Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor

Recruiter
Ambrose Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor required for a leading global manufacturer of consumer products.

This role offers great career development opportunities with a fantastic global business.

Due to their commitment to World Class manufacturing our client currently have a requirement for a Lab Manager / Test Manager within their Gloucestershire based operations.

You will take an active role in advanced development to explore new technologies, which could potentially benefit our products and development.

The main responsibility of the Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer is to manage the maintenance and development of the NPD test water delivery plant and to support lab testing.

Main job functions of the Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor:
  • Manage the development of NPD test facility
  • Manage, develop and mentor direct reports
  • Optimising plant effectiveness through planned preventative maintenance and improvement activity
  • Develop and improve the existing maintenance strategy in line with the business goals
  • Ensure that all development projects are included within capital plan, resourced and run to completion
  • Manage all capital, spend within the area in conjunction with the laboratory manager
  • Develop external suppliers to support development
  • Assist in the management of internal resource to ensure efficient running of the facility
  • Help support NPD projects with laboratory related assistance

Responsibilities of the Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor:
  • Development of the NPD Laboratory facility
  • Implement a plan for the strategic development of the facility
  • Provide project management support for all capital projects
  • Control capital costs through the facility
  • Resource planning for development
  • Manage capital investment and prioritise
  • Work with laboratory manager to ensure that the facility is developed in line with the business strategy
  • Co-ordinate the development of the facility by utilising internal and external resource
  • Monitor spend and develop a strategy with the laboratory manager
  • Introduce process improvements within the area
  • Involvement in continuous improvement activity or other initiatives to improve business efficiency

Skills/Requirements of the Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor:
  • Minimum HNC in engineering related discipline
  • Relevant experience in facilities project management or building services environment
  • Project management skills in a building services environment
  • Electrical controls and data acquisition
  • Experience of working in and appreciating an environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical matters to a non-technical audience
  • Good team working and team leading skills
  • Open attitude to change
  • Proven ability to lead in a dynamic, technical environment
  • Planned maintenance process knowledge

The ideal Lab Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor candidate would have knowledge of:
  • Plant refrigeration equipment
  • Steam boilers and associated control systems
  • Electrical control systems for building services – control panel fault finding



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