Multi-skilled Shift Engineer

Recruiter
PPG
Location
Batley
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
20 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
We have an opportunity for a Multi-skilled Shift Engineer to join us at our Birstall site, you may also be required to work at our Morley site which is located about 15 minutes away. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis working 38 hours per week on a shift pattern. In return you will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits. Works shifts - Week 1: Monday to Thursday from 6:00 to 14:00 and Friday 6:00 to 12:00 Week 2: Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 to 16:00 and Saturday 6:00 to 12:00 Week 3: Monday to Thursday from 13:45 to 21:45 and Friday 11:45 to 17:45 At PPG , we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. As our Multi-skilled Shift Engineer youwill carry out electrical and mechanical work to maintain effective running of all plant equipment and obtain maximum production and service efficiency, improve costs, quality and safety. The Multi-skilled Shift Engineer duties and key responsibilities: - Carry out frequency based planned routine maintenance plans to required standards across all areas of the site and rectify any issues found - Diagnose breakdown causes and repair efficiently and effectively - Carry out equipment installations as required to current organisational and regulatory standards, and be involved in or familiar with any project plans for the installation of new equipment - Modify and improve equipment, plant and processes - Calibrate instrumentation including weighing systems, flow control, level indicators etc - Support and contribute to the development of safe systems of work - Carry out mechanical/electrical maintenance within defined scope - Provide technical advice, training support and information to departmental managers, supervisors, staff and external contractors relating to electrical/mechanical systems and equipment - Carry out effective housekeeping of workshop, pump bay, stores and plant areas affected by maintenance activities - Be proactive in any business process improvement initiatives and be aware of equipment performance trends - Take full responsibility for the quality of information recorded in the shift log and ensure the information is communicated to appropriate colleagues at shift change - Monitor stock within stores to determine availability of required spares and liaise with the Support Co-ordinator to ensure that orders are placed and appropriately stocked in the stores area Knowledge, skills and experience of our ideal Multi-skilled Shift Engineer: - Knowledge and operation of PLC/computer controlled equipment - Worked with pneumatic and hydraulic systems (essential for mechanical bias) - Knowledge and experience of mechanical fitting, plumbing and pipe work, welding etc (essential for mechanical bias) - Recognised electrical/mechanical apprenticeship - Confined space trained and certified is beneficial - IPAF/FLT trained and certified is beneficial - 17th Edition IEE Wiring regulations trained and certified (essential for electrical bias) - Relevant electrical/mechanical engineering experience - Experience in preventative maintenance, practice and procedures - Instrumentation calibration experience (essential for electrical bias) - Multi-skilled, mechanical/electrical maintenance experience - Experience in driving internal vehicles including Fork Lift Trucks PPG is committed to being an inclusive employer and strives to achieve the right work-life balance for our employees. Therefore we will always be happy to discuss flexible working arrangements wherever this is possible for the role. If you currently have flexible working arrangements or would like to move to flexible arrangements then we are happy to talk about this during the recruitment process. If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to join us as our Multi-skilled Shift Engineer then please click ‘ apply ’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you

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