Maintenance Engineer

Nigel Wright
Newcastle Upon Tyne
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Nigel Wright is working with a rapidly expanding FMCG manufacturer. They are recruiting a shift Maintenance Engineer to support their plant in the North East.

The Role

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Carry out work assignments issued by Lead engineer and maximize effectiveness of the shift at all times by ensuring efficient completion of tasks.
  • Demonstrate a team approach with regard to maintenance and hygiene of equipment and support (teams of) operators.
  • Provide support to the team during breaks and absences and work together to ensure completion of their duties.
  • Follow all work instructions, procedures, job descriptions at all times.
  • Ensure that all Work Orders, PM's issued to the shift are completed.
  • Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and carry out prioritized work as agreed.
  • Carry out the assigned activities to meet operational targets; working with other functions to ensure mutual objectives are met.
  • 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.
  • Provide the Lead Engineer with information on all engineering downtime attended on shift,, related quality issue, work orders completed, PM's completed and other details as required.
  • Identify and analyse problems 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 Lead engineer.

The Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in the manufacture of an FMCG product.
  • Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship.
  • 2 Years' experience of working in an automated production environment.
  • Data and analytical skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a proactive and experienced Engineering team in a highly successful business.

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