Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineer (Electrical or Mechanical Biased)
Circa £36,000 + benefits
Days, 4 on 4 off
East Midlands, Corby, Northampton, Kettering, Coventry, Bedford, Rugby

Major and growing FMCG manufacturer are now looking for a Reliability Engineer to join the Maintenance and Reliability Team at their East Midlands site.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a global organisation and work in a fast paced, stimulating environment.  The primary purpose of this position is to identify proactive maintenance requirements to increase plant productivity, maximise reliability performance and improve processes whilst reducing overall cost.  Additionally support a major site expansion and development.

Reliability Engineer Key Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Comply with SHE and all statutory Safety, Health and Environment requirements.
  • Ensure accurate & timely records are entered / recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares / consumables used.
  • Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods / procedures to reduce these.
  • Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions and special tools are readily available to all engineering staff.
  • Provide engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all equipment.
  • To apply systematic diagnostics in electrical/mechanical engineering in order to minimise the impact of plant failures/breakdowns.
  • Manage contractors / issue work permits and audit their work in the absence of the Engineering Management team.
  • Respond / assist / investigate cause of a factory Fire Alarm / Evacuation as requested by the incident controller / engineering / production management team.
  • Train, develop and sign off nominated production staff to allow them to carry out first line maintenance to designated plant & equipment. Ensuring that all H&S procedures, engineering best practices are adhered to at all times.

The ideal Reliability Engineer will be HNC qualified (or equivalent)  with proven asset management and reliability engineering experience, as well as excellent communication and organisational skills.  A passion for Reliability excellence and a commitment to professional development are also desirable.





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