Maintenance Engineer / Mechanical Engineer / Technician

Ellesmere Port
29 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

Location: Ellesmere Port, Stanlow

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Job 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 the company’s 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:

* 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

The successful candidate:

* 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
* Good working knowledge of transmission components, gearboxes, bearing
* Good working knowledge of heat exchangers, plate and coil in tube
* Good working knowledge of both steam and thermal oil heating systems (gas fired)
* Very good standard of both MIG and TIG repair / fabrication

It would be beneficial if the successful candidate had the following additional skills / qualifications:

* 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

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Maintenance, Engineering Installations, Mechanical Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer, Mechanical Fitter, Maintenance Engineer, Technical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Support Technician, COMPEX, ONC, BTEC, Process Plant Engineer, Chemical Engineer, TIG Repair, Fabrication Engineer will be considered for this role.

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