in terms of work allocation & scheduling within the team.
-In consultation with the appropriate personnel, be able to correctly prioritise the work load for the overall benefit of the site performance.
-Must be able to work to agreed deadlines where necessary.
-Must be willing to work under the guidance of departmental & site KPI’s to maximise business performance.

About You:
The successful candidate will have:
-Educated to HNC standard (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering is essential.
-Time-served with electrical bias to NVQ level 3 (or equivalent).
-Post apprenticeship, preferably in a high-speed, high volume manufacturing environment (Food environment preferable).
-A proven practitioner of preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, problem solving & continuous improvement skills.
-Must have a proven ability in diagnostic fault finding under pressure of production.
-Must have proven experience in PLC Control systems & PLC fault-finding experience in AB PLC5, SLC500, Control Logix, Compact Logix, Factory Talk View, RS Networks (including Ethernet, DeviceNet communications).
-Familiarity with the use of PC equipment is essential.
-Proven experience of working with the AB PowerFlex range of AC Inverters.
-Familiar with TPM principles including 5S. Use of CMMS (computerised maintenance management systems) ideally SAP, but not essential.
-Experience of Siemens S5/S7 PLC systems would be an advantage.
-Trained to the 17th Edition Electrical Regulations would be an advantage.
-An experience of fault-finding on refrigeration plant would be an advantage.
-Familiarity with ABB Robotic Technology would be an advantage.

My client are offering a high competitive salary along with an excellent staff benefits package for the right candidate & they have an excellent staff training & development program.

If you feel you are the suitable candidate for this excellent opportunity, then please apply ASAP with your CV details to the team at RG Search today or call James on (Apply online only) for more details on the role