Maintenance Engineer

SG Personnel
Sunderland, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Sunderland is looking to appoint a Maintenance Engineer as a result of expansion, to join them on a full-time permanent basis.
Main Function Of Job (Note - in addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required):
Fault finding of mechanical and electrical problems on production machines, and undertaking repair or replacement of parts

Maintenance of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps and steam systems and other plant and buildings.

Inspection of pressure equipment.

Ensure maintenance of cleaning tanks and effluent plant including undertaking regulatory and legislative inspections and tests.

Electronics / PLC fault finding

Main Duties:
Preventative and breakdown maintenance of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps and steam systems for both sites.
·Undertake planned maintenance with the objective of prolonging the working life of machines with regular routine maintenance and service.

·Undertake breakdown maintenance with the objective of finding the fault with a machine, carrying our repairs and returning it to production as soon as possible.Will include electrical fault/ electronic fault finding including PLC work.

·Where specialists are required - contact the appropriate specialist functions as and when required.

·Ensure maintenance of cleaning tanks and effluent plant including undertaking regulatory and legislative inspections and tests.

·Installation of Machinery and plant

·Carry out planned preventative maintenanceas prompted by Pirahna preventative maintenance schedule and maintain suitable and sufficient records in the planned maintenance system

·Inspection of pressure equipment

·Keep up to date computer records

·Stock controls

·Dealing with Suppliers direct to source and order parts / spares, sourcing parts at the best possible cost.

·Involvement in risk assessment of plant / equipment / tasks(alongside a team of suitable competent people)

·To carry out your duties in line with the requirements of IATF / TS 16949 quality system

·To undertake any other reasonable duty for which you are competent / trained

Qualifications/education required:

Time served Mechanical engineer with very good electrical and electronic skills on a 50 / 30 split

Apprenticeship served Mechanical Engineering - ideally minimum of HND Mechanical Engineering

The Aptitude Develop into a leadership / management role

Experience required:

Broad experience within an manufacturing / Engineering Maintenance environment

Experience of PLC fault finding

Any particular aptitude/skills required:

Ability to work unsupervised and under own initiative

Ability to work under pressure of time to meet deadlines or targets for repairs or new machinery installation
In return for the right level of applicant, the company is offering a negotiable package dependent on experience.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of SG Personnel, who are acting as an employment business.

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