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Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for maintenance engineers on a permanent basis for our client Walkers Chocolates based in Yardley (B25 8HE)

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the direct day to day running of the machines and facilities of the site. You will be required to attend, root cause and fix all issues on the lines, complete all PPM tasks, create SOP as required, changeovers of the line and technical support of the machines. You will be expected to adhere to 5S systems, LOTO, completing breakdown analysis of issues on the line.

Competence Required:-

  • Multi Skilled (60:40 electrically bias)
  • Electrical or Mechanical qualification
  • Experienced in FMCG sector is desired.
  • Strong in compliance
  • Good level of PC skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good team player but able to work independently
  • PLC knowledge/experience is preferred
  • Experience in working on high speed packaging machine
  • Reading, following and updating electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Full UK driving license

Daily duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend to all issues on the plant – minor stops, process failures, breakdowns
  • Lead and complete breakdown investigation as required
  • Complete all changeovers and start up support
  • Completion of PPMs,and workorders.
  • Completing shift reports and peer to peer handover
  • Attend the engineering brief
  • Contribute to new installs throughout the plant
  • Control contractors and effective use of the permit to work forms as required
  • Lead smaller kaizans/projects which give a cost saving to the business
  • Attend any issues on site from facilities
  • You are responsible to promote Quality Culture by ensuring that all aspects of Food Safety, Legality, Quality and Product Authenticity are observed

Working Hours and Salary:-

  • Monday to Thursday only
  • 7am-7pm / 7pm-7am (weekly rotating shifts)
  • £38,000 – £42,000 (this may be increased dependant on experience)

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