Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlewich, Cheshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J897284_1539255950
Contact Name: Charlotte Devereux-Jack
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 12:05

Job Description

We are proud to offer the opportunity to work for a globally recognised Packaging Manufacturer and market leader in their sector. This role as a Maintenance Technician (Tooling) would be suited to you if you are a forward thinking individual looking use your previous maintenance experience to help problem solve and improve machinery performance. Would you like to work for a forward thinking company that continuously striving to improve? Would you like to be part of a team working together optimising equipment performance and continuously looking to improve on health & safety? If Yes this is the role for you.

Your new role as Production Planner will involve:

  • To service, repair and overhaul of the various injection moulding machine tools used in production to contribute to the development of the standardised working practices, improving the following: Health, Safety & Environmental Standards, Quality Performance, Speed (adherence to the schedules) and Costs.
  • Maintaining and the repairing of all tooling hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems.
  • PPM and reactive maintenance servicing, optimising the uptime of the machines.
  • To develop, optimise and record activities to ensure optimum performance can be achieved across all technical areas, driving proactively and driving performance through the use of improvement techniques and record
  • Tool production preparation, component changes and mould surface repairs.
  • To react to the demands of the production lines working on tools inside presses and dealing with the electrical and mechanical breakdowns.
  • Minimise downtime through prompt reactive attendance, resolution and recording of machine, tool, process issues

To be successful in your new role you will have:

  • A technical understanding of the operation and process setting of moulding machines and of, tool setting, overhead cranes, the setting of robots and material conveyors.
  • Technical writing skills sufficient to produce process packs to agreed standards
  • Time Served Apprenticeship.
  • C&G Parts 1&2
  • NVQ Level 3
  • Reading & understanding of hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic & mechanical drawings
  • Hydraulic, Electrical, Pneumatic & Mechanical knowledge (Fault finding, Maintenance, Servicing, Testing etc).
  • PLC's Programming & Fault finding
  • PC Packages (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Lifting and slinging.
  • Knowledge of construction and servicing of injection mould tooling desirable
  • Knowledge of processing issues and corrective actions desirable
  • Knowledge of tool change process desirable
  • Knowledge of Plant Services i.e. Pumps, Air Compressors & Water Chillers
  • Knowledge and understanding of automated equipment
  • CNC Robotic programming & fault finding desirable
  • 17th Edition desirable
  • Ability to operate iScala & Mattec to enable accurate and correct recording of work order, scrap and downtime data
  • Personal protective equipment applicable to the area, environment and process of work.
  • Fully conversant with SAMS
  • Must have a full understanding of CI/Lean principles and other world class manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of all manufacturing processes, including the inspection, finishing and packaging of injection moulded products.
  • Must be an excellent communicator and a catalyst for change
  • Able to operate, read and interpret key measuring equipment

Shift Plan

This role is working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern working Days and Nights

Contractual Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • Full use of on-site Canteen
  • Pension contribution of 3% - moving to 4% in 2019
  • Discounted Gym membership (with Pool)

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