Shift Engineer – Electrical / Multi-Skilled

Main Purpose of the role

The role would suit someone from a factory maintenance, service engineering or machinery building background seeking a new challenge. You will be an electrically bias engineer, however ideally be multi-skilled and have had exposure to PLC’s and automated equipment.

You will be dynamic and enthusiastic, with the ability to work autonomously and have worked in a preventative/continuous improvement maintenance environment. Working collaboratively with a great team of experienced engineers in a fast paced / volume-manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

Key duties and responsibilities

As the Maintenance Engineer, your day-to-day duties will include:

• Providing reactive maintenance support to the production operation.
• Assessment, identification, modification and performance of preventive maintenance, scheduled maintenance, modifications, or failures / breakdowns on production and packaging machines / lines, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical.
• Engineering corrective actions to support the Production Line Manager in ensuring that safe product is produced in line with legislation and Quality standards.
• Actively identify and implement plans to eliminate unnecessary losses such as cost, waste, and inefficiencies.
• Undertaking fault finding, problem solving and planned and preventative maintenance on plant and equipment to maximise equipment reliability and performance.
• Ensuring compliance with quality and safety standards and controls to ensure all work is carried out correctly and safely.
• Identify and recommend opportunities for improvements to promote Health & Safety and/or operational efficiency and effectiveness.
• Attend and resolve breakdowns, to ensure minimum down time.
• Continuous improvement of equipment, improving safety, efficiency, changeovers and minimising downtime.
• Undertaking improvements projects to increase machine efficiencies and output.
• Reporting on potential breakdowns, maintenance issues, equipment performance, and plant data.
• Install and commission new equipment when required.
• Working with PLC’s to fault find and repair production equipment.
• Carry out checks and inspection of plant, machinery, and equipment, maximise machine utilisation, decrease cycle times.
• Work closely with the production team.
• Gain a wide, in depth knowledge of the current production facility, equipment and processes.

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience, skills and behaviours:

• Have served a full electrical or mechanical engineering apprenticeship or be degree qualified.
• Will have knowledge in electrical or mechanical maintenance, within a manufacturing industry.
• Have excellent fault-finding and repair skills.
• Have working knowledge of PLC fault-finding and repair, any programming skills would be of great interest.
• An analytical mind-set coupled with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Be familiar with working to planned and preventative maintenance schedules in a continuous improvement environment.
• Be keen to learn and develop your skills further with a great work ethic and can-do attitude.
• Driving licence and own transport.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Problem-solving skills.
• Will have Excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable when dealing with colleagues at all levels across a range of functions within the business.
• Strong planning and organising skills (able to prioritise own workload).
• Strong numeracy and literacy skills.
• Excellent Communicator (verbal, written, listening, influencing).
• Self-motivated and proactive approach to work
• Awareness of Health and Safety and other relevant legislation.
• Any other duties which may be required by management from time to time.

Working Hours

Your normal working hours are 40 hours per week, as follows:

Treble Shifts

40-hour week Monday to Friday – 8 hours Shift – on rota as follows;

• Monday to Friday – 06.00 a.m. to 14.00 p.m.
• Monday to Friday – 14.00 p.m. to 22.00 p.m.
• Monday to Friday – 22.00 p.m. to 06.00 a.m.

You are entitled to a paid 30-minute paid lunch break each day at times agreed with your immediate Line Manager. Such break times may vary from day to day in order to ensure adequate coverage of critical service-related activities.

Please note the following;

• As there are paid breaks, employees cannot leave site. They must remain within the break/canteen areas. This is due to BRC Hygiene Standards needing to be met and adhered too.

• Roberts Mart is a no smoking/vaping site and employees receiving paid breaks will not be permitted to leave site for a smoke/vaping break.

Roberts Mart & Co Ltd operates a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for recruitment agencies, which is reviewed periodically. We do not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies who are not part of our current PSL. Receipt of unsolicited CVs does not imply an introduction to Roberts Mart and will be considered property of Roberts Mart, therefore no ownership of such candidates will be given. We retain the right to pursue and hire such speculative candidates without any obligation to any third-party terms and conditions, even when these are submitted with the CV. We will not pay any agency fees associated with unsolicited third-party applications.
Should you wish to be considered as a supplier in the future or feel you have a niche skill set you can help with, then please send some company information to naturally we receive a lot of calls and interest from agencies and as such we will only be in contact should we wish to discuss further. Unfortunately we will not be able to respond to all of you.

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