Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Continental Shifts)

Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited
Essex, UK
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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Global high tech FMCG business is now looking for a motivated, multi-skilled Production Maintenance Engineer conversant with intricate electro-mechanical control systems and schematics
Training in PLC diagnostics a distinct advantage
Relevant 4-year apprenticeship completed to Level 3 City & Guilds
4 on / 4 off Shift Pattern rotating days and nights
Manufacturing / Industrial background with knowledge of Continuous Improvement techniques (5S, SMED, Lean and Six Sigma an advantage)

The Production Maintenance Engineer 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.

Key Responsibilities:

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 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.

Experience & Qualifications:

Recognised 4 year apprenticeship completed to Level 3 City and Guilds
Experience and working knowledge of using Agility CMMS
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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