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Multi Skilled Mechanical Engineer


Manufacturing / Industrial



Job Description:

Overview of role:

A vacancy has arisen within our Engineering Department for a mechanically biased Multi-Skilled Engineer based in Bury St. Edmunds. The role will involve maintaining a high speed bottling line 25,000BPH with wet glue and pressure sensitive label application.

Reporting to the Small Pack Engineering Manager, the position requires an experienced Multi-Skilled Mechanical Engineer who has worked in a time pressured production environment and served a recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship. Above all, the successful candidate must be flexible, motivated, committed and be able to produce results through teamwork. The key responsibilities and skills for the role are:


* Resolve faults efficiently with minimal downtime to the Production Department

* A sound knowledge of process equipment, pumps, valves etc.

* Diagnosis of pneumatic circuits, valves etc.

* Ability to weld process pipework (non-essential)

* Carry out planned maintenance (PPM's) and plant continuous improvements relating to all process equipment for liquid handling to be completed to the required standards

* Utilise CMMS software package

* Basic Electrical skills, to fault find on medium to low voltage circuits

Key Skills and Attributes:

* Extensive knowledge of Food / Packaging Mechanical industry

* Common knowledge of PLC controlled equipment

* Positive working attitude / ability to work on your own and part of a team

* Organised and diligent in all areas of work, with a high attention to detail

* Excellent / confident communication skills

* Ability to remain calm and focused when working under pressure

* Ability to work to the Values of Customer, Results, Respect and Team

Shift pattern/Pay/overtime/Holidays:

* We currently run a three shift, 5 day rotating pattern Monday to Friday

* 6-2 /2-10 /10-6 this can flex to 12 hour shifts 6-6 shift when holidays are taken by the team

* 240hrs holiday a year (bank holidays required as and when)

* Shift Rates as follows: Saturday 1.437 /Sunday Double time

* Monday to Friday we run a single rate banked hour system that is paid at the end of the financial year (maximum 240hrs banked)

* Banked hours can be requested when the plant is not required to run providing maintenance work is up to date and not required