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Shift Engineer

Posted 3 days 1 hour ago by Reed

£45,000 - £49,000 Annual
Not Specified
Cumbria, Kendal, United Kingdom, LA8 0
Job Description

Reed Engineering are pleased to be working on an exclusive basis, with a market leading Manufacturer with a global reputation based in Kendal

This role has come about due to a company restructure creating an additional need for an Electrical bias shift engineer.

Role Purpose

To provide effective and efficient planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance to the mill operations to minimise losses due to any engineering causes.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Providing fault diagnosis, solutions and repair in /on areas of machinery and plant such as machinery breakdown; run ability and safety related to maintenance work.ie provides any engineering resources for the continued operation of the mill
  • Complete work as issued by the PPM system or team leader and prioritises unplanned work.
  • Comprehensive recording of all necessary information
  • Uses spare machine parts cost-effectively and ensures they are all booked in /out of stores.
  • Is a member of the fire and lone worker emergency response teams as and when required and carries out the respective team duties.
  • Implementing improvements to:
  • Safety, housekeeping and workplace organisation
  • Environment
  • Productivity
  • Quality
  • Accountable for the safe hand-over of any maintenance work carried out.
  • Provides cover for shift absence
  • Maintain a professional approach to work which is in line with the company values and code of ethics.
  • Strive to set an example to apprentices

Qualifications & Experience

  • HNC in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Apprentice-trained craftsman in a suitable engineering discipline
  • Over 2 years relevant experience in Engineering role
  • Trained and licensed counterbalance/reach fork-lift truck driver, mobile working platform operator
  • Trained fire team member
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