Mechanical Plant Engineer

Iggesund Paperboard
Workington, Cumbria
Up to £40,000 DOE Plus Private Medical Care, Pension, 25 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays 
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Plant Engineer 
Workington, Cumbria 
Up to £40,000 DOE Plus Private Medical Care, Pension, 25 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holidays 

Iggesund Paperboard is a Swedish company and a member of the Holmen Group. We are the proud producer of Invercote and Incada, which is a high quality virgin fibre paperboard, used in the packaging and graphics sectors. We are listed in the top one hundred of the world´s most sustainable companies. A great opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Plant Engineer to join our team. 

If you are an IOSH Managing Safely qualified maintenance and engineering professional looking for a new challenge, this is a prime opportunity to grow and progress with our exceptional company. 

As an Iggesund employee, you will be a member of the Holmen Group. Our Group places focus on the pride and satisfaction of all our teams and we are mindful that it’s people that make our business successful. 

At our Workington mill, you will find an emphasis on wellbeing, we offer discounted rates at local gyms and the swimming pools and as individuals or teams we are often involved in events to raise money for charities. 

As a Mechanical Plant Engineer, you will be tasked with enabling our mill in Workington to achieve optimum production rates, quality targets and machine availability. Your area of involvement would be our biomass (combined heat and power) plant. Thorough knowledge and experience in this area would be advantageous. 

Specifically, you will be involved in identifying and implementing improved preventative and predictive maintenance methods, optimising the type and use of equipment and managing various engineering projects. 

You’ll attend engineering meetings, creating and advising on work orders to maintain the safe workings of the mill. Supervising where required, you will support planned work, act as a project engineer or manager for plant improvements and prepare and update detailed functional and engineering specifications. 

As part of your role, you will be required to work as part of the engineering duty rota. 

Additionally, your role will involve: 

- Diagnosing faults, responding to breakdowns and taking the necessary actions to rectify them 
- Preparing capital equipment and expenditure proposals 
- Acting as the ‘waste holder’ for your particular area of operations 

So, is this the role for you? If so, you must have: 

- Excellent maintenance and project engineering experience 
- Experience of plant management databases 
- An HND in Mechanical Engineering 
- An IOSH Managing Safely qualification or equivalent 
- A strong level of computer literacy, with particular knowledge of Windows Office suite and asset management systems 

The ideal Mechanical Plant Engineer will have an engineering degree, but this is by no means essential. 

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Additional Keywords: Mechanical Plant Engineer, Mechanical Project Engineer, Plant Maintenance Engineer, Production Maintenance Engineer, Manufacturing Maintenance Engineer, Project Engineer.