16 May, 2018

Production Engineer

  • Anonymous
  • France Furlong, Great Linford, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK14 5EH, UK
Full time Engineering

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join the UK's largest Tray Wash service provider, as an experienced Engineer at their well-established site in Milton Keynes.

This is a permanent position with a starting salary of £27,000 and upon successful completion of the 3 months probation period, this will be reviewed and increased up to £30,000.

Working on a shift pattern of 3 on/3 off on a fixed 12 hour shift pattern of 6am-6pm and 6pm-6am (need to be flexible to work both shifts), we require a strong Engineer who has a solid background of working within a Production/Logistics/Distribution environment.

You will also be willing to progress in your career, as for the right candidate, there will be an opportunity to move into a Supervisory position (and given support and training for this).

The key areas of responsibility being:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be expected to assist in the maintenance of the site, all tray-wash machines and associated equipment.

Respond to breakdowns of equipment to maintain the efficiency of the operation and identify problem areas and implement improvements

Check stocks and assist in the order the relevant parts/materials for maintenance and repair work to be carried out.

Assist in assessment of breakdown situations and inform operations manager/supervisor of cause of action.

Complete all required paperwork required within engineering.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

This position is 60% Mechanical/40% Electrical and you would ideally have PLC knowledge.

Time served apprenticeship in either a mechanical or electrical discipline or have a relevant mechanical qualification

MUST have worked in a manufacturing/warehousing environment (rather than engineering) and be committed to working as part of a team.

Able to cope with a fast-paced pressurised environment.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE BUSINESS, IF ROTATED TO WORK, THIS WILL INCLUDE BANK HOLIDAYS (unless a request has been approved and cover is available). THE COMPANY IS OPEN 24 HOURS AND ONLY CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY & NIGHT AND NEW YEARS EVE NIGHT

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