Assistant Engineer

12 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client based in Cramlington are looking for an Assistant Engineer to provide safe and effective operation and maintenance of the Site Services including the planning, co-ordination and execution of all maintenance engineering work across the site. This is a permanent opportunity with fantastic benefits for the right candidate. HSE:
  • Comply with all HSE requirements including safety policies and procedures
  • Conduct audits
  • Prepare risk assessments for non routine maintenance tasks
  • Prepare and issue PTW risk assessments
  • Provide engineering management presence and cover on site during all shutdown periods and bank holidays.


  • As a SAP user the job holder will be required to carry out assigned SAP transactions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Carryout daily planning, organising and co-ordination of the work and resources of the site maintenance teams and contract resources according to the work requests and priorities.
  • Provide technical support and guidance for the maintenance team.
  • Organise inspections and monitoring of services plant and ensure areas are maintained in clean and tidy condition
  • Ensure that systems and procedures are fully enforced
  • Develop and implement systems and procedures in his/her area of responsibility to improve operational performance and compliance.
  • Assist the Compliance Engineer to manage site PSSR, vessel inspection visits and maintain written schemes and documentation records.
  • Assists with management of maintenance and inspections in Hazardous Areas to ensure compliance with relevant standards and codes of practice in his/her area of responsibility
  • Prepare management reports as required
  • Arrange procurement of materials and services
  • Support Engineering Stores


  • Lead team of multi-skilled craftsmen and shift technicians
  • Achieve high levels of performance by promoting good working relationships in a team based on high standards of personal conduct
  • Train and develop all members of the team to increase their personal contribution to effective performance
  • Provide direct technical support to work team
  • Conduct effective team briefings and ensure good communication within the team
  • Conduct the performance management and appraisal process for direct reports
  • Promote continuous improvement in the performance of the team
  • Maintain good communications within the team
  • Direct financial control of stores materials usage.
  • Authorised level of external purchasing levels.
  • Support Operations Engineering Manager in achieving overall control of engineering budget

Must have experience working to cGMP principles:

Contacts & Relationships:

  • Works closely with the production and manufacturing functions and teams ensuring an effective maintenance service
  • Working closely with the Operations Engineering Manager, CES/Plant Engineering team and the Assistant Engineers to provide an effective maintenance service to the site
  • Working with Project Engineering teams in the execution and implementation of projects on site
  • Liaison with suppliers and contractors

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