Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

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    Chipping Norton

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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    Kulbir Samra

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    3 months ago

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Job title Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £34'000 - £36'000 fantastic earning potential via overtime and being on call

Location: Chipping Norton

Hours: Mon to Friday, 6am to 2pm, 8am - 4pm, 2pm - 10pm

On Call allowance: paid 3 hours at x1.5 plus a healthy petrol allowance

Benefits: Outstanding package including holiday allowance

Role Description:

Responsibility for the overall maintenance of the site including both reactive and planned maintenance tasks, fault finding , plant optimisation whilst supporting the Engineering Manager creating capital plans and budget. Maximise efficiency, service and feed consistency while ensuring that feed safety and health standards are never compromised

Role Objectives

- Carry out planned preventative maintenance utilising agreed schedule

- Carry out reactive maintenance as required

- Order and maintain a stock of spares, along with sourcing parts and other spares in a cost effective manner

- Quick resolution to plant breakdowns, faults, leaks etc.

- With the Operations Manager & Site Management complete the preventative maintenance schedule on time and within costs

- Minimise Plant downtime due to mechanical and electrical failure

- Monitor plant condition on a regular basis to prevent unnecessary equipment failures

- Support the Plant internal hygiene audit ensuring contribution to score increases audit on audit

- Work in conjunction with the Engineering Manager to contribute to 5-year Capital plan, identifying productivity and equipment energy and efficiency improvements

- Ensure the site is Electrically & Mechanically safe

- Contribute by identifying energy cost saving initiatives

- Drive workshop and work area housekeeping improvement to a very high standard

- Control of Contractors, Permits To Work etc.

Person Profile

- Multi-skilled engineer; HNC (or equivalent) Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

- Suitable & relevant Engineering experience

- Experience of planned maintenance systems

- Good H&S knowledge in legislation and application (IOSH qualification, desirable)

- A logical and structured thinker, with a strong ability to solve problems.

- Exposure to high volume manufacturing; CI or lean D methodologies is desirable not essential

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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