Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer.

  • Middlewich, Cheshire
  • Up to £45500.00 per annum

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

  • Middlewich, Cheshire
  • Up to £45500.00 per annum
  • Posted March 11, 2024

The Recruitment Co are looking for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our client based in Middlewich, who are a market leader in the confectionery industry.

Our client will consider Engineers from either a Mechanical or an Electrical background, however the ideal candidate will be multi skilled as they are looking for someone for a role that is 60% mechanical and 40% electrical.

You will be a member of a team of Maintenance Engineers that ensures
proactive response to maintenance and breakdowns 7 days a week on a rotating shift pattern of 12 hour days and nights.
Supporting the Operations team to achieve compliance to the production plan, by minimising engineering downtime, increasing availability, performance, and efficiency of the existing assets through continuous improvement techniques.
Providing effective, efficient, timely response to plant breakdowns &
ensuring planned maintenance is completed on time and in full as per the
site PPM requirements.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Maintain a clean, safe & organised working environment
Always demonstrate safe behavior and conform to all safe systems of work
Support a culture that enhances awareness to reduce accidents and near misses
Carry out duties ensuring the site achieves and maintains required GMP standards
Provide cover on 4 days on 4 days off basis, overtime available
Carryout project work as directed including panel building.
Attend machinery breakdowns & ensure that all measures taken are recorded on CMMS (Shire)
Provide first line maintenance support to the manufacturing departments
Line monitoring to improve efficiency
Carry out planned/scheduled maintenance tasks & record work done or required on CMMS
Provide feedback for improving the planned maintenance system
Record planned maintenance tasks & breakdowns on the CMMS
Order spare parts & liaise with Engineering Stores
Liaise with contractors & issue permits (if trained)
Assist with machinery installation and decommissioning
Participate in electrical and mechanical proactive and reactive maintenance to the best of your capability
Diagnose machine breakdowns and act accordingly
To communicate and escalate accordingly when assistance is required
Carry out routine equipment safety and maintenance inspections
Ensure all work conforms to statutory & safety requirements
Ensure that plant and equipment perform to manufacture products efficiently to high quality standards.
To liaise, assist with training and support other departments in general running of the factory.
Undertake the training of others as required for development and regulatory requirements
Identify own training needs and with managers agree a time plan for achieving this.
Contribute to and help implement continuous improvement, to enhance quality, safety, efficiency and waste reduction.
Participate in Continuous Improvement teams as required
Communicate daily with Team Leaders & Managers to ensure project and planned
maintenance, engineering and production priorities are understood.
To coach and train colleagues where required cover for the Team leader if required

Key skills required for the role:

To demonstrate the company values daily
Be punctual & reliable
Computer literate, able to use Microsoft Office & mobile device comfortably
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good organisational skills
Highly motivated & a good work ethic
Good fault finding & problem-solving skills
Have an open learning mindset
Ability to work alone or as part of a team under pressure
Rational, logical, detailed & uses a risk-based approach to decision making.
Will challenge status quo to drive continuous improvement

Working hours & Remuneration:

4 days on 4 days off
06.00 – 18.00 and 18:00 – 06:00 Rotating Weekly
42-hour weekly average
Grade and pay rates as contractually agreed
All agreed company benefits, pension, paid holidays, sick pay scheme as stated in the employee handbook

The salary is £45,500 per annum

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer

CPManchesterGS

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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