Maintenance Engineer – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Tyne & Wear
  • Salary: £32000 - £37000/annum

Engineering

Connect Appointments North East is currently looking to recruit a maintenance engineer for our client based in Sunderland.

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Reports to: UK Engineering Manager

Role Summary

The primary role of an Maintenance Engineer is to:

Offer wide ranging engineering support to the site
Provide a full and reliable service to all other departments
Work closely with the UK Engineering Manager to support project implementation
Work in conjunction with and provide support to the other members of the engineering department
Work with service engineers and external contractors when required
Provide engineering expertise gained from the operational process
Ensure maximum performance from equipment
Be pro-actively looking for training opportunities for personal and department improvement

Key Activities and Responsibilities

Duties will include the following plus any other tasks and requirements that may occur as part of the engineering role.

Offer emergency breakdown response to production machinery and equipment and any other supporting equipment and services as required
Carry out regular planned maintenance, as per the schedule
Work closely with the UK Engineering Manager when there are projects in action; providing assistance with design, specifying, purchasing and organising installations
Provide ideas and suggestions on how to improve all aspects of engineering on site
Fill in accurately all records and documentation relating to planned or unplanned maintenance of the equipment
Support and assist members of the site management team with regards to maximising machine utilisation
Ensure that all mechanical/electrical repairs, plus maintenance to all services, machinery and equipment are actioned
Closely monitor performance of all production equipment, note any problem areas or recurring faults, offer ideas for improvements and carry out any agreed modifications as necessary
Ensure that all items removed from the stores are accounted for and relevant records are filled in
Maintain a safe system of work and risk assessments throughout the course of day to day duties
Organise external service engineers and contractors and ensure that all contractors adopt safe systems of work
Ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the Company’s health and safety procedures and statutory requirements
Ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the companies ISO 14001 certification and statutory environmental legislation
Maintaining compliance with companies British Retail Consortium and American Institute of Bakers Accreditations

Change Management, Projects and Improvement Initiatives

Actively participate in initiatives to improve
Maximise equipment performance and minimise downtime and breakdowns
Health and safety in the workplace
Housekeeping and hygiene standards

Health, Safety, Hygiene and the Environment

Responsible for high standards of housekeeping in the engineering workshop and office area
Responsible for ensuring all areas of engineering work on production floor are kept clean, tidy and hazard free whilst undertaking duties and returned to an acceptable standard once the work is complete
Ensuring tools and cleaning equipment are returned to the communal toolbox after use
Completion of cleaning schedules / documentation

Key Results Areas/Outputs

Adherence to Planned Maintenance Schedule 90%
100% of Log sheets completed fully and accurately
Unplanned machine downtime at 10% reduction over previous year.

Key Internal Relationships

Machine Operators
Shift Engineers
Departmental Managers

Key External Relationships

Contractors

Qualifications

HNC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (Electrical preferred)
Time served recognised apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance
NVQ level 3 in maintenance operations or equivalent

Experience

Experience in a maintenance role in a factory environment is essential
Post apprenticeship experience in a maintenance role is desirable

Knowledge

Motors/Drives
PLC’s
Gearbox/transmissions

Skills

Excellent team worker
Good use of initiative
Working to schedules with the ability to prioritise changing priorities
Excellent attention to detail and high accuracy
Proactive
Good communication across departments

We are only looking to speak to candidates who are reliable.

If you are interested in this role then, please apply and await contact from Connect Appointments or alternatively contact us on (phone number removed)

Salary: £32000 – £37000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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