Production Engineering Technician

De La Rue
High Beech, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Production Engineering Technician

Debden (Loughton)

Shifts - 24/7 shift pattern based on 12 hour shifts working a mixture of days and nights.

The Production Engineering Technician will support and maintain all production and ancillary equipment, ensuring optimum production performance, minimizing equipment downtime and ensuring reliability through a proactive approach to maintenance. You will be responsible for the delivery of continuous improvement strategies and support/lead projects to improve equipment efficiencies.

What you will be doing:
  • You will support operations in a professional manner to ensure all business targets are met
  • Perform periodic maintenance checks and procedures on all production equipment in order to maximise equipment availability/performance
  • Identify/perform and deliver Professional Maintenance and provide support/training to other DLR staff
  • Review and analyse data and use problem solving tools to identify areas of improvement
  • To respond to equipment breakdowns in a timely manner to ensure continuity of production, report findings and record solutions
  • Ensure maintenance management system is updated for data collection and auditing
  • To monitor, control, and recommend spare part stock to maximise the availability of production equipment and strive to reduce departmental costs
  • To promote team working with the emphasis on a customer support ethic and a continuous improvement culture
  • To provide support and advice on potential operational and performance improvements including, training and documentation
  • To support the introduction of new equipment including Training, Installation, Commissioning, Customer handover and maintenance
  • Manage contractors whilst on-site to ensure site safety and security standards are delivered by adhering to contractor control process
  • To provide support to production and Engineering teams in problem solving activities
  • To maintain a high standard of workmanship, work safely, and comply with current Health, Safety & Environmental legislation at all times
  • To individually undertake projects and suggest/support continuous improvements to proactively support the Engineering Asset Care model
  • Update CMMS daily to ensure equipment defect history is maintained
  • Analyse equipment performance and failures by using data to help drive OEE.

What we are looking for:
  • HNC level or equivalent in an Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical discipline
  • Qualified with 18th Edition Regs
  • Experience and working knowledge of using Agility CMMS
  • Experience and working knowledge of BMS systems
  • Trained in PLC diagnostics an advantage
  • Knowledge in continuous improvement techniques, 5S, SMED, Lean and Six Sigma an advantage
  • IT Literate, fully conversant with MS Office. CAD would be an advantage
  • Fully conversant with intricate, electro-mechanical control systems and schematics
  • The ability to read and understand technical Elec/Mech schematics
  • Able to understand and improve complex process systems through the use of well-developed engineering skills.
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