Multi Skilled Engineer
Location: Greenford / Hayes
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Hours of Work: 6am – 6pm, on a call out rota
Purpose of the Multi Skilled Engineer:
The role of an Engineer in food processing can be hugely varied and no two days are the same. Tasks include carrying out both electrical and mechanical work such as planned maintenance activity, reacting to breakdowns, finding out and eliminating the root-cause of problems and working on continuous improvement projects.
Multi Skilled Engineer Responsibilities:
•Follow a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule for all plant, equipment and machinery.
•Carry out PPMs and repairs in a safe and hygienic manner as stated within the company Quality Management System ensuring that operational efficiencies are not adversely affected.
•Promptly respond to plant, equipment, machinery breakdown or fault to ensure minimal downtime on operations.
•Participate as required in the installation and commissioning of new plant, machinery and equipment.
•Ensure tools, toolbox contents, parts and consumables are documented into and out of any food handling area.
•Oversee service contractors for onsite compliance.
•Mentor apprenticeships and handymen.
•Be part of a call out rota to take a turn to be ‘on-call’ and ready to come into work if there’s a major problem.
•Be responsible for any ad-hoc duties as and when required
Health & Safety
•To work safely at all times.
•To ensure the health and safety of those that could be affected.
•To ensure that machine and plant is safely isolated or made safe as appropriate.
•Promote a safe working environment by following best practice at all times.
•Participate in regular checks and inspections of the workplace.
•Comply with personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements
•Actively engaged in risk assessments for continuous improvement.
•Continuous status update of all plant, equipment and machinery following PPM’s or breakdown actions.
•Liaise with equipment manufacturers and suppliers at a technical level effectively communicating any concerns or queries.
•Ensure that all tasks carried out within the PPM schedule, breakdowns and fault repairs are fully documented including activity, repairs, equipment status and the use of consumables and parts.
•Ensure any parts or consumables used are fully recorded for accountability and replenishment.
•Ensure engineering management systems updated accurately and timely
Multi Skilled Engineer Requirements:
•You will be a proven multi skilled Engineer with experience gained in a high volume, fast paced food production environment.
•Need to be proactive, flexible and excellent communicator.
•At least 5 years of experience within a similar role.
•Must have proven track record of fault finding.
•Good communication skills to directly interact with internal and external clients at the appropriate technical level.
•Ability to work individually within a small engineering team but larger operations team.
•Experience of refrigeration, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics and industrial facilities.
•Experience of working with 3 phase, inverters, motors, compressors, condensers, DC current, abrasive wheels, dehydrators, PLC’s and PPMs.
•Knowledge of fault finding on industrial sized boiler, servicing and power flushing.
•Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office and data logging systems.
•Mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications to HNC level or equivalent.
•The Nationally Accredited Certified Scheme (ACS) Commercial Gas
•Fluent English – both written & verbal.
•Must live within a reasonable commuting distance to work base.
•Flexibility to travel, on rare occasions, to other UK company sites for special purposes.
If you think that you are suitable for this Multi Skilled Engineer role, please apply now!