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Maintenance Engineer

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Date Posted:
15 May 2018
Industrial & Manufacturing
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Job Description

To work as part of the Engineering Team. Working on Mechanical and electrical machinery throughout the site when required. Safety is first and foremost in your working environment. You will cover all departments and ancillary equipment throughout the site. Carrying out maintenance, repairs, PPM schedules, routine testing, calibration, record keeping, health and safety, participate in C.P.S functions and other functions as detailed by Engineering Manager.
Hours 12 hour days/12 hour nights Sunday - Friday rotating 36 hours per week
Principal Accountabilities:
To ensure a smooth and effective maintenance department.
Ensure maximum machine availability at all times.
React to faults and breakdowns as priority.
Implement and maintain PPM. Programme.
Work within a dedicated budget.
Liaise with external contractors.
Record and update key engineering data.
Embed the health and safety culture throughout the department.
Liaise with operations team regarding maintenance plan and issues.
Lead or participate in various projects considering current issues/initiatives as a means of improving overall business efficiency.
Embrace the site C.P.S. strategy and projects.
Meet with engineering manager to monitor progress
Person specification - Who you need to be
Strong Electrical/Electronic knowledge and background
Strong Mechanical Engineering knowledge and background
Highly decisive team player
Strong time management skills
Effective motivator and communicator
Previous proven experience within engineering area
Strong emotive control and effective crisis management skills
Strong knowledge of health and safety
Willingness to learn new skills and be adaptable
This is a continental shift pattern working rotating day and night shifts 3 x 12 hours per week.
In addition you should be able to demonstrate the following behaviours and skills:-
Sharing information with all relevant parties (internal & external) to improve ways of working to deliver customer satisfaction
Demonstrates a collective use of all communications tools/business systems to ensure that the tools in place are being utilised to benefit the business/customer
Understands the market we trade in and the arena in which we compete to ensure that we retain a USP
Takes an objective view on internal/external situations, and looks for ways to improve the service