Engineering Technician (Mechanical) NSGE87271

Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
Merseyside, UK
24 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a global leader in glass manufacturing in three business areas: Architectural, Automotive and Technical Glass.

Their mission is to be the global leader in innovative high-performance glass and glazing solutions, working safely and ethically.

They are now looking to recruit a suitably qualified individual with a Mechanical Engineering background to join the Engineering team based at the Cowley Hill Site in St Helens.

Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader, you will be part of the engineering department responsible for all aspects of the maintenance on the Offline Coater and Silvering Line, Customer Supply equipment, and all associated plant, buildings, services and vehicles.

Carrying out planned preventative maintenance on a variety of automated machinery including conveyors, stacking equipment, Overhead Cranes, you will maintain vehicles including Fork Lift Trucks and Glass Transporters and fault find and diagnose in emergency breakdown or planned situations. Modifying and improving plant and identifying and eliminating hazards, you must ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and support and offer supervision of trainees and contractors.

This is a day engineering role, and the successful applicant may in future be required to work at either Float Manufacturing / Processing Sites to satisfy operational requirements.

The successful applicant will have completed a relevant engineering apprenticeship, be qualified to NVQ level 3 and have proven experience within a similar Technical role. Due to the nature of the role, it will be necessary to work unsupervised for extended periods and be capable of identifying generating and managing own workload, which will involve effective communication with Supervision and members of other areas.

Applicants must be willing to join the On-Call team to provide out of hours coverage in line with the needs of the process and must be flexible in order to respond to changes in priority or emergency situations which may include operating on a 2-set shift system.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email

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