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Job Ref :
 
Job Title :
Mechanical Engineer 
Job Category :
Posted :
8/10/2018 4:37:10 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Market Drayton 
Benefits :
 
Salary :
£37k per year 
Security :
Other 
Description :

An award winning and market-share leading chilled savoury pastry food manufacturer is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to complement an existing passionate and enthusiastic team. As a Mechanical Engineer you will proactive, and deliver planned-preventative maintenance to ensure the equipment is able to meet capacity demand and efficiency targets. The successful candidate will also provide reactive maintenance ensuring minimum machine downtime. As a Mechanical Engineer you will also assist with the introduction of new equipment to a market leading production facility. To be successful you will be educated to at least City & Guilds level 3 or equivalent in a relevant qualification, and committed to continuous professional development. The position offers a great company to work for a competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Applications from ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.

                                                  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactive, planned-preventative maintenance to ensure existing equipment is able to meet capacity demand and efficiency targets.
  • Reactive maintenance to ensure minimal machine downtime.
  • Identifying and delivering against opportunities to implement changes and continuous improvement projects to maximise plant efficiencies.
  • Assisting with the introduction of new equipment to a market leading production facility as part of our continued drive for innovation.

Person Specification:

  • Ability to work as part of a team or unsupervised.
  • Self-directed, methodical and organised in your approach to work.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Continuous professional development through industry specific training.
  • Disciplined, professional and honest.
  • Willingness to learn with friendly, professional and flexible attitude.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experienced Required:

  • Experienced Mechanical Engineer.
  • Ability to read and fault find on a mechanical system.
  • Good knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Good knowledge of Servo Motors.
  • Strong diagnostic skills.
  • Educated to at least a City & Guilds level 3 or NVQ level 3 in a relevant qualification.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment (desirable).

Benefits:

  • 24 days
  • Company pension
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities

Salary: £37,000 per annum

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Market Drayton

Hours: 12hr rotating day/night shift pattern (4on/4 off)

Job Type:  Permanent

Vacancy Reference:  HQ5448



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