Engineers

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Dumfries
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 a vacancy for the following positions within the Engineering Department:
Maintenance Engineering Shift Supervisors (Electrical or Mechanical).
Role:
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.
3 Shift patterns.
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)
1 Saturday every 3 weeks
Electrical Maintenance Shift Engineer
Role:
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.
3 Shift patterns.
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)
Mechanical Maintenance Shift Engineer
Role:
Your key tasks will be to safely carry out preventive and reactive maintenance and process improvement in order to minimise production machinery downtime.
3 Shift patterns.
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)
Permanent Back shift Saw Blade Technician: 12:00 - 21:00 Monday - Friday
Due to retirement we have a vacancy for a Sawblade Technician, this role involves changing circular saws, Bandsaw blades and knives and tooling, you will also be required to operate a CNC sharpening machine.
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.
The successful candidate 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. Additionally, you must 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