Maintenance Team Leader/Lead Maintenance Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy
01 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Team Leader/Lead Maintenance Engineer
Principal Purpose of the JobTo supervise and direct the Engineers on shift to ensure maximum effectiveness and utilisation of engineering resource. To ensure a pro-active approach to the prevention of equipment failure and rapid response to break down where failure occurs. Ensuring Quality, waste and efficiency targets are met by working as an integral part of the manufacturing team. Ensure all Health & Safety procedures are followed at all times by Engineers and operators.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities•Effectively coordinates the Engineers activities: work assignments and maximise effective-ness of the shift at all times by ensuring efficient use of each Engineer•Ensure a team approach with regard to maintenance and hygiene of equipment and support (teams of) operators•Provide support to team during breaks and absences and work together with Engineers in the completion of their duties•Ensure that all work instructions, procedures, job descriptions, etc. are adhered to at all times•Ensure that all Work Orders, PM’s issued to the shift are completed•Log all completed Work orders on the database system•Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and prioritize work as agreed•Coordinate the activities of the shift team to meet operational targets; working with other functions to ensure mutual objectives are met•Ensure compliance with Company policies, procedures and regulations (e.g. attendance, quality, safety, GMP’s, etc.) and ensure these are followed to maintain the required standards (e.g. Food Safety, PPE etc.)•Efficiently manage and facilitate 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 on shift•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•File a shift report each shift detailing: - all engineering downtime, shift performance, related quality issue, work orders completed, PM’s completed and other details as required. Where a single downtime incident is in excess of 1 hour a detailed report, explaining cause, solution, labour used and times of attendance by Engineers will be passed thru for corrective action•Identify and analyse problems together with teams 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 via shift report •Oversee weekend work schedule completion and supervise contractors while on site•Ensure compliance of “Permit to Work’ system at weekends/nights by all employees/contractors•Advise teams (of Operators) on a continuous basis with regard to simple maintenance and/or continuous improvement.
Maintenance Team Leader/Lead Maintenance Engineer
RequirementsQualifications and Job Skills Required•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.
Environment•Primarily based in production areas, work may also include working outside or on roof areas, stair-wells, 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 Team Leader/Lead Maintenance Engineer

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