Maintenance Engineer / Days

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D R Newitt & Associates
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Principle Objective:

• To provide maintenance support for the site on a rotating shift basis and, as required, to cover absence from work of shift maintenance technicians. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the provision of skilled labour to repair facilities, fabric problems and machinery and to complete continuous improvement activities and preventative maintenance checks plus the installation and testing of new equipment as required.

Job Content (Specific):

• To provide problem-solving expertise and tradesmen’s skills to correct problems relating to facilities, building fabric and production equipment.

• To provide technical expertise within the technician’s area of equipment ownership that:

o Ensures the appropriate preventative maintenance programmes are generated and completed each week.

o Ensures all designated ASSESSNET (Hazard Reporting) tasks are completed within the allotted time.

• To provide maintenance cover whilst production equipment is operating such that the machines attain continually high operating efficiencies when any shift technicians are absent from work, as required. This will mean changing shift pattern on a planned basis and, where possible, at short notice.

• To ensure that the, facilities, building fabric and production equipment are safe for personnel to operate and to occupy.

• To report any issues with facilities, building fabric and equipment via the reporting system where an immediate fix cannot be made.

• To repair facilities, fabric and production equipment in a safe and timely manner where necessary.

• To carry out maintenance tasks as requested by the Maintenance Manager / Production Shift Team leader.

• To generate preventative maintenance schedules for all equipment within the technician’s scope of ownership.

• To ensure completion of the preventative maintenance checks within the allotted time.

• To complete documentation as required by the Maintenance Manager, and our customers. These documents include: line sign-on and sign-off sheets, dynamic risk assessments, engineering shift log, stores movements and preventative maintenance sheets. The format of these documents may change over time.

• To advise the Shift Team Leader of the technical issues with the equipment and to work co-operatively to complete corrective actions in the order of priorities set by the Shift Team Leader when on shift and the Maintenance Manager at all other times.

• To carry out risk assessments and method statements within the technician’s area of responsibility.

• To provide supervision of contractors as required.

• To provide and action work permits as required where the technician is suitably competent to do so.

• To work unsupervised out of hours where necessary and to ensure the site is left securely locked and alarmed when such work is completed.

• To provide shift cover for technicians who are absent from work on shifts that are ‘out of hours’. In practice, this should be on a planned basis, where possible.
Job Content (General):

• To participate actively in Health and Safety meetings and activities.

• To contribute to the continuous improvement programme across the site and particularly within the technician’s area of ownership.

• To actively participate in training and development activities as considered necessary or appropriate for the role.

• Be a key player in creating an environment oriented to creative thinking, cohesive team effort and a workplace of trust.

• To attend work daily wearing clean work wear (provided by the Company).

• To actively promote and comply with all employment policies and procedures of the Company.

• To maintain high standards of housekeeping at all times, employing a ‘clean as you go’ policy.

• To maintain a good level of housekeeping and data integrity, taking account of safe working practices.

• To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager

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