Conveyor Mechcanical Technician

Conveyor Mechcanical Technician

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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A leading plastics recycling / manufacturing plant is currently seeking a Conveyor Technician / Engineer to join their expanding team as part of their recent investment and development plans. The purpose of the role is to provide engineering support to achieve plant production targets & PPM completion rate to KPI target levels.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:
Main Purpose of Job:
As the Days based Conveyor Maintenance Engineer you are responsible for providing engineering support to achieve the Sort Plant production targets & PPM completion rate to KPI target levels. The key responsibilities of this role are to monitor & maintain all aspects of the Sort Plant conveyors & actively take part in breakdown response, PPM, Continuous Improvement (CI) Initiatives, Training and Housekeeping. Other key tasks of the role include completing general engineering tasks, breakdown repairs, Contractor Liaison and carrying out cost effective maintenance routines and general repairs to prolong the useful life of the equipment. All these tasks are to be carried out and completed within a specified time frame and to the highest Engineering Standards, thus minimising any operational disruptions whilst maximising uptime of operational equipment.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:
-- Ensure Sort Plant conveyors are maintained both proactively and reactively to deliver safe and reliable operation in line with planned production requirements.
-- Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping (within specified areas)
-- Practice & encourage others to deliver the highest standards of Health & Safety at all times and ensure that all plant and ancillary equipment is maintained to these high standards
-- Ensure all recording systems for work completion are correctly compiled with all relevant information detailed
-- Assist the Area Engineering Supervisor in minimising machine down time by proposing & introducing improved maintenance programmes & continuous improvement ideas.
-- Responsible for timely completion of all relevant plant PPM schedules and to provide support for all site wide PPM programs
-- Ensure good communication avenues are prevalent between the Engineering Teams & the Operational teams
-- Work as part of a multi-functional Mechanical / Electrical on-site Team
-- Any other adhoc duties as required

Ideally you will be an experienced engineer with a minimum of 3 years of working on conveyor systems. Ideally experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment. Formal engineering qualifications (HNC / ONC in or equivalent) in Mechanic al Engineering is ideal.
Experience of fault finding, breakdown repairs, completion of Preventative Maintenance routines on Mechanical aspects of various manufacturing production equipment, Continuous Improvement activities. Light Welding and Fabrication

-- Good academic qualifications (i.e. C&G or NVQ in a Mechanical Engineering discipline)
-- Apprentice trained & qualified
-- MEWP Licence would be beneficial but can be trained
-- Confined space trained would be beneficial but can be trained

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