Maintenance Engineer

Kpi Recruiting Limited
Market Drayton
£30000 - £35000
23 Jan 2018
22 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Engineer

Working with an industry leader within the UK’s dairy sector, KPI Engineering is seeking an experienced Maintenance Engineer to support a 7 day week production environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment
  • Ensure that equipment is fit for purpose on a shift / daily basis.
  • Attend breakdowns as necessary, to support continuous production.
  • Monitor and document line downtime and breakdowns.
  • Complete a robust shift handover with the alternate Shift Engineer and ensure critical issues are raised to minimise disruption to operational performance
  • Assist & train production with machinery problems and setup and carry out repairs to machinery
  • Control activities of contractors on site, completing permits to work etc.
  • Ensure plant and equipment is operated and operating in the correct manner in line with H&S
  • Control re-order of spare parts and materials as necessary to ensure that stock levels.
  • Work on capital projects as required and complete all engineering activities in line with plan
  • Support Facilities Management projects for the site.

To be successful:

  • You will need post apprenticeship experience, ideally gained in food manufacturing and supported by BTEC or C&G qualification in an appropriate discipline (Electrical Systems, Electrical Control, Faultfinding and Mechanical Engineering).
  • Some experience of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Steam systems knowledge is preferred for this role, BOAS certification would be highly advantageous
  • Dairy or food process plant knowledge is preferred.
  • Packaging plant knowledge is required.
  • Flexibility required. Shift pattern will be confirmed as this is a 7 day week production environment.

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