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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location:Somerset, England
Salary:GBP36000 - 38000 per Annum
Job Ref: JC18/04/2019
Posted: 16/08/2019
Job Description

Are you a Multi-skilled Engineer looking for a new challenge?

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our well respected food manufacturing client based in Chard.

We are assisting them with the recruitment of a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

The Role

•               Maintain the reliability of processing and packing equipment using PPM and CI

•               Lead the development of automation in processing

•               Resolve breakdowns; investigate reasons and identify preventative improvements

•               Proactively monitor and maintain processing and packing equipment

•               Service processing and packing equipment to a PPM programme

•               Maintain the reliability of other site plant

•               Update instructions, manuals, etc

•               Contribute to project management

•               Proactively identify energy saving and waste reduction initiatives

You will have:

•               Strong background in Dairy/Food industry

•               Electrical Competency; 17th or 18th

•               H&S knowledge; COSHH, PUWER, Food Hygiene

•               PLC fault finding and programming (Schneider, Pro 7, Mitsubishi IEC GX Developer)

•               Automated processing and packing equipment expertise (ideally, some robotics experience)

•               Project Management skills

•               IT skills – Office, Auto Cad, Shire CMMS

•               Preventative Maintenance

•               Lean and CI systems

•               Good working knowledge of pneumatics

•               Robust personal organisational skills

•               Be a strong communicator (verbally and in writing)

•               Be a team player

Working hours are based on 40 per week and flexibility is required in attendance patterns, especially during peak production times. Weekends and/or early and late shift working is required, as is an ability to be on call to attend to breakdowns if necessary.

Competitive salary that starts at £36k (up to £38k), with a generous holiday allowance of 26 days, plus 8 bank holidays, and an employer pension contribution of 6%.

Apply today!!