Maintenance Engineer

Freight Personnel
£23000 - £25000 per annum + 33 Holidays per annum
29 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
REPORTING TO: Maintenance Manager / Packhouse Manager Purpose of a job: To maintain all packing lines and associated equipment (ie Compressors, Driers) and to install / help to install new equipment. To make new equipment that may be required by the Packhouse. Experience / Qualifications: The job holder will need a broad based knowledge of maintenance skills with preferably a specialist field. Essential requirements are: NVQ L3 Engineering Maintenance (50/50) 3 - 5 years knowledge / experience Desirable: Flow Wrappers Sealers Netters Auto Weigh Machines Conveyors and Belts Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic Some PLC Systems Tig Welding Fork Lift Truck (B1) Stand on Truck (A1) Reporting Staff: No supervisory experience required, as there are no direct reports. Key Accountabilities: Labour planning and control: plan work on a daily basis; planning of work for a weekly/longer term basis; assess breakdown and plan accordingly; prioritise jobs / breakdowns; liaise with other departments to enable repairs to be carried out at times acceptable to both parties. Administration: agree ordering of materials and equipment with the Maintenance Manager; use appropriate paper work; keep track of orders; keep track of stock levels (e.g. fuels, materials); work within budgeted limitations; keep records in accordance with the current Company's Policies and legal / audit requirements. Operational requirements: be aware of other departments' requirements; maintain high level of service to the departments / customers. Quality of work: ensure that the work carried out by the department is of acceptable standards and monitored/measured. Technical: be conversant with the necessary skills to carry out the work the job holder is involved with; be conversant with: electrical work, with packing machinery, basic refrigeration, etc.; be aware of new techniques and equipment. Safety Requirement: The job holder is under a duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work and must co-operate with the Employer so far as is necessary to perform any duty or comply with any requirement imposed by any relevant law. It is the duty of all employees to cooperate fully with the health and safety policy by all means including: performing their duties safely and efficiently; not doing anything which does or might injure any other person or expose any other person to risk; making full and proper use of (and not misusing) all safety and protective equipment and clothing; adhering to all procedures specified by the Employer or any instructions issued with any plant or machinery or substances used at work; and Reporting to the Employer any actually or potentially unsafe conditions, system of work, buildings, vehicles, plant or other equipment. The job holder must ensure that all Health and Hygiene requirements are strictly observed and carried out. Keep cleaning liquids (chemicals) stored correctly. Other: Any other duties as reasonably requested Working Conditions / Benefits: Hours are 40 per week (Monday-Friday) with some evening and weekend work, and cover for holidays / sickness absence. 33 Days holiday per annum Pension Scheme Salary 23 - 25k Company Sick Pay after 1 year This job was originally posted as