Mechanical Engineer - FMCG Experience needed
Location: Derby, DE74
Shift Pattern: 3 on 3 off Days and Night (12 Hours)
Salary: £44000 Base Salary + 1.5X Overtime rate + 5% Pension and Package
New Chapter are currently searching for a Mechanical Engineer for a Global FMCG manufacturer based near Loughborough. Ideally you will be a time served apprentice trained engineer.
Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that all engineering works are done promptly, efficiently and to the correct standard to minimise plant downtime; coupled with a proactive approach to breakdown reduction and yield improvement.
· To ensure the completion of the PPM tasks and formulate improved maintenance practices.
· To actively champion health and safety, ensuring that a safe working environment exists for all employees and that as a minimum, it meets the standards set out in the company's health and safety and environmental policies.
· To be proactive in identifying and eliminating faulty processes by implementing long-term fixes.
· To uphold and exceed standards of product quality and GMP within their area that are appropriate to an industry-leading quality food manufacturer.
· To be aware of budget and stock control and maintain shift paperwork to a high standard.
The role is varied and will include:
· Maintaining and improving all plant, processes and assets to a safe, efficient and reliable standard.
· Day to day maintenance and improvement of plant, assets and services.
· Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with food and H&S standard.
· Ensure the completion of the PPM tasks and formulate improved maintenance practices.
· Diagnose and repair equipment faults in a timely fashion, ensuring the smooth running of the Engineering Request System.
· Actively champion health and safety.
· Be proactive in identifying and eliminating faulty processes by implementing long-term fixes.
· Mechanical knowledge required.
· NVQ Level 3 or equivalent as a minimum in a related engineering qualification accompanied with experience.
· Ability to understand a manufacturing process, analyse the inputs and outputs of the process and be able to draw up plans to continually improve performance, both in efficiency and quality or willingness to learn