Multi-Skilled Production Engineer

31 Mar 2017
28 Apr 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a long-established, privately owned group who are a high-profile leader in the design, manufacture and supply of quality home and heating products to the retail sector. This company is all about making life at home more stylish, simple and comfortable through products that make a real difference - fireplaces, fires, stoves and bathroom and bedroom furniture. Starting with one brand in 1964, they now have multiple brands, enabling them to appeal to the widest range of tastes. Their continuing growth stems from putting the needs of customers above all else.

This company is recognised across the industry as the UK's leading independent manufacturer; they respond to changing tastes and are continually creating innovative designs made possible by consistent investment in the latest technology, in improving the skills of their people and in developing brands that broaden their range and market appeal.

Job Details:

- Permanent - Full-Time 43½ hours Monday to Friday (day-shift)
- 23 days holiday plus 8 bank holiday
- Competitive Salary
- NEST Pension Scheme

They require a Multi-skilled Production Engineer with an Electrical bias to join their busy, fast paced, maintenance team to carry out:
- Planned preventative maintenance activities as scheduled.
- Effective reactionary engineering response to plant and equipment breakdowns.
- Involvement in projects as required, including the introduction of new plant and equipment.

What you'll need to display:
- Experience of FMCG, Manufacturing or Production environment
- Great communication
- Proven diagnostic experience
- Ability to work as part of a dynamic, fast paced environment.
- Previous working experience within a wood working industry would be an advantage.
- Must hold recognised electrical qualifications - BS 7671 17th edition, City & Guilds or equivalent
- Must be flexible, self-motivated, and be able to investigate, troubleshoot, locate and repair faults.
- Ability to work with minimum supervision, independently and as part of a team.

The Role:
You will be responsible for making sure production plant and equipment runs smoothly in a wood working environment, working alongside the maintenance team and liaising with management when planning repairs.
- You will be responsible for all electrical repairs.
- Assisting in site general maintenance, including metalwork fabrication if required.
- Liaising with offsite engineers / contractors when planning repairs.
- Respond to machinery breakdowns and repair quickly & efficiently.
- Keeping all equipment in good safe working order.
- Plan and carry out planned preventative maintenance on all plant equipment, aiming to achieve maximum plant availability.
- Ensuring consumable spares are kept in stock.
- Servicing and maintaining a log of all repairs and service records.
- Maintaining a safe and tidy working environment.
- Ensuring health & safety regulations are followed.

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