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Shift Maintenance Engineer

Location: FRAMLINGHAM, SUFFOLK Salary: 32000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: 3096586
New investment in a well established manufacturing business specialising in connective technology has resulted in the need for additional Shift Maintenance Engineers. 

JOB PURPOSE:
Working on production shifts, to ensure that production engineering maintenance and process issues are solved during the shift. To support the implementation new equipment and processes. To ensure that the company are able to produce product seamlessly 24 hrs per day. To feedback issues to the production management team and support continuous improvement activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To ensure the availability of production equipment and ancillary services equipment during shift working hours. This includes being the operator’s first call for when process equipment issues arise.
• To support the production shift team leaders day to day engineering needs and ensure all issues which arise are dealt with efficiently and effectively.
• To perform daily planned preventative maintenance activities and proficiently use and help develop the sites computer engineering maintenance management system.
• To perform unplanned maintenance and repairs as required to ensure optimum production run time during shifts.
• Fault finding on equipment causing process issues down to the root cause, not just curing the symptoms.
• Support the installation and commissioning of new manufacturing equipment.
• Identify and drive forward improvements to our equipment and processes.
• Build good working relationships with all colleagues, including the design, production, supply chain, logistics and engineering teams.
• Be responsible for ensuring Health and Safety legislations are compiled with.
• Provide and perform training & mentoring to our production operatives and apprentices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Formal apprenticeship or other equivalent qualifications in electrical, mechanical and/or maintenance engineering.
• Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
• 17th addition desirable.
• If not 17th edition qualified the candidate must be competent and confident with single phase supplies and equipment.
• Experience with three phase systems, motor starters, control panels and motors desirable.
• Experience with variable speed drives an advantage.
• Knowledge and experience of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and equipment.
• Knowledge of bearings and drive transmission systems. The different types, their applications and the necessary practical skills.
• Proficient in dis-assembling and assembling machinery and equipment components.
• Ability to analyse and resolve complex technical problems quickly and independently, based on analysis and factual evidence.
• Self-starting and self-motivated, comfortable working independently or as part of a larger team.
• Knowledge and experience with polymer processing technology and equipment an advantage.
• Computer literate. Competent with Microsoft word and excel. Experience of computer maintenance management systems, Pirana is used at the site.
• Willing to take responsibility and make decisions when required. Equally must have a balanced outlook on their own abilities and know when to seek assistance or advice.

Please apply online or email your current CV for further details to stuart.kenrick@reedglobal.com







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