Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer-FMCG / Automation

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Electrically Biased Automation Maintenance Engineer – Material Handling / Automation / Manufacturing

Amesbury, Wiltshire (£38,000 to £40,000 )

I am currently looking to recruit an Electrically Biased Automation Maintenance Engineer to join my client based in Amesbury, Wiltshire

Average 42 hours a week, covering a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (0600-1800) Days only.

A night Shift role is also available paying a further £3,700

Purpose of the Role:

The Automation Engineers help run and maintain our automated handling system. The post holder is responsible for the running of the highbay/miniload cranes and conveyor systems as well as maintaining equipment to a high standard and keeping production downtime to an absolute minimum.

1.Main objectives and responsibilities

·Maintain plant to reduce downtime

·Keep maintenance software up to date

·Oversee running of the system on a day-to-day basis

·Organise maintenance between production requirement

·Communicate effectively to all levels of management

·To ensure work is carried out in accordance to good practice, legislations and company standards

Person Specification – Automation Engineer

1.Knowledge and experience required

·Approved Apprenticeship

·Previous experience working on automated handling systems

·Siemen PLC, profibus/asi communications

·Working at heights is essential

·An understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics

2.Skills and competencies

Ability to read electrical and mechanical drawingAbility to work with minimal supervisionExcellent problem solving & fault diagnosis skillsAbility to plan and organise work schedules between production requirementsAbility to remain calm when under pressureAbility to work on own initiative is imperative3.Qualifications:

Recognised Engineering ApprenticeshipCity & Guilds 16th / 17th EditionQualified to C&G/BTEC standard in Electrical Engineering4.Awareness of working environment

Comply with statutory regulations & organisational safety requirements.Isolation and de-isolations in accordance with Permit to Work code of practice·Understanding the requirements to run an automated plant

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

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