Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
KES Solutions UK
Location
Washington
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are now recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Engineer for our client based in Washington.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer but ideally you will be mechanically bias.
This role requires the maintenance engineer to carry out scheduled maintenance work and respond to equipment faults.
To deal with reactive breakdowns that occur throughout the shift to ensure up time.
You will be responsible for your own key performance targets and will be expected to achieve these in the allotted time to support the department objectives.
Key Responsibilities:
* Diagnosis and repair of special purpose equipment and make sure it works correctly
* Formulation and execution of effective (value added) planned maintenance (PM) to prevent disruption of activities
* Prioritisation, validation and completion of maintenance requests raised on the SMART request system
* Control of Inventory using engineering database
* Pilot key equipment using maintenance key performance indicators (KPI's) to formulate and execute improvement action plans
* Mentor and support to maintenance apprentices
Additional Responsibilities:
* Capture of comprehensive maintenance data for equipment history and ‘lessons learnt’ purposes
* PLC fault finding using PLC’s for remedial actions and process improvements
* Coordinate with maintenance engineering department for external modifications and future installations
* Support improvements identified through the Red Tag and 6S process
* Shift handovers must be completed
* Support a culture of change and improvement within the engineering department
Essential Experience:
* Siemens S7
* Mechanical, hydraulic & pneumatic maintenance and fault-finding skills
* Very strong with electrical fault finding using HMI fault codes.
* Root cause analysis
* 17th Edition wiring regulations
* Be flexible to work 3 shifts including nights, as well as overtime when required
Desirable Experience:
* Educated to degree level in relevant Engineering qualification
* HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering
Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts unfortunately we are not always able to provide individual feedback. If you don't hear from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities in the future

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