Continental Shift Engineer's

Search Consultancy
Greater Manchester
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Continental Shift Engineer's ( Mech & Elec ) North Manchester c.£37k

Excellent opportunities for either Electrically or Mechanically biased Engineers to work within a market leading organisation as a Continental Shift Engineer.

You MUST have experience of working within a FMCG organisation, have a full apprenticeship, and the qualifications to match.

Main Purpose:

To support the Assistant Team Leader in achieving business and departmental goals/objectives by performing reactive, predictive and planned maintenance on all site and facilities as required.

Shift Engineers are to Provide:-

Carry out the daily maintenance tasks as allocated by either the Assistant Team Leader or Team Leader on fixed plant covering a diverse range of electrical,control,hydraulic pneumatic and mechanical systems that are subject to infinite variety of breakdowns that can occur at any time.
To ensure all daily planned and routine work is completed and to ensure that all breakdowns are attended to and rectified in a line with departmental objectives in a safe manner, causing minimum downtime and preventing business disruption.
Mentor and manage the apprentices, ensuring they work safely, and assist them in achieving their required practical experience for their course work.
Assist with project workloads as required.
Assist the Team Leader/ Assistant Team Leader to Ensure recommended and additional spares where required are in the stores, recording and managing spares usage in line with stores procedures and the purchasing system.
Assist, lead, motivate, and discipline the team of apprentices, against departmental responsibilities, objectives and KPI's.
Promote continuous improvements and change through own initiatives.
Actively promote Health and Safety within the team ensuring standard activities have been assessed and have SOP, S written for them. (Standard operating procedures.)
Ensure an effective fault response service is available at all times in line with departmental objectives.
Maintain a hands on role to ensure technical and practical help is provided when necessary
Must maintain the availability of business critical plant to prevent disruption.Ensure all relevant H&S regulations and safe systems of work are adhered to.

Please apply direct to this advert or contact David Flanagan on

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