Overview of the Role :
The site engineer will possess proven experience of dealing with electro-mechanical faults, repairs and preventative maintenance operations within an automated logistics environment.
Reporting to the Knapp UK Key Account Manager; the Site Engineer will deliver world class maintenance processes within a highly automated logistics system, providing high standards of equipment reliability and system technical availability.
Taking a safety-first approach to all tasks and demonstrating a track record of owning problems through to successful completion.
Flexibility is the key to success within this small, dynamic, highly efficient and effective engineering team.
European travel may be a required for training purposes.
Key Responsibilities :
The position requires a wide range of skills including but not limited to the following,
1st level support error correction within the logistics system
Electrical, Mechanical, pneumatic, fault finding and repairs
Planned maintenance of the automated logistic system
Monitoring the technical operation of the logistic system
Inspections and condition monitoring of installed equipment
Efficient and effective equipment breakdown recovery
Escalation management of equipment / system incidents
Interact with customer management team keeping them informed of repair and maintenance progression and addressing their concerns in a professional manner.
Ability to interpret electrical circuit diagrams and work with 415V motor controls.
Ability to follow set up instructions, assembly drawings and check lists
Management of spare parts including; usage, inventory levels, repairs, receipts, replenishments, ordering
Demonstrable compliance with Health and Safety regulations
Compliance with customer standards and regulations
Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers
Appreciation of control systems (PLC, WCS, WMS, SCADA)
Appreciation of industrial field bus systems (e.g. ASi, Profibus)
Willing to learn and adapt to changing role requirements
Appreciation of Cultural Diversity
Qualification’s / Experience
Completed a time served apprenticeship in an Electrical / Mechanical discipline to a min standard of NVQ 3
Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing
Understanding of PLC’s and their function is beneficial but not essential
Understanding of WMS, WCS systems is beneficial but not essential
Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial.
Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills.
Ability to Think on their feet’
Flexible in hours worked
Able to take ownership of situations
Quick / Keen learner
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Good Organisational Skills
Physically fit and able to work at height
As with all such profiles this job description is liable to change following the trends and current position of the business.