Mechanical Engineer

Posted on: 2018-05-23

Sector: Engineering

Location: Berkshire

Type: Permanent / Full Time


Mechanical Engineer
Full time, perm
Salary negotiable depending on experience

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing electrical and mechanical planned and reactive maintenance support across a wide range of packaging manufacturing equipment. This position would suit an individual who is looking to develop their career in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will receive internal site training for the role.

The working hours will be on a 3 shift pattern:
– 6/2 Mon to Fri
– 10/6 Mon to Thus
– 2/10 Mon to Fri
These will rotate in the above order, the successful candidate will also be required to do 11 weekends per year 12hr Saturday and 12 hr Sunday 06:00 to 18:00.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support for reactive maintenance across the plant to ensure a safe, timely and effective close out of live plant issues
  • Responsible for mechanical maintenance with good diagnostics fault finding skills.
  • Working to PM schedules, monitor machine performance (OEE), downtime and analysis for performance improvement
  • Proactive fault prevention and continuous improvement activities to deliver key maintenance KPI’s
  • Utilising CMMS software (Maximo) to record reactive and preventative maintenance tasks as required
  • Identifying critical spares for designated machines and refurbish spares as required
  • Responsible for coaching and supporting operators to develop their skills on assets across the site
  • Provide support for project activity and change initiatives as appropriate

Skills Required:

  • Multi disciplined Engineer with a HND/HNC qualification or time served
  • Basic electrical qualification desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years post apprenticeship experience is desirable
  • Experience of working in a fast paced engineering environment is essential
  • A self-motivated individual with excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent problem solving skills, a logical thought process and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach

Consultant Details

Chantal Cleminson

Recruitment Manager

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