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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - REF No. HQ5104

Industry Sector: Engineering - Mechanical
Location: Rainham, Greater London, England

Salary: circa £30000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Emma Newman

Job Summary

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery. This position is ideally suited for someone with an electrical bias with mechanical experience and qualifications. You will use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) and electrical test equipment to assist in fault finding on some of the machinery and equipment; the remaining will be offline and require problem solving. Applications from ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this role and are strongly encouraged.

Detailed Job Description

HQ5104 Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Salary £30,000 per annum

Location : Rainham, Essex

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery. This position is ideally suited for someone with a mechanical bias with electrical experience. You will use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) and electrical test equipment to assist in fault finding on some of the machinery and equipment; the remaining will be offline and require problem solving.

Applications from ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this role and are strongly encouraged.

Key Responsibilities

* Support the Planned Preventative Maintenance System and respond to equipment faults
* Support the Total Productive Manufacturing initiative on site (TPM)
* Accountable for all mechanical appliances on site
* Designing / amending maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
* Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods for new installations
* Accountable for the installation of new parts ensuring equipment is working correctly
* Diagnosing faults, breakdown problem, troubleshooting all machinery and equipment
* Carrying out quality inspections on jobs
* Liaising with other engineering and production colleagues
* Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components
* Controlling maintenance tools, stores, equipment and costs
* Dealing with and responding to emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
* Working within Health & Safety policies and procedures and making improvements
* Working with specialist equipment, such as programmable machines
* Ensuring there is continuous cover of the machinery in case of breakdowns
* Utilisation of the appropriate tools required to complete each task such as a lathe, milling machine, surface grinder and power tools e
* Commission modifications and alterations to existing plant and equipment, to improve line efficiencies

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

Essential

* Proactive approach, displaying a can do/ will attitude
* Time Served Engineer - NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or similar
* Mechanically biased with some demonstrable electrical experience
* Experience in mechanical drives and mechanical set up of complex drive systems
* Experience of maintaining machine shop facilities (ie.;- lathe, miller, pillar drills etc)
* Ability to interpret drawings, blue-prints, manuals, sketches or verbal instructions
* Experience of working in manufacturing industry would be an advantage
* Work flexibly to support colleagues within both engineering and other departments.
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Possess detailed analytical and problem solving skills
* Self-motivated and able to work well in a team environment

Desirables - (NOT Essential)

HNC or BEng in the following;

* Electrical & Electronic Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Manufacturing Engineering
* Production Engineering

Qualifications in the following technical disciplines will also be considered;

* BTEC Operations & Maintenance Engineering
* NVQ Level 3 in Engineering
* C&G Certificate in Engineering

Salary

* £30,000 per annum


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