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Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Tyne and Wear, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive and Motorsport

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Manufacturing

  • Contact email:

    mma@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    164088TGY_1561638691

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-25

  • Start date:

    15/07/2019

  • Client:

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Maintenance Technician - Electrical / Mechanical

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

To support the day to day manufacturing operations, by installing, maintaining, improving and repairing equipment and plant services to ensure production efficiency can meet customer requirements within a safe environment. Respond to technical issues affecting production and maintain electrical and mechanical services.

The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of the processes used onsite - Extrusion, Press, Metal Forming, Assembly, Injection Mould, Paint as well as standard factory facilities - Cooling Water Systems, Compressed Air, LV Power Systems + Distribution.

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor/Team Leader

Responsible For: No management duties, must be self-motivated with ability to work with minimum supervision

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

General and Task
 Always work in a safe and responsible manner following site rules and relevant health and safety legislation at all times
 Attend breakdowns, identify faults and problem solve with minimal downtime to production
 Carry out diagnosis of faults, the maintenance and repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe and timely manner
 Have a good working knowledge and demonstrate competence in standard engineering disciplines - Control circuits, PLC (Mitsubishi/Omron/Siemens), hydraulics, pneumatics, bench fitting, mechanical principles, etc.
 Estimate length of time required to complete a job and understand consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales
 Identify and escalate any activity that has potential to cause harm or damage
 Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns through the departmental reporting system
 Ensure all work is undertaken to the highest standard and adhere to all quality standard regulations
 Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules
 Carry out PPM schedules as necessary and planned work orders
 Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment
 Work within 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardise, Sustain) methodology to maintain workplace to a high standards
 Contribute to Continuous Improvement activities
 Support and lead improvement activities as necessary
 Undertake continuous training and development
 Required to work shifts and overtime - sometimes at short notice and involving unsociable hours
 Carry out all tasks as deemed reasonable by the maintenance supervisor or T/L Person Specification

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

In this section please list what skills the applicant would need to do the job
Understand engineering and technical information
Ability to work in a diverse fast paced environment
Ability to plan and prioritise activities
Advanced problem solving skills
Team Working Skills
Structured analytical skills
Good understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/ cost of poor quality

EXPERIENCE

In this section please list what experience the person would need to do the job
Previous experience in the automotive sector would be desirable

KNOWLEDGE

ONC, A Levels, City & Guilds Level 3, BTEC National Diploma Level 3, IVQ Technician Diploma or equivalent NVQ level 3 qualification
Practical hands on approach to problem solving
Mechanical, electrical background
Substantial experience in a high volume manufacturing, preferably automotive

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

In this section please list any other qualities you are looking for from the applicant
Flexibility and must be able to work some unsociable hours on occasion with short notice
Strong communication skills - able to discuss projects with all level of staff onsite
Strong work ethic, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision