Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/Fitter
ASC Connections
Cambridgeshire, Great Britain
2d ago

ASC Connections, specialists in Engineering Recruitment; are seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer / Fitter to work for our client in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

Role Description :

Carry out preventative maintenance and fault finding on production equipment / machines and building services.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Carry out routine scheduled maintenance work and responding to equipment errors
  • Fit new parts and making sure equipment is working properly
  • Deal with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Work within a chemical (Hazardous substance) / DSEAR site
  • Strive to optimise plant performance, utilisation and availability
  • Manage spare parts for any allocated equipment and follow up on improvement activity
  • Assist with maintenance plans
  • Assist production teams and modify equipment in order to enhance manufacturing efficiencies and Health & Safety improvements
  • Install new equipment
  • Complement company's fire wardens' team to ensure a smooth and safe evacuation of premises whilst maintaining company emergency procedures
  • Complement company's emergency chemical spill team, give direction and support to ensure a smooth and safe evacuation of premises whilst maintaining company emergency policy
  • Maintain all production machinery and plant services equipment, including breakdown maintenance
  • Complete proactive planned mechanical maintenance checks / tasks to schedule and log activity on relevant systems
  • Be conversant with and assume proper responsibility for the implementation of the company's health, safety, quality and environmental policies and all other company policies, rules and arrangements, demonstrating a responsible attitude to fellow employees, customers and suppliers of the company, leading by example and taking appropriate action where required
  • Any additional work identified as necessary for the smooth operation of the business
  • Experience :

    Hands on mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment

    Education and Qualifications :

    NVQ level 3 in Engineering or equivalent required

    Relationships :

    Strong interpersonal skills to gain agreement and acceptance of others, including colleagues, senior managers and customers

    Skills and Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of effective project management and in the use of quality systems, or preparing and controlling programmes of work
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation and good practice appropriate to manufacturing activities
  • Communication :

  • Good communication skills with production staff are essential
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Any additional factors :

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems to meet operational targets, involving devising solutions and prioritising the resources available
  • Ability to meet agreed objectives and delivery targets by the effective use of resources
  • High level planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to deliver projects and programmes on time and to budget whilst managing heavy workloads and conflicting demands
  • Valid UK Driving licence
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work on own initiative or as part of the team
  • The Hours and Benefits :

    40 hours per week, benefits include pension scheme, extra holiday.

    You can apply to this fantastic opportunity by submitting your CV through this website. Please ensure that your CV is up to date and contains your current contact details.

    Alternatively if this role is not suitable for you, call the ASC team in Chelmsford for other opportunities within the Engineering industry or register via the ASC website.

    ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of both technical and business services. We operate as an employment business or an employment agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

    For an extensive range of job opportunities please visit our website at www.asc-connections.com

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