Matchtech

Maintenance Engineer

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Location
Huntingdon
Salary
£35000 per annum
Posted
26 Jun 2017
Closes
24 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP394035
Contact
Charlotte Hope
Sector
Manufacturing
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purposes

* Resolving equipment failures, carrying out planned unplanned engineering tasks in a responsive and effective manner.
* Pro-active team working with peers, production, quality and support groups to improve equipment reliability and performance.



This job will involve some initial travel to Europe in the first few months to learn the machinery.

Key Challenges:

* Repairing and maintaining equipment so as to provide best possible equipment availability for delivering production and business needs.
* Taking personal accountability for providing a responsive and effective service.
* Actively support engineering improvements and changes to maintain and enhance our competitive edge within the group of companies and business competitors.



Key Results (Principal Accountabilities):

* Respond to breakdowns, systematically fault find, and identify root cause and then implement solution to prevent recurrence.
* Carry out planned maintenance and identify continuous improvements to increase equipment efficiency.
* Work with production, support groups and suppliers to implement improvement opportunities to increase equipment efficiency and safety and reduce engineering downtime.
* Identify and implement improvements to equipment to increase process robustness and reliability
* Implement minor mechanical improvements.



Knowledge, skills and experience:

* Recognised mechanical apprenticeship to min of NVQ level 3.
* ONC/NVQ or equivalent in mechanical or Production Engineering
* Experience post apprenticeship work experience in a manufacturing environment or relevant manufacturing/production environment.



Examples of typical problems encountered:

* Breakdowns, multi disciplined team working, maximising up time of equipment.
* Upgrades, modernisation, process improvements.
* Schedule adherence relating to repeated or extended breakdowns



Desirables

* HNC or equivalent in mechanical or production engineering.
* Experience of fault finding diagnostics.
* Documented Multiskilling. Mech/Elec

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