Shift Engineer

Leighton Buzzard
23 May 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main objective of the role

To provide an engineering maintenance and breakdown service for the manufacturing equipment located on site. This would be reporting directly to the Engineering Manager.

Key Responsibility Areas

Other duties to include: -

  • Implementation of engineering work instructions and training documentation as and when required.
  • Continuous improvement of all related production equipment to drive OEE up and above specified targets and to reduce scrap to below specified targets.
  • To ensure PPM is completed on time and all T-card systems are updated. Notification to be given to the Production Shift Manager when scheduled time lines are not met with reasons why.
  • All spares used need to be logged on the T-card system and updated/re-ordered in suitable time.
  • A high level of house keeping is required at all times, sufficient time should be allocated at the end of your shift to clean your working area and put all tools away in a professional manner.
  • Investigation of reoccurring faults and follow up action is essential, the engineer has the responsibility to send equipment back to manufactures for analysis and repair.
  • To log all major breakdowns per shift on the maintenance fault log.
  • Ensure a high level of health and safety is adhered to at all time’s leading by example.
  • To communicate with department Shift Managers or deputies and prioritise work loads in times of multiple breakdowns.
  • Desired Experience & Attributes

  • 4 year recognised engineering apprenticeship
  • NVQ level 1, 2 & 3 in a related engineering principle
  • ONC in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role.
  • Technical awareness of manufacturing, including detailed understanding of moulding, tooling, robotics, assembly and PLC programming.
  • Proven analytical and decision making skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Operate effectively under pressure
  • Able to analyse faults and correct using a logical approach
  • Positive 'can do’ attitude
  • Integrity Helpful and considerate
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Self motivated
  • This would be working on a 6 on 3 off Shift pattern (One week would be 6 days working 6am-2pm then 3 days off with the following week being 6 days of 2pm-10pm)

    The company offers fantastic benefits with excellent reward schemes.

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