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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Hays Construction and Property
England, Lancashire, Preston
£36270.00 - £42617.00 per annum
Closing date
9 Jun 2022

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Double Days | Mon - Friday | 1 in 4 weekends | Overtime availability | Global Food Manufacturing Company

Your new company
A well established company which is ever growing in the food manufacturing sector. This company has a global presence where they manufacture and deliver products and services globally, servicing demanding markets with tailored solutions.

Your new role
Prevent losses (equipment damage), accidents or injuries through use or maintenance of equipment.

  • Conduct continuous machine observation during the shift, identifying potential safety risks and taking necessary actions to remove the hazard
  • Conduct risk assessment prior to any maintenance work and ensure conclusions are implemented prior to start of work to remove hazards
  • Ensure equipment is handed back to production in 100% safe condition
  • Be aware of incident reports and work with operational managers to promptly implement solutions to prevent re-occurrence.

Complete corrective actions during shift to return equipment to, quality, hygiene and standard output levels.

  • Respond immediately to equipment failures during your shift
  • Conduct systematic, rigorous and accurate fault diagnosis
  • Determine most effective solution to the fault
  • Effect the solution, and report on nature of fault, cause and solution via computerised maintenance system.

Prevent machine failure during your shift and in later shifts

  • Carry out preventive maintenance tasks as scheduled during the shift to required standard - review with team leader during the shift confirming any actions / parts required or complete tasks.
  • Use SAP PM system to access work orders and PM reporting.
  • Complete shift report account for all shift time - activities and parts.
  • Use SAP WM to identify location, book out and back in any parts required from stock.
  • Be responsible for specific items of equipment - documentation, spares, pm's, any specific issues - safety, quality, hygiene, performance - liaise with all teams to provide potential solutions and improvements.
  • Conduct continuous machine observation and measurement during the shift, identifying potential failure or deterioration in output, waste or quality performance from machine standards
  • Determine cause of potential failure or performance deterioration, and either complete remedial work during shift or brief subsequent shift and Engineering Manager on issue, cause and recommended solution
  • Use manuals and failure history to develop preventative tasks. Brief the Engineering Manager of the task and its purpose. Train engineers on other shifts how to perform new tasks.
  • Responsible for completing a minimum of 40 hours training per year - self and planned training to maintain and improve their level of competency.

Identify, recommend and implement machine and process improvements

  • Regularly observe the operation of all equipment
  • Identify causes of reduction in output per hour, or yield losses

Develop and recommend solutions to improve output rate per hour or materials yield in writing to the Engineering Manager

  • Observe and understand non-productive activities such as product changeover and hygiene cleaning.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce the time taken for these activities.
  • Develop and recommend solutions to improve the time taken in writing to the Team Leader

General Responsibilities

  • Responsible for understanding the relevant requirements of the health and safety policy.
  • Support additional tasks as requested by the Engineering Manager to meet and support the Engineering Departments objectives.
  • Follow all the working processes within the Engineering Department, ensuring that any training is requested and best practices shared.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Educated to HNC Level or equivalent and time served
  • 2 years of experience of Engineering, post apprenticeship
  • Analytical and systematic in approach. Excellent communication skills
  • Positive, motivated and a team player. Outgoing and flexible. Detail conscious and practical
  • Understand basic customer needs
  • Support the creation of solutions to meet the expectations of your clients
  • Regularly monitor the quality of your work
  • Learn from mistakes. Proactively identify what needs to be done, take ownership and appropriate actions.
  • Maintain patience and demonstrate persistency in your work

What you'll get in return
Double Days:
Monday - Friday 1 week of earlies 5.45 - 2.15pm
1 week of lates 1.45 - 10.15pm
1 weekend in 4 - weekend can be split (Saturday 1 week and Sunday another week, rather than working the full weekend)
Weekend paid at overtime rate. £18.60ph = 37.5 hours £36,270 - but with the weekend it equates £42,617 Can work overtime too You will undergo a 6 month probationary period.
Workwear will be provided.

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