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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Maintenance Engineer

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Circa £33k

A large engineering and manufacturing company are now looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their team.

Maintenance Engineer – Overview

To help deliver the asset care plan & provide a World Class maintenance support to the site, which includes; assisting the maintenance management team in complying with all H&S responsibilities, legal compliance, delivering efficiencies, continuous in respect of production/packaging, services, buildings and all other ancillary equipment.

Deliver timely first line response and quality remedial countermeasures to breakdowns, inefficient performance and all identifiable waste streams.

Maintenance Engineer – Role & Responsibilities:

  • To work within all necessary EH&S legislation (e.g. LOLER, PUWER, PAT testing, Electricity works regs, COSHH, PTW etc.) and to proactively contribute to raising the standards across the company.
  • Additionally, be fully conversant with company safe systems of work, operating within agreed safe working practices in line with statutory and company requirements.
  • Site response area of accountability includes, but not limited to: Production, Packaging, Distribution, Services, Facilities, Offices & external areas.
  • Visible, supportive and proactive attitude towards customer requirements, constantly monitoring line performance and reacting to issues without being told.
  • Carry out planned and proactive work activities as directed by the maintenance plan, working to high standards, identifying follow up work and demonstrating pride and ownership every day.
  • Where required, work with production and packaging teams to ensure lines run efficiently, plans are met, customers are supplied and a close working team spirit is at the core of everything that we do.
  • Proactively manage own time (and others), including work prioritisation, appropriate level of resource for job in hand, working without direct supervision and making sound decisions based on the needs of the business.
  • Accountability for daily proactive workload responsibilities, including; monitoring of line performance via operator information screens, closure of maintenance requests & ownership of personal projects through to closure without being prompted.
  • Contribute and assist in the management of the site CMMS system, including reviews, scheduling and PM content, in order to drive a high quality, low cost department.
  • To comply with stores withdrawal and restocking procedures, to ensure tight cost controls and availability of parts for future work.
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to maximise health & safety, quality, customer satisfaction and production efficiency. This includes a ‘customer facing’ approach with a commitment to communicate effectively and build strong partnerships with all stakeholders.
  • Work with the maintenance management team to instil good behaviours, high standards & raise skill levels by being a role model every day. Engender a sense of urgency & an enthusiastic drive to improve the people, plant & processes in order to achieve business goals and a winning team spirit.
  • A well organised and methodical approach, while retaining a high level of flexibility to support all areas of the department, including contributing to ‘extra mile’ requests in relation to flexing shifts to suit business needs and volunteering for overtime as and when needed by the business.
  • Any other duties, within reason and capability, as determined by the Asset Care Management.
  • Adherence to International standard requirements in relation to Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental (including energy).

Maintenance Engineer - job requirements:

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

  • Hold an engineering qualification in C&G, HNC or HND
  • Ideally have an electrical qualification such as 17th Edition
  • Be Multi-Skilled in Maintenance Engineering but electrically biased
  • Undertaking planned preventative (PPM) & breakdown maintenance
  • Experience with PLC’s & fault finding with Siemens S5 – S7
  • Manufacturing background – ideally FMCG

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.