Maintenance Engineers - Electrical or Mechanical

Recruiter
James Jones & Sons Limited
Location
Dumfries
Salary
Competitive DOE
Posted
09 Sep 2020
Closes
07 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Maintenance Engineers - Electrical or Mechanical

Location: Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG11 2SQ
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Contract: Full time, Permanent

James Jones & Sons Ltd is one of the UK's largest and most progressive timber companies with core activities in sawmilling, I-Joist and pallet manufacture.

We operate five sawmills throughout Scotland; an engineered wood manufacturing plant in the north of Scotland and have pallet and packaging operations at fifteen sites across the UK. We produce high quality, British grown sawn timber for the construction, pallet, packaging, fencing and agricultural sectors and pallets and packaging for blue chip domestic and exporting businesses.

In addition, we are the market leaders in the supply of JJI-Joists to many of the UK's top house builders.

Due to recent expansion we have several permanent vacancies within the Engineering Department:

Maintenance Engineering Shift Supervisors (Electrical or Mechanical)

Reporting to the sites Senior Engineering Supervisors, responsibility for the day to day supervision, planning and resource management with a small team of maintenance engineers.

Electrical Maintenance Shift Engineer

Reporting to the Engineering shift Supervisor, your key tasks will be to safely carry out preventive and reactive maintenance and process improvement in order to minimise production machinery downtime.

Mechanical Maintenance Shift Engineer

Reporting to the Engineering shift Supervisor, your key tasks will be to safely carry out preventive and reactive maintenance and process improvement in order to minimise production machinery downtime.

There are 3 Shift patterns available for these roles:

  • Back shift - 14:00 - 22:30 5 shifts (Monday - Friday)
  • Early shift - 05:30 - 14:30 5 shifts (Monday - Friday)
  • Night shift - 19:00 - 06:00 4 shifts (Monday - Thursday)

The key responsibilities associated with the above roles will include the following:

  • To work safely at all times complying with and using (safe systems of work using permit systems, method statement, dynamic risk assessments???).
  • To efficiently and effectively fault find / diagnose technical / process issues
  • To resolve breakdown issues with minimal impact to production.
  • To identify process and equipment improvement opportunities (maintenance schedules and equipment capability / reliability).
  • To complete all maintenance activities on time as planned.
  • To be flexible in attendance to complete activities.
  • To follow instructions provided by site management / supervisors.
  • To maintain a clean and tidy work area at all times.
  • To be a proactive team member.
  • Improving technical skills and knowledge at all times.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Recognised engineering apprenticeship or similar qualification.
  • 3 - 5 years' engineering experience gained working within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in PPM and fault finding on hydraulics and pneumatics systems on modern machinery and equipment.
  • Using computer systems.
  • Sound maintenance / engineering experience in a production environment, ideally a heavy engineering environment.

In addition to this you must have:

  • The ability to communicate in English as well as comprehend written instructions.
  • Previous work experience in a factory environment would be beneficial.
  • A driving licence is essential.
  • Applicants must be able to prove that they have the right to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship.

An attractive remuneration package including a weekly production bonus and a pension scheme is available to the right individual.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV (stating current salary) for consideration in the first instance.

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