Shift Engineer (Mechanical or Electrical)

Recruiter
Capital Group
Location
Bishop's Stortford
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client requires a Shift Engineer (Mechanical or Electrical) for a permanent role, to start asap:

Duties:

To maintain a proactive approach to safety, quality and hygiene to ensure standards are maintained and improved.

To maximise the uptime of production machinery and to assist in meeting the agreed production plan for the shift.

To undertake continuous improvements on the plant to improve productivity, ways of working and/or value engineering.

To manage day-to-day routines, assisting operators in maximizing uptime of production machinery. Ensure the development of operators to carry out routine mechanical tasks as detailed in the Operator Skills module, thereby contributing to the overall success of the plant.

To liaise with the Engineering Co-Ordinator and other Engineers to ensure that breakdown and planned maintenance is carried out as agreed and downtime is minimised.

To be a role model within the Engineering Team in assisting and driving the agreed standards.

To work with procurement specialist in ensuring there are available spares whilst adhering to the agreed procedure.

To carry out job and shift handovers as required, ensuring relevant information is passed on.

To ensure individual accountability for best practices and keeping skills up to date.

To provide 24 hour, 7 day cover (on rota shifts) as required to support the site operation.
Carry out any other duties as reasonably requested by the Engineering Co-Ordinator, Engineering

Qualifications:

Recognised Apprenticeship with electrical and/or Mechanical qualifications
NVQ / City & Guilds or equivalent qualifications

Our client is a very large international business and this role offers a competitive overall package, and in time, excellent opportunities for career progression/development

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