Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
Location
Bexhill-on-Sea
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Engineer
Salary - £26,000 Plus Overtime
Bexhill on Sea (East Sussex)
Days – Working 4 0n 4 0ff – 6am to 5pm
FMCG/Food Production/Automation
Pension, Generous Overtime Time Rate, Progression, Training
Introduction
I am currently working with a market leader within the food industry and due to double digit growth are now in a position to add to their engineering team. If you are an enthusiastic and passionate Mechanical Engineer and looking for a forward thinking company this could be the opportunity you have been looking for. The ideal candidate must have a Mechanical background and the experience of working on high speed lines in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods business. As part of this role you will be required to work Days – Working a pattern of 4 on 4 off starting at 6am and finishing at 5pm. You will need to be flexible and will be required to work overtime which is paid at a competitive rate
Purpose
To maintain all equipment of the plant, ensuring all production lines at the manufacturing site run reliably and efficiently. Also, to partake in company projects related to the technical role.
Key Responsibilities
* To carry out the requirements of the planned preventive maintenance programme.
* To ensure production lines are capable of running at maximum efficiency through involvement in continuous improvement processes
* To perform day to day in depth fault finding, diagnosis and breakdown repairs as necessary
* To assist with machine changeovers
* To carry out reactive and planned maintenance duties
* To carry out production line changes
* To carry out maintenance to the Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) schedule
* To carry out light fabrication work
* To carry out extensive welding
* To carry out any associated project work
Person Specification
Qualifications
* Educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent (Maths and English)
* HNC/HND Engineering qualification
Experience and Knowledge
Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment
Mechanical experience is essential
Welding and Fabrication experience
Knowledge of preventative maintenance programmes
FMCG machinery experience
Experience in some or all of the following areas:
Buildings materials
Waste processing
Liquid filling
Cartoning systems
Labelling
Tube filling
Shrink wrap systems
Abilities and Behaviours:
* Professional, self motivated with the ability to work on own initiative
* Good interactive and communication skills (written and verbal)
* Team player with the ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels
* Able to prioritise and deal effectively with a varied workload
* Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
* IT literate (Excel and ideally SAP)
* Good fault finding skills
* Lean manufacturing experience
* Adaptable and keen to learn
Application Process
If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV
We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful

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