Manufacturing Engineer

Posted a week ago by Unity Doors Ltd

£30,000 - £35,000/annum

Unity Doors is a specialist in the design, manufacture and supply of bespoke composite and timber door sets. We are recruiting for a Multi-skilled Manufacturing Engineer to join our Engineering team at our Newent site.

Reporting to: Engineering Manager

Location: Based at our Head Office in Newent, Gloucestershire

Hours of work: 40 hours per week – 9.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday

Salary:  Dependent on experience – Up to £35k per annum

Benefits: Up to 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance, uniform, free drinks and car parking, discount on products

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains assigned equipment in good operating order by:
    • Performing TPM activities as and when required, including cleaning, checking, adjusting, and testing, according to equipment checklists
    • Make repairs to equipment promptly and effectively as required
    • Maintains up-to-date spare parts inventory and arranges necessary ordering of replacement parts
    • Maintains accurate TPM records
    • Prepared and able to train operators in basic equipment repairs / maintenance
  • Able to operate production machinery especially CNC for the purpose of set-up, adjustment or fault finding
  • Source and liaise with 3rd party contractors to complete statutory or complex maintenance / repairs
  • Performs other related tasks as required continually focusing on the prevention and elimination of problem reoccurrence rather than the traditional “fix it” approach
  • Comfortable working in a “start-up” environment as and when new equipment is introduced
  • Maybe required to do basic building maintenance or repair work in all areas of the plant
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly work area using the 5S (or similar) techniques and follows all safety and works regulations
  • Works closely with Engineering Manager on projects and ad-hoc activities

 Skills, abilities and characteristics

  • Mechanical engineering qualifications or time worked apprenticeship
  • Previous experience of working on CNC / PLC production machinery and knowledge of repair / fault finding
  • Understanding of electrical works or relevant qualifications – City & Guilds 17th Edition level and PAT Testing, desirable
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing / production environment, preferably working with high volume and bespoke products
  • Team player and willingness to get the job done
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
  • Driven, passionate and committed to ensuring personal and company success
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