Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
35000.00 GBP Annual
20 Feb 2019
06 Mar 2019
Contract Type

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer job in Birmingham. 3 shift pattern - Days, afternoons and nights

Your new company
You will be working for a market leader in their field. A truly multi-national business, who is a major presence in more that 15 countries worldwide. With branches all over the UK, their network is wide and varied which leads to multiple career paths for their employees. They are currently investing heavily in modernisation of processes, equipment and up skilling of the Maintenance team. This has lead to a vacancy for a skilled, NVQ Level 3 qualified Maintenance Technician looking for a step up to become a fully skilled Maintenance Engineer.

Your new role
You will effectively maintain the automation and equipment within the branch, ensuring that the automated equipment and systems run to optimum efficiency. Equipment includes rollers, conveyors, packaging machinery, Labellers and PLCs. There will be some pneumatic and hydraulic work. You'll proactively monitor automation and system performance ensuring any issues identified are raised, escalated and captured on CMMS and you'll proactively carry out maintenance and repair works as and when required and supporting a continuous improvement process. You'll ensure that the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is fully utilised in line with company guidelines and all planned maintenance and corrective work is carried out in a timely manner. Upkeep and housekeeping of engineering workshops, stores areas, spares and equipment will also be a key part of your job. You will need to actively participate in any training and development requirements to ensure sufficient competence and capability are attained and maintained. You will manage specified HSE risks on site in line with company policies and procedures and ensure legal compliance in terms of these risks which will include, management of contractors, management of maintenance of specialist plant (HVAC, Generators, Sprinkler systems etc.)

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a skilled Maintenance Engineer with a background in FMCG, manufacturing or distribution. You will be qualified to NVQ Level 3 and have ideally served an apprenticeship. You are able to follow PPM schedules and be able to deal with unexpected breakdowns on a range of equipment. You are able to demonstrate speed, efficiency and professionalism in your work and you have passion and enthusiasm for your job. Your attitude is the key to your success in this job and your self-motivated, galvanised approach will be crucial. You need to be capable of managing your own workload and making decisions for the good of the business as this could really make a difference and potentially save lives.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary package of GBP35k and overtime. You will also receive extensive benefits including a pension scheme, 20 days holiday + bank holidays (this increases after your first year of service) and free parking. Study support packages are also available to employees looking to build on their existing qualifications. You will be a crucial part of lifting the engineering standard of expertise within the business and this will lead multiple career paths for you. You will be given exposure to state of the art equipment as part of a flagship project for the company.

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