Lead Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical (£40k days)

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    St. Helens, Merseyside

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    Up to £40000 per annum + benefits

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    Tim Fawcett

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    4 months ago

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Lead Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical / Continuous Improvement

Location Skelmersdale / St Helens / Haydock

Salary circa £40k + 27day holiday + 15% pension + bonus 5 - 10%

Hours Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm

This is an opportunity to join the preventive maintenance team concentrating on improving the plants production & efficiency.

The Person:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • HNC or HND or degree
  • Working with maintenance systems (CMMS) such as SAP, MAXIMO or a DCS etc
  • Heavy engineering / heavy manufacturing plant experience preferred ; e.g. brewery, chemical plant, paper mill, manufacturing plant, power generating plant, CHP, recycling plant, steel, foundry, bricks, glass, metals etc.
  • Boiler / steam experience would be an advantage not essential.

The Job:

  • 50/50 desk based / hands on plant based
  • Planning, root cause analysis, continuous improvements, process improvement projects.
  • Technical lead - Troubleshooting technical problems focusing on root cause analysis.
  • Support and coach the Technicians in handling technical issues
  • Improvement projects, cost savings. Several million pounds of investment recently and continuously.
  • Working on heavy industrial machinery.
  • Analysing data to compile engineering reports.
  • Improving OEE & Engineering downtime
  • Managing contractors including - permits (PTW, RAMS, etc)
  • The plant is a mixture of old and state of the art new machinery and technology. It is at a very interesting stage where production capacity is looking to be increased and improved.
  • Very stable and profitable product / industry sector.

To apply send CV to Tim Fawcett at Morson or call 0161 .- 707 .- 1516

Key : Mechanical engineer;; maintenance engineer; ; mechanical supervisor; area responsible; area engineer; section engineer; Mechanical; tanks, pipes; Manufacturing plant; gearbox; gears; motors; pumps; fans; compressors; motors; hydraulics; pneumatics; pump overhauls, motor and gear box replacements, hydraulics, pneumatics, rotating equipment, conveyors, valves, plastic; paper mill; brewery; bottling; petrochemical; chemical site; chemical plant; gas storage; fuel storage site; Army, REME; Navy; RAF; royal air force; royal navy; recycling plant; foundry; chemical plant; brewery; paper mill; effluent plants; process areas; steam boilers; filtration; extraction machinery; recycling plant, foundry, chemical plant, brewery, paper mill, manufacturing plant, power generating plant CHP, lathe; precision engineering; boilers, dcs; delta v ; siemens ps7; effluent plant, water treatment, cement works, crushers; brick works, packaging or printing, manufacturing plant, bulk handling. automated plant, process areas, filtration, ancillary; LOLER; SAP, MAXIMO; RAMS, LOTO. motors, welding, pneumatics, hydraulics, valves, pumps, seals, bucket conveyors, elevator & lifting machinery, steam and air compressor systems, gearboxes, drive transmission system, pulleys, belts, couplings, chain drives Root cause analysis; Laser alignment; thermography; vibration; condition monitoring;