Maintenance Engineer / Mechanical Engineer
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
Location: Ellesmere Port, Stanlow
Salary: Competitive dependant on Experience
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: Thursday 19th July 2018
Purpose of the Role:
Responsible for making sure that plant and machinery has high levels of availability / uptime and operates in a safe manner at all times. Ensure both preventative and corrective maintenance is carried out in a timely manner and complies with both Company policies / standards and external standards e. EA, HSE and EAWA.
Perform all requested engineering duties to include modifications and re-engineering of plant as required. Carry out the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all plant equipment.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
- Install / maintain and update the stores system on site (Idhammer). Follow all stores procedures
- Monitor and maintain good housekeeping within the stores/ workshop/ container areas and across all site
- Record all machinery defects, corrective actions and repairs on shift reports and Idhammer
- Manage and organise all contractor repairs and maintenance on site to minimise disruption to the plant
- Oversee contractors on relevant plant sections during annual shutdowns as requested by Engineering Manager
- Ensure adequate supplies of the key products are on site all times
- Ensure all utilities have a maintenance programme in place which is documented to include planned site visits and reports. Support further development of these programmes
- Organize shadow boards across the plant where regular routine maintenance takes place. Ensure tools are maintained
- Ensure all plant lifting / access equipment is kept in good condition, inspected and stored correctly
- Provide advice and coaching to operators / new recruits where required
- Liaise closely with the production manager / team leaders / factory manager to ensure all outstanding issues are addressed in a timely manner
- It is expected that the maintenance Engineer (electrical) will carry out mechanical works as and when required
Health and Safety
- Ensure a thorough knowledge of your Health & Safety responsibilities
- Always wear Personal Protective Equipment as required. Take responsibility for your own PPE ensuring appropriate storage and care
- Always strive to work in a manner safe to yourself and others and report any hazards immediately
- Ensure all staff and visitors operates in compliance with Safety regulations
- Full responsibility for the safety of team members
- Actively participate in addressing Safety, Health and Environmental issues affecting the production areas, ensuring the relevant S, H&E checks are carried out
- Full knowledge of the Plant Emergency Procedures and associated responses are required
- Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst at work and to comply with the Company's policies and legislation
- Support Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values
- To comply with all legal, regulatory and statutory obligations applicable to the role
- Participate in training and personal development activities as required
- Be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to your role; Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Company
Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience:
- Engineering discipline qualification - Mechanical Engineering ONC or BTEC Level 3 equivalent is essential
- COMPEX trained preferable
- Previous experience working as a Maintenance Engineer in a process plant is essential; with a FMCG, Process, recycling and Chemical background
- Good knowledge of liquids conveying systems and large rotating plant
- Mechanical fitting experience
- Disassembly, inspection and rebuild of pump conveying equipment
- Fault finding and preventative maintenance experience
- Good working knowledge of process hydraulics and pneumatics; transmission components, gearboxes, bearing; heat exchangers, plate and coil in tube; both steam and thermal oil heating systems (gas fired)
- Very good standard of both MIG and TIG repair / fabrication
- Time served apprentice / NVQ level 3 in welding
- Coded to weld T Carbon steel - bore size 1/2" - 12"
- Coded to weld T Stainless steel - bore size 1/2" - 12"
Along with experience in both MMA and MIG.
This job description is a summary of the main duties of the role but is not exhaustive. It may be reviewed and updated regularly in discussion with the post holder.
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Candidates with experience of Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Installations, Multi-skilled Engineer, Mechanical Fitter, Technical Engineer, Mechanical Support Technician, COMPEX, Process Plant Engineer, Chemical Engineer, TIG Repair, Fabrication Engineer, Maintenance Fitter, NVQ 3 Mechanical Engineering may also be considered for this role.
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