Multi Skilled Engineer

From £30,000 - Purfleet

Posted: 11th, Dec 2018

Reference N°: 41053

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £30,000 pa however the client may pay up to £34,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Company

A leading Engineering Company

The Role

This job description endeavours to cover the basic responsibilities and accountabilities of the job role. However it cannot be deemed to be exhaustive and other ad hoc duties (within the capabilities of the incumbent) may be required.

· Respects all site safety rules including those applicable for the safe engagement of contractors and visitors.

· Is actively involved in safety issues on site and undertakes regular safety observations.

· Ensures compliance with Imerys Aluminates Individual Safety Responsibilities standard (internal document on SHEQ drive) & Imerys Serious 7 including:

o Is committed to his/her own safety

o Contributes actively to Health & Safety activities

o Is committed to developing his/her Health & Safety performance

· Does not start a task, or stops each on-going task if he/she feels the situation is unsafe. When possible takes the necessary actions to make it safe.

· Ensures risk assessments are available, reviewed, adhered to and are applicable for all work performed by the post holder and those under the supervision of the post holder.

· Ensures all tasks are performed in compliance with site regulations and procedures such as authorisation to work, permit to work and lock-off.

· Housekeeping of all areas where work is carried out.

· Participate in HSE meetings where required.

· Respects all site safety rules including those applicable for the safe engagement of contractors and visitors

· Is actively involved in safety issues on site and undertakes regular safety observations

· Completes a Take 5 before starting tasks

· Execute maintenance mechanical and electrical tasks as required including inspection, preventive, predictive, reactive, alignment, shutdown and fault finding activities.

· Use all equipment and materials in accordance with Health & Safety guidelines

· Adhering and contributing to maintaining maintenance management policies and framework. This includes updating technical detail, job guidelines, method statements, risk assessments, documents, drawings, projects list etc

· Participate in operation of CMMS by updating task status, completion report and updating technical details.

· Participate in preparation of maintenance tasks and acquire spares and special tools.

· Building of systems, mechanical or electrical as required and within reasonable limits of capability and skills

· Participate in engineering projects feasibility study, technical specification, planning, installation, execution, commissioning, handover and operation stages if required.

· Isolation and making systems/equipment safe to work on for oneself and others if required

· Switching of power, LV or HV, working on high voltage motors and systems, working on power distribution systems as trained and appointed competent, as and when required

· Operating and caring for various equipment/vehicles as trained for to assist in safe execution of tasks i.e. Fork Lift Trucks, Cherry Picker

· Responding to after hour call-outs as per the company procedures and rules (if applicable)

· Provide cover for other engineering colleagues if required

· Coordinating and supervising internal and external maintenance workforce if required

· Participate in training and regular meetings as required to deliver duties.

The Candidate

· Achievement of objectives

· Motivation - (Attendance, availability, constructive state of mind)

· Anticipation - Curiosity (Anticipates problems, acts spontaneously and in a pro-active way, goes deeper into matters and tries to understand them) e.g. Initiative ability, e.g. seeks state of the art knowledge to optimise use of technology.

· Flexibility and adaptability (Adapts to changes, organisational demands and/or proposes new methods).

· Development of others (Helps others to gain skills, has ability to transfer know-how)

· NVQ Level 3 (or served an apprenticeship) or equivalent qualification (eg AM1 or AM2) within electrical and mechanical engineering is essential

· Minimum Higher National Certificate (HNC) or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering is desirable

· 5 years proven experience and competency in similar role in heavy production / manufacturing environment.

· Strong understanding and experience of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and process systems

· Strong understanding and experience of automation (PLC Siemens PCS7) and instrument engineering

· Proven experience of fault finding, diagnostic and problem solving skills, covering both mechanical and electrical disciplines

· Good understanding of maintenance approaches including preventive, proactive, condition monitoring and reliability tools.

· City and Guilds 2360/2330 part 1 & 2 or equivalent

· City and Guilds 17th edition wiring regulations

· HV maintenance and SAP experience is desirable

· Valid Fork Lift Truck Licence

· Valid MEWPs Licence

· Capacity and willingness to respond to afterhours breakdowns (physically and remotely if required)

· Health and Safety NEBOSH or IOSH Certification desirable.

· Reasonable understanding and experience of health and safety legislative requirements such as LOLER, PUWER, Working at Height, Confined Spaces, COSHH, and PSSR

· Valid First Aid Certificate (desirable)

· Good IT skills and experience of using computer software applications e.g. Excel, Word, Internet Browsing, Email and Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) applications

· Proven ability within a technical team and the ability to understand and influence their environment

The Package

Salary: up to £34K

Bonus <12%

Pension 14.5%

Income Protection Insurance

Life Assurance x 6

28 days holiday plus bank holidays


37.5 hour week Monday to Friday

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