Shift Mechanical Craftperson

Acorn Recruitment
Newport (Casnewydd)
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Engineering Team Member Mechanical
Reporting to: Manufacturing Engineer-Mechanical
Location: Newport
Purpose: Purpose of the position is to cover all areas of the site, as required, providing a complete range of Engineering activities.
Shift Pattern: 2 days + 2 nights and 4 off (12 hours)

Acorn is looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer for our client, a global manufacturer based in South Wales.

The main responsibilities of your role are:

• To ensure that all activities comply with the Health and Safety requirements.
• To participate in all team activities utilising your inherent and / or developed skills aimed at achieving set objectives
• To react to engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise and to utilise the knowledge, experience and skill to initiate corrective actions
• To work to high standard in supporting the Engineering departmental objectives
• To have a full understanding of electrical systems to be authorised to issue permits to systems, as required
• To actively contribute to all team activities aimed at improving plant performance.
• Work with the Engineering Inspector in the area to minimise unplanned downtime, perform the required maintenance tasks and carry out the required Engineering checks to plan.

The successful candidate will have:

• Completed an approved mechanical apprenticeship with NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) achieved
• Experience in a relevant position and flexibility to undertake other discipline skills
• Full understanding of fluid / power permit systems (authorised and issue)
• Knowledge of mechanical maintenance procedures and practices
• SAP notification / feedback required
• Understand Permit system – Fluid power – Electrical - ATW / PBS – CSOetc.


Safety - To contribute to creating an environment where the safety of all employees and visitors to the workplace is paramount. Understanding the standards in place, the safety critical jobs and maintenance tasks and working together to ensure these are upheld at all times.

Respect for Others - To recognise and value others’ in all that we do, by having respect for our colleagues, customers and our environment.

Communication - To give and receive clear, concise and accurate information in a manner that is relevant to achieve understanding for all. The ability to communicate ideas and directions clearly, both in writing and orally.

Team Working & Influencing - The capacity to work alongside colleagues at all levels, fulfilling objectives whilst avoiding conflict, and the ability to influence decisions and actions within the group.

Drive for Results - Strives to accomplish and improve results. Is passionate and perseveres in the pursuit of goals.

Flexible – Allows skills to be used on other processes and plants.

To apply, please send your CV

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

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