Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

  • Location:

    Kendal, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum + Penison, 25 Days holiday

  • Contact:

    Joshua Whiting

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    07/12/2018 15:14:12

Weekend - Mechanical Maintenance Engineer £40,000

Hours - 8 hours Friday and Monday (7.30 - 4pm), 12 hours Sat and Sunday (6am - 6pm)

Our chosen business partner is a leading manufacturer that is globally renowned for a product that supports the packaging industry and many more. The location would be ideal for someone keen on a work life balance with a particular interest in the outdoor life. This opportunity would be ideal for someone open to relocation in the rural parts of the North West.

You will be proficient and technically qualified in electrical engineering to provide effective and efficient planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance to the mill operations to minimise production downtime due to any engineering causes.

Key Responsibilities;

* Provides fault diagnosis, solutions and repair in /on areas of machinery and plant such as machinery breakdown; run ability and safety related to maintenance provides any engineering resources for the continued operation of the mill.

* Complete work as issued by maintenance planning and prioritises unplanned work.

* Comprehensive recording of all necessary information

* Uses spare machine parts cost-effectively and ensures they are all booked in /out of stores.

* Is a member of the fire and lone worker emergency response teams when on the 5 shift system and carries out the respective team duties.

* Implementing improvements to:
* Safety, housekeeping and workplace organisation
* Environment
* Productivity
* Quality

* Accountable for the safe hand-over of any maintenance work carried out.

Key Requirements;

* Maintenance of Engineering System within a manufacturing environment

* Experience of a multi-skilled engineering environment

* Makes minor and temporary but safe machine parts/system modifications when correct spares are not immediately available to minimise downtime due to engineering causes.

* Carries out technical and details parts planning in conjunction with Engineering Co-ordinators and Maintenance Planning Co-ordinator.

* Is responsible for escalating call-out of specialist contractors e.g. ABB, Measurex and co-ordinating same when on site.

* Improving safety including Risk Assessments and defining Safe Systems of Work

* Improving the housekeeping, workplace organisation and the environmental impact of Papermaking Engineering activity.

* Improving processes including efficiencies and quality


* Must be a time served electrical engineer and posses ONC / OND / HNC / HND Electrical Engineering

* 4 years previous manufacturing experience


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