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Maintenance Engineer - Food Manufacturing
An exciting role has become available for an Maintenance Engineer to work for a leading food manufacturer based near Heathrow, Slough, Berkshire.
Working 5 days on 2 days off on rotating shifts - 5am to 2.30pm/ 2pm to 10pm
The successful candidate must have an eye for spotting faults and finding effective solutions. They must be able to work independently and possess strong mechanical and electrical skills. This is an excellent opportunity to build on your engineering skills in a food manufacturing site. We have a diverse and multi-cultural workforce and require your contribution to build business performance.
The ideal candidate should have an electrical bias in previous roles and have knowledge in wiring diagrams; Invertors; Programming and electrical fault finding.PLC experience from working in a bakery / food manufacturing site is essential.
To establish the cause of electrical and mechanical breakdowns and to identify and implement the best solution.
Diagnose any electrical or mechanical faults in equipment and carry out any necessary day to day repairs.
Routine maintenance of production equipment and machinery.
To support the introduction of new equipment and machinery.
To ensure correct Health & Safety, Food Safety and Hygiene standards are adhered to at all times
To ensure effective communication between and within departments and shifts to maintain production capacity and engineering efficiency.
To ensure that all administration and documentation is completed at the end of every shift.
To ensure a fast response to any issue particularly under breakdown conditions
Minimise engineering downtime
Organising routine servicing schedules
Checking and calibrating instruments to make sure they are accurate.
Fitting new parts.
Carrying out quality inspections
Keeping Operational Managers informed on progress of repairs
To actively participate in a continuous improvement culture throughout the site, constantly identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies and reduce waste
To ensure that planned maintenance work is completed to strict schedules and constantly look for improvements that will ensure reliability of equipment is improved
Effectively liaise with contractors or other external parties
To assist with the implementation of manufacturing improvement techniques (Lean Manufacturing)
To work with key support departments (Production, Hygiene, QA, Stores, Despatch H&S, HR) to maximise performance of the engineering department
To carry out other duties as considered necessary
Continuous development of knowledge and familiarity with the engineering requirements of the bakery process systems and machinery
Positive and solution orientated contribution to meetings
Ad hoc projects as identified by your line Manager and as required by the business.
Required Skills & Experience
A minimum of 3 years engineering experience of operating in all aspects of a food manufacturing site or similar
Good mechanical and electrical skills
An understanding of engineering drawings and principles
Proactive / innovative approach to work
High level of attention to detail
A driven and determined approach
Confident communication skills at all levels
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £32,000.00 to £38,000.00 /year
Please send your CV asap if you fit the above requirements.
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