Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance of the manufacturing plant and equipment. Responsibility for the electrical installation, maintenance and repair of production equipment, planned preventative maintenance and breakdown, whilst also ensuring continuous availability across the business.

Job Added: 9th January 2024

Department: Production

Reports to: International Production Director

Location: Peterlee

Responsibilities and duties for the role will include:

  • Ensure planned preventative maintenance (PPM) is carried out in accordance with schedules
  • Ensure all breakdowns are carried out constructively and accurately
  • Ensure all parts are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary
  • Lead any installation of electrical components and infrastructure, ensuring that sign offs, risk assessments and method statements are in place
  • Attend and contribute to maintenance team meetings
  • Work closely with Production to achieve production targets
  • Carry out various tasks to include but are not exclusive to; plant start up, equipment performance monitoring, plant shut down
  • Install, maintain and carry out improvements to equipment in the factory whilst working closely with other departments and their priorities
  • Ensure maintenance connection is up to date including proposed corrective actions and that all actions are recorded in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Carry out certified testing and inspection to comply with H&S regulation with regards to electrical connections
  • Find & diagnose faults in electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Follow the procedure for the ordering of parts and support the stock taking of spares
  • Be involved in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance factory performance
  • Be aware of, understand and adhere to environmental procedures
  • Be aware of, understand and adhere to the maintenance of good manufacturing practice (GMP)
  • Provide engineering support to both Peterlee and other locations if required, involving reactive maintenance 50% and planned maintenance 50%
  • Be part of the factory improvement team
  • Oversee sub-contractor works being undertaken
  • Develop supplier relations to facilitate machinery spares capability
  • Recommend Capex expenditure where appropriate

Key Attributes / Skills and Qualifications:

  • Industry recognised electrical qualification – ONC/HNC or equivalent
  • Certified to NICIEC 17th Edition or equivalent
  • Experience in fault finding and programming invertors and various PLCs
  • Can demonstrate experience in various site systems and machine specific control systems
  • Quality focus
  • Flexible approach to shift cover and over busy production periods
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, multi-tasking
  • Proven experience in promoting and upholding current HSEQ legislation and protocols
  • Take initiative where needed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent in literacy and numeracy

How to apply:

If you believe you would be a good fit for this position, we would love to hear from you.
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