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Shift Maintenance Engineer

Industry

Reference

BE-sme_1568714172

Salary

£30000 - £32000 per annum

Job Type

Description

  • Continental Shift Pattern
  • Based in Wakefield area

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE OF THE SHIFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

  • This role is to provide first line response to all plant breakdowns and safely and effectively implement robust solutions to ensure equipment is brought back into a productive state.
  • Provide first line maintenance support to production facilitating fault diagnosis to root cause on all plant and equipment in a timely manner. Whilst plant is operational, proactively monitor the equipment performance, investigating abnormal running conditions, attempting to predict failures or issues which may cause downtime and then planning in interventions to remedy these. Record details of issues and opportunities encountered with the plant during the shift on to the company CMMS system. Ensure continuity between shift teams via a suitable handover to compliment the information recorded in the site CMMS system.
  • Carry out reactive and preventative maintenance to all plant to a high standard, thereby maximising plant availability, minimising plant failures and ensuring continued high product quality.
  • Ensure that personnel are not exposed to danger from any electrical or mechanical plant or equipment, that all guards and safety devices are secure and operational and that all personnel are alert to the dangers when working with or on moving plant or equipment.
  • At all times be aware of and comply with the company safety policy, The Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other safety specific instructions as may be issued by the company from time to time.
  • Co-operate in the operation of the company permit to work system, ensuring that at all times an adequate risk assessment is performed prior to working on any potentially hazardous system or work location and that suitable control measures are employed to minimise all risks to acceptable levels.
  • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping both in the workshop and in all areas of the factory.
  • Assist with the content of all local project work, ensuring that all equipment and workmanship is of a high standard. Proactively suggest possible plant modifications and improvements, raising for discussion and consideration with maintenance and production supervision.
  • Provide ‘hands on’ Electrical and Mechanical support during shutdown periods and the weekly maintenance breaks. The management reserve the right to restrict holidays during shutdown periods.
  • To ensure sufficient cover for production, shift cover for your colleagues must be provided whenever possible to ensure all Production shifts are supported with one Maintenance Engineer per shift. Cover must be organised for holiday, sickness and unforeseen absence.

JOB SCOPE/DIMENSIONS OF THE SHIFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

  • You will demonstrate success through safe working, improved plant reliability and continuous improvement, whilst demonstrating adherence and improvements to PM tasks and systems.
  • Key measures of success will be Site Equipment availability, CMMS system usage, PM and Work Order Closure rates and ultimately ensuring Production Equipment Uptime.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SHIFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

  • Respond to Plant Breakdowns immediately and ensure that all relevant personnel are updated on the status of the breakdown as required, both during and after the issue has been resolved
  • Attending and actively participating in Production meetings & Shift handovers. Effectively receiving tasks and either completing them or communicating them onwards to the relevant managers for action
  • Giving and Receiving an effective handover from other shift Engineers
  • Complete a full record of works done on the CMMS system – to include a description of the work, and a thorough record of all adjustments / changes made.
  • Ensure Shift Cover at all times
  • Be available for overtime during routine planned outages
  • Actively develop corrective actions to solve operational issues.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SHIFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

  • Electrical/Mechanical Apprenticeship, equal experience of both is required
  • Experience working on shift as the single point of contact for maintenance
  • Maintenance experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of Extrusion, Wash Plants and associated controls & systems
  • High level knowledge of PLC Control, ability to monitor the PLC Code live, identify issues and pinpoint faults and then to implement solutions as required
  • High level knowledge of mechanical systems including Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Gearmotors, Pumps, Fans, to include fault finding and their safe use.
  • Experience with fault finding in Control Panels, Electric Control gear and systems, HMI’s etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SHIFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

  • Electrical Controls Experience
  • PLC Familiarity
  • HMI / SCADA awareness
  • Pneumatics Experience
  • Hydraulics Experience
  • Excellent Fabrication and welding skills

Job Reference: BE-sme_1568714172

Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Baltic Recruitment Sector: Engineering_technical

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