Mechanical Engineer

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: To continuously improve the performance, efficiency, safety & cost-effectiveness of all engineering products and systems by developing, supporting and driving improvement opportunities.

1. Ensure that plans are in place on a daily basis to ensure the effective operation of all works engineering products & systems.
2. Ensure that systems are in place to resolve any engineering product or system issues in a manner that will limit the impact on production, quality, environmental and health & safety performance.
3. Conduct ongoing evaluations of engineering products and systems to ensure that performance of all is optimised.
4. Ensure continued engineering product & system capability through continued monitoring and testing schedules.
5. Develop manufacturing processes by designing, & modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling & installing components.
6. Assure system and product quality through design of test methods; testing finished product and system capabilities; and confirming fabrication, assembly and installation processes.
7. Ensure continued operation of all equipment through the co-ordination of maintenance & repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures, and requesting special services when appropriate.
8. Support engineering function in the development of new engineering products, new tooling and new engineering processes.
9. Prepare & provide as appropriate product reports by collecting, analysing and summarising information and trends.
10. Support the operation of company computer system to ensure all data as appropriate is entered onto and followed through the system.
11. Liaise with site management to ensure that all site engineering personnel are trained to appropriate levels of proficiency and that appropriate records are maintained at all times.
12. Ensure that all work equipment, machinery, interchangeable machine parts and fork lift trucks are operated in accordance with group health & safety, quality and environmental policy requirements.
13. Support site management in ensuring that site systems & procedures are operated across the site fully in accordance with company health & safety policy, quality and environmental requirements.
14. Ensure that group health & safety, quality and environmental policies are followed through all activities on site and that appropriate records are maintained.
15. Support an effective group training and development programme through liaison within group and external service providers.
16. Support local health & safety and quality champions in all activities and responsibilities as appropriate.
17. Work with site personnel as appropriate, to rectify engineering issues.
18. Support group management in the selection, interview and appointment of new site personnel.
19. Support group management in the pursuit of business development and improvement programmes.
20. Contribute toward effective working relationships both within the group and externally as appropriate.
21. To assist with activities beyond the normal role as required