Senior Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Burnley, UK
12 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
£45,000 - £60,000
Company vehicle, mobile and laptop
37.5 hours

PurposeEnsures that customers machinery, run to their maximum efficiency and output. This includes attending breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment. May include training and assessing of other technicians and apprentices.

Key Responsibilities:

General and Task Management

• Attend breakdowns, identify fault and problem solve, with minimal downtime to Customer
• Carry out diagnosis of faults, the maintenance and repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe, timely and professional manner and return equipment to operational service
• Estimate length of time required to complete a job and likely consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales
• Identify and escalate any activity that has the potential to cause harm or damage
• Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns to management
• Ensure all work is undertaken to a high quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations
• Ensure company targets are met in respect of quality of parts produced
• Assist with the moving, installation, re-positioning of machines and equipment
• Fill in job tickets/log completion of work on the maintenance management system
• Operate Fork Lift Truck and lifting equipment
• Work within 5S methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard
• Ensure all personal protective equipment is identified, always available, correctly used and all associated problems are reported to management
• Ensure all lost time, minor and trivial accidents are reported
• Ensure a safe working environment exists for self and colleagues, ensuring all health, safety environmental and quality management procedures are followed
• Actively utilise continuous improvement methodology to progress the maintenance function
• Undertake continuous training and development
• Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
• Independently determine approach and assigned tasks

People Management
• Train and mentor apprentices and less experienced technicians
• Provide leadership and assistance to less experienced technicians and apprentices
• Support training needs of the department and provide expertise to apprentices and trainees
• Provide a communication point for the team and provide a proactive feedback process between the technicians and management
• Champion high team standards

Relationship Management
• Assist visiting specialist engineers when necessary
• Work, liaise and utilise good effective communication with a range of internal departments, external suppliers, service providers and customers.
• Ensure that contractors are utilised in accordance with company procedures

Self Management
• Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
• Embraces personal challenge
• Confident, rounded thinking
• Is self aware
• Is resilient, optimistic and open to change
• High levels of motivation and action orientated
• Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together.
• Proactively contributes to the team

Skills and Attributes:

• Exercise substantial initiative/judgement in work methods and interpreting goals
• Work independently and is reviewed infrequently with minimal supervision
• Self-supervising within the guidance and expectations of divisional management
• Ability to coach, counsel and manage people
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Communicate with clarity and demonstrate excellence in approach to work and people activities
• Excellent organisation skills
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Ability to manage a wide variety of activities at the same time
• Ability to plan, analyse and challenge
• Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders
• Solid understanding of all people related processes and procedures
• Financial acumen with ability to balance material usage
• Able to identify root cause of any losses
• Good understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

• A Levels, ONC, City & Guilds level 3, BTec National Diploma Level 3, IVQ Technician Diploma, NVQ level 3
• Professional accreditation with an industry related body would be advantageous
• Practical hands-on approach to problem solving
• Experience of working with facilities management
• Mechanical, electrical, electronic or software background with a working knowledge of the other disciplines
• Commercial understanding of the impact of failure/downtime on production and ultimately customer delivery
• Understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics

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