Shift Maintenance Electrician/Engineer

Recruiter
CDS Recruitment Ltd
Location
Sunderland
Posted
12 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CDS Recruitment are working with our client who are looking to recruit a Shift Maintenance Technician (Electrical Biased) on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role is to provide a pro-active approach to the prevention of equipment failure and ensuring their schedule PM is carried out as planned.. Ensuring Quality, waste and efficiency targets are met by working as an integral part of the manufacturing team and following all Health & Safety procedures at all times.

Working closely with Production teams you will be required to carry out work under supervision of Lead Engineers and liaise with QA, Logistics and Warehouse as required. You will also be required to ensure that handovers are smooth and efficient whilst sharing relevant information with shift engineers. This should be carried out in the plant. Request/give information from/to Lead Engineer..
Capable of instructing un-skilled/semi-skilled people in simple operations of equipment and set up of machinery (on going).

Use of power tools, drills, grinders, cutting equipment, saws, files, presses.
Use of ladders, steps, walkways.
May have to work with hot equipment using suitable safe systems of work and/or PPE.
Occasionally will be required to operate FLT's to handle parts/equipment.

As a Shift Engineer, you will be expected to make decisions which can effect safety/safe operation of equipment in conjunction with Shift supervisors/leads/hygiene/operators.

Primarily based on the shop floor in all production areas and engineering workshop. Also work may involve working outside or on roof area, stairwells, ducts, plant rooms, office areas and warehouse.
May have to work in warm, humid, cold or wet environments for short periods of time.
May have to work exposed to weather occasionally using suitable protective equipment/PPE.
Occasionally may have to work in confined spaces ensuring permit procedures are adhered to

Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship.
2 Years experience of working in an automated production environment.
A good standard of both written and oral English
Basic Health & Safety
Data and analytical skills
Computer literate. (word/excel/windows based packages)
Desirable skills :- PLC, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control ,instrumentation, welding, FLT license

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