Production Liaison Improvement Engineer

DR Newitt Associates
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Brief overview of this role

Identify machine weak areas and repetitive faults. Plan and implement repairs and machine improvements.

Liaise with the Operational support engineer regarding machine efficiency to plan and implement improvements.

Project support

Breakdown support


Training of operational staff

·Assist in the creation of preventative maintenance schedules and predict potential failures prior to occurrence and implement corrective actions as necessary.

·Using Shotscope liaise with Operational support engineer to create daily reports on downtime and investigate and implement repairs and long term solutions

·Assist in the creation of a training matrix to upskill all members of staff

·Systematically correct all potential hazards where appropriate or bring them to the attention of responsible person(s) filling in appropriate documentation and offering corrective solutions.

·Complete any documentation as required regarding production and engineering.

·Support other engineers on mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and fault finding as appropriate.

·Support manufacturing and quality departments where appropriate

·Maintain your area of responsibility in excellent order ensuring housekeeping and cleanliness of the machine, workshop and associated area at all times.

·Undertake any repair work (mechanical / electrical) that is necessary to bring equipment back to optimum running speeds, safety and quality.To ensure that any electrical parts of equipment are maintained and repaired to current IEE regulations.

·Operate workshop equipment in a safe manner, complying with all legislation

·Machine optimisation, setting up the machine to maximise all movements.

·Full understanding of quality issues & rectification.

·Full understanding of machines mechanics, electrics, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, motion control & PLC program control.


IT Skills

Use MS Word for report writing.Use MS Excel for creating spread sheets.Use management software to predict potential machine problems and failures

Knowledge of the following ancillaries

Chilled water systems.Low pressure compressed air systems including automated drying & purification.


Apprentice trained Electrician with 17th Edition regulationsElectrical training to NVQ level 3 Mechanical training to NCQ level 3Engineer training & evaluating.Full understanding of Husky Injection Moulding Machine, PET processing theory, from the pellet to packing of the product.Siemens PLC training

Electrical & Electronic skills in the following.

PLC installations for specific projects.PLC control, save & restore functions.PLC interrogation for trouble shooting purposes.Create PLC programs as part of improvement plans.Trouble shooting on motor circuits, from DOL to servo systems
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