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Maintenance Engineer

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    United Kingdom

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    Simon Hancock

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    about 2 months ago

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Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician

This is an opportunity to join a world class international  business working in the area of medical/ pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Type of position:  Contract 6 months
Rate £25/ hr + paid holidays   “paye”  inside IR35   Double day shift
Location: North West/ North Wales CH5
Industry: Pharmaceutical / Medical
Reference: SH883

Date posted: 10/05/2022

The Role

The Maintenance Technician will be required to perform pro-active and reactive maintenance on electro-mechanical processing and packaging machinery. A multiskilled engineering background is essential. Its is probable that the contractor will be E C & I biased.

A strong ability to apply troubleshooting techniques to maintain the smooth running of the production process and uphold the highest quality standards. Must be able to work as part of a team and as an individual in a fast-paced maintenance department.

Skills and experience

Craft technician qualifications i.e. NVQ 4, specified PLC qualification, C&G, ONC/HNC, BTEC in an appropriate Engineering Discipline, or equivalent

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Time Served Apprentice
  • Mechanical and electrical skills
  • ONC/HNC/NVQ Level 3 Engineering and Maintenance
  • Experience of processing, packaging machines
  • PLC and inspection camera system knowledge
  • 18th Edition wiring regulations

Required Competencies:

    • Production Maintenance Engineering experience in a complex manufacturing organization within Fast pace manufacturing environment. ( eg FMCG)
    • Ability to diagnose and rectify PLC and controls issues throughout the business
    • Experience of inverter, servo, DC drives
    • Worked with circuits from 415 to 24VDC power & control
    • Demonstrated ability to analyse technical problems, develop appropriate solutions
    • Understanding of mechanical and electrical aspects of engineering
    • Must be flexible with the ability to adapt to change quickly
    • Proficiency in standard software applications used within the cliet’s site eg. Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint), potentially SAP
    • Ability to work to engineering drawings but also have the ability to fault find and diagnose faults without using engineering drawings.
    • Adhere to all company Health & Safety policies and practice
  • Troubleshoot breakdowns across a range of equipment to provide minimal downtime
  • Support Line Leaders and Production to facilitate production efficiency
  • Maintain documentation to provide historical records of breakdowns and PPMs
  • Ensure all required paperwork is kept maintained and up to date throughout the department.

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