Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
Baltic Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client a Heavy Engineering company and a world leader in there industry are looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Technician on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a "can do " attitude, be self-motivated and enthusiastic, have excellent attention to detail, be flexible, a team player, demonstrate an ability to work unsupervised.

The role will involve working a Continental Shift Pattern shift system, 42 hour's 06.00am - 18.00pm & 18.00pm- 06.00am (4 day on 4 day off) Monday to Sunday for which a shift premium of 22.5% is applicable.

Job Responsibilities:

* To assist the Maintenance Shift Engineer in all aspects relating to mechanical maintenance, with a common aim to reduce down time, and increase availability of the production facility.

Primary activities:

* Work proactively to maintain and repair equipment across multiple areas of the plant.
* Promptly respond to breakdowns and planned maintenance work.
* To carry out routine Mechanical Maintenance e.g. Pumps, Filters etc.
* To work safely at all times observing instructions, procedures, permits, safety systems, lock offs, and other protocols applicable.
* To assist wherever and whenever possible in safety improvements
* To maintain plant and equipment both reactively (e.g. breakdowns), and proactively (e.g. PPMs, spares build-up).
* To systematically establish cause of failure in equipment
* To identify root causes wherever possible and to communicate with relevant personnel.
* To work efficiently and expediently in all duties undertaken
* To communicate all relevant and necessary information with lead technician, maintenance technician, colleagues or others within the organisation.
* To hand over any work which remains incomplete at the end of a shift
* To report any non-conformances as observed
* To record activities as directed
* To refer to records, drawings, manuals, and other material as necessary
* To comply with all company policies and rules
* To work effectively with colleagues and subcontractors
* To perform any other duties as required by The Company

Person Specification:

* Must be educated to a minimum standard of ONC/OND/HND/HNC/NVQ lever3 or equivalent in Maintenance / Mechanical Engineering or be a time served fitter.

Must have experience in:

* Mechanical fault finding
* Working with bearings and their fittings
* Cranes and conveyors

Must be able to:

* Manage time and information effectively and prioritise given tasks in line with working requirements
* Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
* Work unsupervised as well as in a team

Must be prepared to:

* Work at height

Would be advantageous to:

* Be able to weld and burn
* Be able to machine
* Be able to drive MEWPs / fork lift trucks
* Have experience in crane maintenance
* Have experience of working at height
* Be able to effectively use a computer to basic MS Office applications
* Have experience of AutoCAD

Package/Benefits:

* Bonus
* Competitive Holidays
* Pension
* Private Health Care
* Death in Service Benefit
* Sickness Scheme
* Medicash - Benefit Optical/ Dental/ Prescription
* Child Care Vouchers
* Ride to Work Scheme

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