Forge (Hydraulics), Plant Engineer - Heavy Industrial Manufacturing

Dane Partnership Ltd
27 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Forge (Hydraulics), Plant Engineer - Heavy Industrial Manufacturing

£45,000 - £59,000 negotiable dependant upon experience + bonus, benefits and more….

NOTE: WE WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly)

This particular facility produces components for the aerospace, automotive and energy markets. As a group, we employ nearly 32,000 people in 15 countries. We insist on quality, not just in the materials and processes we use, but also in the people we employ. Despite our size, those who work with us are recognised, respected and rewarded - you will never just be "a number" or get lost in the crowd. This role will suit someone keen to find an exciting opportunity in a business that offers genuine, realistic and proven career progression by means of succession planning - we are looking for someone with drive and ambition.

Role Outline: Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will have the responsibility for plant availability, reliability and effectiveness. This includes recognition of, and development for future improvements alongside on going and preventative maintenance requirements and the day to day management for the reliability of equipment on site.

As the Plant Engineer for the Forge Department, you will:

  • Ensure that equipment is running safely and effectively
  • Ensure sufficient plans are in place to ensure future reliability of the Plant
  • Investigate and reduce recurring issues to maximise uptime
  • Complete regular reviews of Preventative and Planned Maintenance
  • Ensure safe working through method statements and risk assessments (RAMS)
  • Implement process improvements
  • Control engineering spend
  • Ensure sufficient spares to minimise downtime
  • Understand and comply with environmental and safety legislation
  • Liaise closely with Maintenance and Operations departments to maximise opportunities during Plant downtime
  • Identify cost savings through Plant improvement and energy savings

Skills required:

  • Degree/HNC in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Previous experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment
  • Ability to communicate at a technical level with peers and external subject matter experts
  • Understanding/experience of hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems
  • Knowledge of forging press operations

WE WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly)

About the Salary & Benefits: £45,000 - £59,000 (negotiable dependant upon experience)- discretionary bonus (around 8% per annum) paid on individual and company performance, 26 days leave (+ 8 Bank & statutory holidays), pension (employee and employer contributions up to 8%), Private Health and Dental Care, other schemes including childcare vouchers etc. Working hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm - Monday to Friday.

How To Apply/Find Out More: Applications in writing by sending a CV and covering letter on email to our exclusively appointed HR and Recruitment consultant who knows the business well, having worked with us for almost 7 years. We have a more personal, 'hands on’ approach to our recruitment processes, maintaining rapid responses, honest and clear communications throughout the interview and placement process. However, on the basis we receive high numbers of responses to certain advertisements, it may not always be possible to respond to each one individually - therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 days of an application it must be assumed that your application has not been successful.

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