Systems Engineer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£40k - 45k per year + Holiday, Pension
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer to work within a food manufacturing success story! With significant capital investment, set to continue, this flagship UK site is looking to enhance its Engineering teams and develop specialists.

As an on-site Systems Engineer, you will provide a pro-active approach to the prevention of equipment failure and ensuring preventative maintenance is carried out as planned, ensuring quality, waste and efficiency targets are met by working as an integral part of the manufacturing team whilst following all health & safety procedures at all times.

We are looking for a Shift or Systems Engineer with an excellent understanding of PLC controlled manufacturing machinery. You will be confident with the fault finding, modification and potentially even total re-programming of PLCs (experience with Siemens, Allan Bradley or similar would be relevant). Ideally, you will hold 17th edition wiring regulations and be from an electrical engineering background.

The Systems Engineer's key tasks will include:

* Drive Capital Projects from conception through commissioning to handover to the production team.
* Manage Maintenance Improvement Projects including Root Cause Analysis, Costings, Planning, and Delivery to handover.
* To ensure the site Drawing Register and Drawings are managed, controlled and modified.
* Maintain and Develop the CMMS System for the Site (Front Line).
* Manage and Maintain the Site Software Back Up's and manages any obsolescence across the Site to ensure that all systems remain serviceable at all times.
* Implement and manage a Control of Change Systems for Engineering Works across the site.
* To deputise for the Engineering Manager and Maintenance Manager as required.
* Identify and propose Plant / Equipment improvements to ensure continuous improvement of Plant performance.
* Identify and propose Capital Expenditure Proposals that could provide cost savings or increased performance to the business.

We are looking for Systems Engineers, PLC Engineers or Maintenance Engineers who want to work in a professional and market leading business and it would be advantageous if you have any previous food processing experience however this is not essential.

If you have any experience of working in an automated production environment please don't hesitate to apply.

Gleeson Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

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