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Maintenance Service Engineer (260sk)

Date Posted: 27-Nov-2017
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2018
Location: Marden, Kent
Salary: Minimum - £25,000.00, Maximum - £38,000.00 per Annum
ABOUT EX-MIL RECRUITMENT LTD
Ex-Mil Recruitment was set up in April 2005 as a traditional and internet based recruitment consultancy with a very simple and honest ethos “By Ex-Military for Ex-Military, what more needs to be said”. This means that this recruitment consultancy is designed to be totally focused in placing ex military personnel in roles across the board; at present we have 3 consultants who have between them over 30 years of military service, and over 30 years of commercial experience behind them.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Maintenance Service Engineer (260sk) – Marden – Salary circa £25-38k commensurate with experience/qualification

Our clients are a large agriculture picking and packing operation based in Kent, they are now looking for a qualified, multi skilled engineer, to work within their packing operation taking responsibility for the maintenance, servicing and repairs of all electrical and mechanical machinery and components on site.
You will work closely with the production team to ensure that machinery downtime is kept to a minimum and that all preventative maintenance is conducted in advance to avoid disruption. You will also be required to investigate means of improving plant productivity and also investigating and establishing causes for all breakdowns and line performance.
You would be required to keep accurate records and be able to deliver engineering best practices as well as following Health & Safety and food safety rules at all times.

Key Accountabilities
Carry out preventive maintenance tasks as scheduled during the shift to the required standard.
Conduct continuous machine observation and measurement during the shift, identifying potential machine failure, safety risk or deterioration in output, waste, or quality performance from machine standards.
Determine cause of potential failure or performance deterioration, and either complete remedial work during shift or brief subsequent shift and Maintenance Manager on issue, cause and recommended solution.
Use manuals and failure history to develop preventative tasks. Brief the Maintenance Manager of the tasks and its purpose.
Provide Associate Training where appropriate, and provide a signed record of training to the Production Manager at the end of shift.
Conduct risk assessment prior to any maintenance work and ensure conclusions are implemented prior to the start of the work to remove hazards.
Ensure that equipment is handed back to production in 100% safe condition.

Key measures
• Standard of work
• Reports clear concise and up to date
• Work completed.
• Rate of recommendation, and implementation of machine and process improvements
• Complete corrective actions during shift to return equipment to standard output, quality and waste levels.

Knowledge and skills
• Able to read electrical drawings
• Ability to logically fault find.
• Understanding of pneumatics.
• Read mechanical drawings
• Fabrication experience

Personal attributes
• Ability to lead by example and motivate teams.
• Highly self-motivated to achieve results.
• Positive and enthusiastic approach to work.
• Attention to detail.
• A team player.
• Ability to work within a team whilst coaching team members.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Ability to manage time effectively.

Additional responsibilities:
• To observe the Company rules for employees
• To observe Company policy on Quality Assurance
• To observe Company policy on Health, Safety, and Environment.
• To co-operate readily, politely, and amicably with other company personnel.
• To undertake any other duties that may reasonable be requested.

Skills and Experience
• Good problem-solving/organisational skills
• Worked in a factory Environment
• Team Player – though capable of working on own initiative.
• Experience of dealing within a fast paced, demand driven environment.
• Good Communication skills at all levels

Desirable Qualification
• 17th Edition
• PAT test experience
• 2391 – 10 Electrical Testing
• HNC/HND or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering.
• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical or mechanical Engineer

For more information, please contact Simon Knowles, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 Ext 1 or simon@ex-mil.co.uk or via the website www.ex-mil.co.uk

https://www.ex-mil.co.uk/vacancies/5568/maintenance-service-engineer

DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY, WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO REPRESENT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE EX MILITARY

OBJECTIVES
Our clients are a large agriculture picking and packing operation based in Kent, they are now looking for a qualified, multi skilled engineer, to work within their packing operation taking responsibility for the maintenance, servicing and repairs of all electrical and mechanical machinery and components on site.
You will work closely with the production team to ensure that machinery downtime is kept to a minimum and that all preventative maintenance is conducted in advance to avoid disruption. You will also be required to investigate means of improving plant productivity and also investigating and establishing causes for all breakdowns and line performance.
You would be required to keep accurate records and be able to deliver engineering best practices as well as following Health & Safety and food safety rules at all times.

Key Accountabilities
Carry out preventive maintenance tasks as scheduled during the shift to the required standard.
Conduct continuous machine observation and measurement during the shift, identifying potential machine failure, safety risk or deterioration in output, waste, or quality performance from machine standards.
Determine cause of potential failure or performance deterioration, and either complete remedial work during shift or brief subsequent shift and Maintenance Manager on issue, cause and recommended solution.
Use manuals and failure history to develop preventative tasks. Brief the Maintenance Manager of the tasks and its purpose.
Provide Associate Training where appropriate, and provide a signed record of training to the Production Manager at the end of shift.
Conduct risk assessment prior to any maintenance work and ensure conclusions are implemented prior to the start of the work to remove hazards.
Ensure that equipment is handed back to production in 100% safe condition.

Key measures
• Standard of work
• Reports clear concise and up to date
• Work completed.
• Rate of recommendation, and implementation of machine and process improvements
• Complete corrective actions during shift to return equipment to standard output, quality and waste levels.

Knowledge and skills
• Able to read electrical drawings
• Ability to logically fault find.
• Understanding of pneumatics.
• Read mechanical drawings
• Fabrication experience

Personal attributes
• Ability to lead by example and motivate teams.
• Highly self-motivated to achieve results.
• Positive and enthusiastic approach to work.
• Attention to detail.
• A team player.
• Ability to work within a team whilst coaching team members.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Ability to manage time effectively.

Additional responsibilities:
• To observe the Company rules for employees
• To observe Company policy on Quality Assurance
• To observe Company policy on Health, Safety, and Environment.
• To co-operate readily, politely, and amicably with other company personnel.
• To undertake any other duties that may reasonable be requested.

EXPERIENCE
Skills and Experience
• Good problem-solving/organisational skills
• Worked in a factory Environment
• Team Player – though capable of working on own initiative.
• Experience of dealing within a fast paced, demand driven environment.
• Good Communication skills at all levels

Desirable Qualification
• 17th Edition
• PAT test experience
• 2391 – 10 Electrical Testing
• HNC/HND or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering.
• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical or mechanical Engineer

BENEFITS
Salary circa £25-38k commensurate with experience/qualification

JOB TYPE
Permanent





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