Maintenance Engineer

Zenith People
Newcastle Upon Tyne
From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client is a leading manufacturing business based in Tyne and Wear. As a result of significant growth, the company is looking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Technician. The role: Responsibilities: Work safely and adhere to Plant safety instructions at all times Ensure production equipment is effectively maintained to world class standard to support production activity Attend breakdown situations in a timely and professional manner Maintain preventative maintenance systems Reduce machine breakdown time in line with KPI objectives Conduct TPM maintenance activities, ensuring open actions are closed Propose/introduce ongoing machine and system improvements/optimization Install and commission new machines and equipment Modify and upgrade existing machines and equipment Provide an out of hours back up service to the production shift Maintain line side maintenance stores min/max levels by correctly following booking out procedures Conduct scrap investigation and analysis Train production staff in TPM activities Contribute improvement ideas, ensuring implementation is supported. Person Specification: Qualified to ONC level in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent Minimum of 3 years post qualified experience gained within a high volume manufacturing environment. Experience of fault finding problems from root cause Fault finding and diagnostics on hydraulic, pneumatic and PLC systems Previous experience of TPM activities Experience of machine installations and modifications This job was originally posted as