Maintenance Engineer / Mechanical Engineer

Location
Ellesmere Port
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Jul 2018
Closes
02 Aug 2018
Ref
LYEA-112
Contact
Bluetown Online
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.g. 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

Company Initiatives:

* 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

Desirable:

* Time served apprentice / NVQ level 3 in welding
* Coded to weld T.I.G Carbon steel - bore size 1/2" - 12"
* Coded to weld T.I.G 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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