Graduate Mechanical Engineer

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    Middlewich, Cheshire

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    Up to £25000.00 per annum

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    Ian C Hull BA (Hons) Dip RP

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    29 days ago

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Graduate Mechanical Engineer - Middlewich
It's an exciting time to join Tata Chemicals Europe…….
Who are we?

Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) in the UK's sole producer of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, as well as the market leading producer of salt. We are also one of Europe's leading producers of these and other related producers.

Our parent company Tata Chemical Limited is part of the global Tata group, which represents the largest private employer in the UK, and employs more than 600,000 worldwide.

In 2010, TCE acquired British Salt, the UK's leading manufacturer of pure dried vacuum salt products. From our plant in Middlewich, Cheshire we manufacture a broad range of salt products to suit the needs of a wide range of applications.

There are exciting times ahead for us as we embark on major investment across all our manufacturing sites in Cheshire to grow the business and deliver reliable high quality products into increasingly diverse markets.

To help deliver this exciting vision we are currently seeking an enthusiastic engineer to join the company where with the right core skills and attitude will have the opportunity to make an impact, gain some great industry experience and take on real responsibility from day one.

What will you be doing?
Based at our Middlewich site, you will spend your time working on projects to monitor and improve the reliability of all assets across the Middlewich and Northwich Salt & Sodium Bicarbonate plants.
Reporting to the Salt & Sodium Bicarbonate Asset Manager and working along-side the Manufacturing teams, you will develop and deliver plans to reduce and eliminate production losses caused by equipment reliability issues as well as monitoring and maintaining maintenance KPIs and carrying out investigations into the root cause of failures.
You will be involved in key improvement projects through their entire project life cycle and be responsible for delivery of improved performance through these initiatives.
You will also be working with Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belts on key continuous improvement projects and you will have an opportunity to further develop your knowledge in this area too.

What kind of person are we looking for?

* You will be Degree qualified in a relevant Mechanical Engineering discipline.
* You may have spent some time in industry as part of your degree programme or afterwards, though this is not essential.
* We can provide you with training and development but you will need to demonstrate the aptitude and enthusiasm to grasp new concepts and learn new skills including project management techniques, Contractor management, Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and reliability methods such as RCA, RCFA, & FMECA. As well as gaining a good understanding of our production processes.
* Most importantly we are looking for someone with potential, energy, enthusiasm and drive to work alongside a dynamic team in taking the business forward.

What can you expect in return?

This is an opportunity to take on real responsibility and gain great industry experience from day one, within a friendly team who are passionate about what they do.

Our people have always been at the center of the company's success and in return for their hard work and commitment, we offer a generous benefits package including: 37 days holidays per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays, an additional paid day off each year to volunteer for a good cause in the local community, an excellent contributory Pension scheme, Life insurance, Healthcare and a range of other optional benefit schemes all within a flexible work environment.

Find us on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3793897/ and www.tatachemicalseurope.com or visit our careers portal https://www.morson.com/tatachemicals-europe-careers to learn more about us.

For more information and the full job description, please contact Ian Hull.

Graduate/Project Engineer/Reliability/Plant Engineer/Area Engineer/Continuous Improvement/Mechanical Engineer/FMECA/LSS/RCA/RCFA/Contractor Management/Project Management/Chemical Industry/FMCG/Asset Management/Lean Six Sigma