Up to £14.29 per hour
3 months ago
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the candidate will have a hands- on approach and will be responsible for maintaining machinery in a busy Engineering environment, which will include both reactive and planned Maintenance in line with a TPM programme. The candidate will need to be able to fault find and repair both Electrical and Mechanical machines as well as CNC/PLC machines. To ensure machine and process performance are optimised, a _stop it breaking in the first place_ mind-set approach will be required. The Technician will work to improve compliance, safety, equipment reliability, product quality and reduce maintenance cost.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To conduct Electrical and Mechanical fault finding and repairs.
PLC fault ﬁnding and repairs.
Pneumatic and Hydraulic fault ﬁnding and repairs
I Helps develop, implement, and monitor systems such as Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Reliability-Centered Maintenance, Condition-Based Maintenance, and FMEA programs.
Support TPM plan.
Conduct analysis and investigations using Failure Mode Analysis and Root Cause Analysis (5 Whys) on equipment failures that affect product quality, equipment uptime and plant capacity.
Report conclusions to Maintenance Manager and make recommendations for improved programs and practices intended to prevent equipment failures.
Assist in developing capital project programs for new equipment and major repairs.
Participate in the creation and review of maintenance procedures and policies.
Assist Facility repairs as and when required
Support machine relocation (Disconnection and re-commissioning)
Competent record keeping
Skills and Experience
Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree or experienced Electrical / Mechanical engineer with relevant PLC/CNC background.
Three to ﬁve years' experience directly involved with Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance and PLC/CNC activities within engineering improvement projects.
17th or 18th Edition wiring regulations required
Demonstrated ability to use root cause analysis/problem solving process
Ideal candidate would have experience using vibration analysis, thermograph, oil analyses, etc.
Self-motivated individual with good organizational and communication skills and a proven ability to facilitate to deliver improvement.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple and ever-changing priorities and meet established deadlines.
Demonstrated track record in driving continuous improvement.
High level of self-motivation, creativity and flexibility.
Experience as a participant or facilitator in RCM, FMEA, TPM and other maintenance programs / methodologies.
Must be computer literate
Flt and Mobile platform license would be advantageous