Production Engineer (circa £37,000) - Shift pattern is 4 on 4 off days 4 on 4 off nights rotating, An opportunity has arisen for a Shift Production Engineer at this client Multi-Packing Unit.The site manages modern robotic packing lines processing product into sales and promotional units for delivery to the clients customers as well as warehousing, packaging and finished goods.
Reporting to the Production Manager
·Contributing to the provision of advice and expertise in the electrical and mechanical systems field to ensure conformity with statutory safety requirements and to meeting the commercial objectives.
·Carrying out all assigned project and continuous improvement work meeting agreed timescales and within set budgets
·Identifying and raising defects as a result of plant surveillance and monitoring, advising on priority defects in designated areas of responsibility, using route cause analysis techniques.
·Investigating plant failure or deterioration, recommending and carrying out remedial action. Monitoring the effectiveness of remedial maintenance or modification work.
·Supporting the maintenance of plant history and statutory records as required.
·Assisting, as required, in the preparation of cost estimates for plant improvement, remedial work, identification of safety requirements and commercial benefits.
·Identifying the needs for modifications to engineering plant and for proposing the plant modification category.
·Updating maintenance instructions and drawings arising from plant modifications.
·Contributing to the quality improvement process, with the ethos of getting it right first time.
·Adopting a continuous improvement methodology whilst implementing preventative maintenance objectives
·Maintain house keeping standards within the Engineering Workshop and though out the factory
·Contributing to major overhaul work on site, as necessary
Ideally would hold as a minimum, two or more of the following qualifications:
·ONC or HNC in Mechanical/ Production or Electrical Engineering.
·Apprentice time served in either Elec or Mech.
·NVQ level 3 elec or mech.
·Modern apprenticeship, i.e. NVQ.
·If Mechanical bias then looking for Electrical to mechanical conversion course (2323) or similar with a recognised trainer. For this area COWA, INTACS and Perkins Engines have provided such conversion courses.
·City & Guilds qualification in mech or elec engineering. Automotive acceptable if worked in factory but not motor engineer working in a garage!
·EITB (Engineering Industry Training Board) industrial or engineering training. (Normally completed in modules).
To apply for this position please send your c.v via email to ETR Solutions or call 01604 858046 for further details and ask for either Suzanne Burton or Clare Moore.