Plant Engineer

Orbis Search
£55000 - £60000/annum Excellent Package
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Plant Engineer
orbissearch – Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Job Description

Plant Engineer (World Class Manufacturing)

Within a World Class Manufacturing site, the client is now seeking to appoint an ambitious Plant Engineer with at least five years experience in a relevant industry. This role will suit someone keen to find an exciting opportunity in a business that offers genuine, realistic and proven career progression by means of succession planning – we are looking for someone with drive and ambition.

This particular facility produces components for the aerospace, automotive and energy markets. As a group, they employ nearly 32,000 people in 15 countries. They insist on quality, not just in the materials and processes they use, but also in the people they employ. Despite their size, those who work with them are recognised, respected and rewarded – you will never just be “a number” or get lost in the crowd.

Role Outline: Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will have the responsibility for plant availability, reliability and effectiveness. This includes recognition of, and development for future improvements alongside on going and preventative maintenance requirements and the day to day management for the reliability of equipment on site.

Specific Responsibilities:

Ensure that (within your section) Plant and Equipment is running safely and effectively.

Ensure sufficient Plans are in place to ensurefuture Reliability of Plant

Investigate and reduce recurring Plant issues to maximise uptime

Analysis of Engineering based non standards

Complete regular reviews of Preventative and Planned Maintenance

Implement Plant and process improvements

Control and understand engineering spend

Ensure sufficient spares to minimise downtime

Understand and comply with Environmental and Safety legislation

Liaise closely with Maintenance and Operations departments to maximise opportunities during Plant downtime

Identify cost savings through Plant improvement and energy savings

Skills required: Whilst we accept you may not have ALL of what is listed below, we’d like to be able to tick some/most of these criteria and we WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly)

Ability to find faults and analysis of cause and prevention

Able to coach and mentor Maintenance Staff

Ability to communicate at a technical level with peers and external subject matter experts

Be able to produce technical reports on dangerous occurrences an Plant Incidents

Understanding of complex hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems

Knowledge of forging press operations

Knowledge of reheat furnaces, refractories and controls

Understanding of cranes and lifting equipment

Education and Experience:

Degree/HNC in a relevant engineering discipline

A minimum of 5 years experience in an relevant Industry, and related role within manufacturing

About the Salary & Benefits: Basic annual salary of up to £59k, WE WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly) – discretionary bonus (around 8% per annum) paid on individual and company performance, 26 days leave (+ 9 Bank & statutory holidays), pension (employee and employer contributions up to 8%), Private Health and Dental Care, other schemes including childcare vouchers etc. Working hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm – Monday to Friday.

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: c£60k + Excellent package