Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
Hamlin Knight - Recruitment Specialists in Human R
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
38500.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to complement the team in their canning department at their site in Milton Keynes. In this role you will be responsible for utilising your mechanical and/or electrical skills to support the business in meeting its EHS, efficiency, production and costs targets. In order to focus on continuous improvement this role will encompass both reactive and preventative maintenance.

This position reports into a shift manager. The plant operates a 12 hour shift pattern working a mixture of days and nights

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
* Machine operation and maintenance, running of process equipment on the manufacturing line.
* To maintain the equipment within their area of responsibility in such a condition that quality standards are maintained.
* To take the necessary corrective actions and report the non-conformities to the Team Leader and the relevant depts.
* To maximise production and minimise spoilage during the manufacturing process.
* To carry out the necessary safe repairs to equipment as and when required.
* To carry out the set up checks that may follow maintenance work.
* To maintain the housekeeping in a satisfactory and safe condition throughout the plant.
* To maintain safe working practices and comply with any legal environmental and safety requirements and/or checks.
* On maintenance days, carry out the repairs, preventive maintenance, etc. as directed by the Engineering Dept.
* Use of ancillary equipment i.e.: fork trucks (following RTITB training)
* To promote quality improvement and preventative actions by involvement in continuous improvement activities to meet the key performance objectives and targets.
* Fork truck driving (when licensed); line duties i.e.: scrap bins, warehouse duties i.e.: stacking pallets or loading lorries, depal servicing and offloading incoming materials.
* Assisting in the maintaining of the production flow throughout the manufacturing process.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION
* You must have Mechanical or Electrical Engineer qualification (or equivalent). You should have a positive approach to problem solving and a drive for continuous improvement.
* Experience in a manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
* Engineering experience and fault diagnostic role gained within FMCG, Food or heavy engineering environment.
* Experience of general maintenance work.
* You should have a positive approach to problem solving a drive for continuous improvement and be focused on self-development.

Hamlin Knight is an equal opportunities employer and is acting as a employment agency in this instance.