Assistant Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£20k - £25k pa
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company's declared goal is to contribute towards a better world by providing optimum nutrition- ideally to as many people as possible. They aim to achieve this through their growing range of raw vegan snacks, packed in predominantly compostable packaging and bursting with goodness.

They aim to do things right from the bottom up, from the way they source, the way they produce and the way they market their products. The entire chain has to be ethical & sustainable. They are now looking for a capable engineer who can help them grown and keep their fleet of machines in check.

Job Description:
- Support the Head of Engineering to create optimum production efficiency by addressing any breakdown effectively and efficiently
- Organising and maintaining routine servicing schedules on machinery and parts
- Checking and calibrating instruments to ensure they are accurate
- Fitting new parts and responding immediately to equipment breakdowns
- Fixing faults or arranging for replacements to be installed/ Quality inspections
- Transform the engineering function from a reactive to a proactive one
- Working individually to develop and deliver projects to improve operational performance measures
- Promoting a safe working environment and ensure colleagues are aware of Health and Safety responsibilities
- Help the business to comply with BRC requirements, develop new infrastructural projects etc.

Person specification:
- High level of written and spoken English language
- A background involving maintenance of a busy production line using both mechanical and electrical machinery
- Must be multi skilled within engineering disciplines
- Strong data and analytical skills
- Basic Health and Safety and food Hygiene or prepared to complete a course

Essential skills:
- A minimum of 3 years' experience working in a similar role
- Solid understanding of electrics, including 3 phase systems
- Good mechanical skills
- Flexible with excellent communications skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task
- Ability to independently understand and translate mechanical diagrams/ schematics in order to deliver what is required

Desired skills:
- Commercial gas plumbing licence
- Proven refrigeration and service and maintenance experience on small to medium commercial refrigeration systems including walk-in cool rooms
- NVQ Level 2/ City and Guilds equivalent in refrigeration and Air Conditioning or above
- Safe Handling of refrigerants or F-Gas
- Microsoft Office skills
- Ability to learn quickly and ambition to join a growing company with opportunity for growth and development
- Knowledge/Background in foods, supplements or nutrition.

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