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Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

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  • Salary:

    30000-33000 Per Annum

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    Sam Arnold

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    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Rotherham

Salary: £30-33K

A large manufacturing company are now looking for an Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their team.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – Overview

  • Mechanically biased technician with some tooling experience or tooling
  • Role is 50%-50% split of ‘on plant’ & workshop activities
  • Responsibility for the routine maintenance of existing production tooling, working closely with both internal external stakeholders as required.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – Responsibility

  • Perform effective planned preventative inspection & repairs on press tooling.
  • Perform scheduled Planned Preventative Maintenance on production equipment to minimise unplanned downtime and quality concerns [such as hydraulic & power presses, conveyors, resistance welding machines, hydraulic guillotines, stretch & shrink wrap machinery] .
  • Work with the Asset Care Support Managers to produce & develop effective maintenance strategies, procedures, and methods.
  • Liaise with Production and Quality departments to ensure Tooling availability to press quality parts.
  • Documenting breakdowns; identifying route cause with the company Breakdown Analysis Procedure and remedial action to help identify and resolve reoccurring issues.
  • Repair and refurbishment of existing tooling.
  • Maintain tooling documentation within quality requirements.
  • Track and monitor tooling asset performance
  • Coordinate and technically support tool trials and process implementation.
  • Prepare tooling for manufacturing in line with production plan.
  • Assess condition of all tooling following production & perform minor reworks / repairs utilizing in house & external facilities.
  • Liaise with external tool makers to arrange for and manage major repairs where required.
  • Communicate associated failure modes and remedial actions and work collaboratively to deliver tooling improvements and improve MTTR/MTBF.
  • Ensure a high standard of 5S housekeeping is maintained throughout the departmental and manufacturing facility.
  • Drive and support process improvement initiatives related to mould tooling.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - job requirements:

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Time served apprenticeship and/or hold relevant engineering qualifications
  • Happy to work independentlyand in a team
  • Diligent with attention to detail Be a logical problem solver with excellent fault-finding abilities.
  • Strong communication skills, able to report across all levels.
  • Be experienced on high-speed production press tooling.
  • Resourceful, proactive and pragmatic in problem solving

For more information please call Sam Arnold on 0161 976 3540.

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