Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Heavy Engineering

REED Engineering - 30+ days ago
REED Engineering

 REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading Engineering

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer X2 

Job Summary

Responsible for the mechanical engineering maintenance activities within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment. Providing a proactive service which contributes towards reducing downtime, improving plant performance and reliability using preventative and predictive maintenance methods and techniques.

You will be highly motivated, with a ‘can do’ attitude towards your work, as well as having a degree of flexibility to help meet business needs and market demands.

You will be a major exponent of Health and safety practices, with a strong focus towards work quality and plant standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Carry out both re-active and pro-active maintenance tasks, including furnaces.

• You will be required to understand mechanical systems and be able to diagnose problems/plant faults constructively and accurately.

• Take part in the development, creation and implementation of PPM schedules to achieve maximum machine availability.

• Record daily activities and creation of work orders within a CMMS (Pirana), as well as using the system to assist with any fault diagnosis.

• Attend and contribute towards daily and weekly planned maintenance meetings/plant priority reviews.

• Identify/specify and order critical parts using the companies internal system.

• Contribute towards the control and improvement of critical spares requirements.

• Ensure that all parts required are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary.

• Work with specialist OEM service engineers where required.

• Facilitate lean ways of working to minimise waste and maximise efficiency, ensuring departmental objectives are achieved.

• To participate in training and upskilling activities to help maintain and improve your site and technical knowledge.

• Undertake any other tasks, which are reasonable in relation to the skills, knowledge and experience.

• Able to perform safety & quality risk assessments and work.

• Adhere to standard safe practices and procedures, environmental and legislative requirements.

Skills Experience and Qualification

• A relevant vocational qualification e.g. NVQ,ONC, HNC, HND, C&G or an appropriate apprenticeship

• Some electrical experience/qualification or the willingness to undertake electrical cross skilling training.

• IOSH qualified would be advantageous

• Experience of furnace mechanics and their control system would be advantageous

• Experience of furnace vacuum systems or vacuum technologies would be advantageous

Demonstrable

• Experience within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment, although applicants from other industries would also be considered.

• Good fault finding and problem-solving skills essential – mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems.

• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

• PC literate.

• Good standard of numeracy and literacy.

• Exemplary timekeeping and attendance.

• Demonstrate the ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.

Working 4 on 4 off

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