Maintenance Engineer/Planner

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
04 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Engineer/Planner

Principal Purpose of Role

  • Run the site Maintenance Management System and be hands on to maintain the site services and cover for stores.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Observe & apply all Health & Safety policies & procedures
  • Ensure all statutory testing is maintained in line with EU & UK legislation
  • Ensure housekeeping is maintained in line with the factory clean-as-you-go policy during and after maintenance work
  • Manage contractors when needed in line with company Management of Contractors procedure
  • Use root cause analysis to continuously reduce factory downtime
  • Support factory audits and visits
  • Meet KPI as specified and compile KPI reports
  • Provide support to team during breaks and absences and work together with Engineers in the completion of their duties when needed
  • Keep the site CMMS system up to date
  • Maintain the site services and when need organise contractors to assist
  • Ensure that all work orders, PM?s issued to the team are completed
  • Log all completed work orders on the PM system
  • Help ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Efficiently manage, facilitate and work with teams to resolve mechanical and/or electrical problems in a timely fashion.
  • Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as required in order to resolve problems
  • 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, tools or equipment completing the relevant order requisition forms with relevant information handing them into the Engineering Stores Administrator for processing
  • Assist the teams identify and analyse problems together before crises and determine appropriate action and follow-up
  • Ensure remedial works to equipment raised by work order or PM?s are highlighted to the Engineering Manager
  • Ensure compliance of ?Permit to Work? system at weekends/nights by all employees/contractors
  • Deputise for the Stores Administrator as required.
  • Read the Maintenance Log Book daily
  • Obtain the Maintenance Managers signature of approval for all Purchase Requisitions and the Engineering Manager?s signature for all Purchase Requisitions
  • File delivery notes of all received parts, and logs delivered parts on SAP when needed
  • Maintain the parts areas in a clean, neat and organised condition
  • Ship parts for repair as required
  • This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.

Maintenance Engineer/Planner

Requirements, Person Specification


  • CMMS/ EAM knowledge
  • Previous food processing (automated) industry experience highly desirable
  • Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship
  • Computer skills
  • A good standard of both written and oral English
  • Basic Food Hygiene.


  • Basic Health & Safety
  • Data and analytical skills (troubleshoot)
  • People management skills.
  • PLC, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control, instrumentation, welding, FLT license.


  • HNC/HND or equivalent.


  • Primarily based in production areas, work may also include working outside or on roof areas, stairwells, ducts, plant rooms, office areas and warehouse
  • May have to work in warm, humid, cold or wet environments for short periods of time
  • May have to work exposed to weather occasionally using suitable protective equipment/PPE
  • Occasionally may have to work in confined spaces.

Maintenance Engineer/Planner

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