Controls Engineer

Shorterm Limited
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Controls Engineer
Location: Telford


*Maintain plant and equipment to ensure efficiency and performance are attained.
*Manage maintenance holidays and shift cover to ensure adequate cover is attained
*Lead the maintenance team in project work as assigned to support the business needs
*Ownership for plant OEE technical availability - KPI
*Ownership for the maintenance PM activities - KPI
*Liaise with other departmental managers as required to support the business needs
*Control Maintenance spend in line with agreed budgets - KPI
*Manage and review service contracts and service levels to support the business needs
*Manage relevant contractors on-site via control of contractors
*Identify and manage critical spares stock holding
*Attend meetings as requested to represent the maintenance department
*Ordering of critical spares to ensure max / min stock holding sustained
*Manage the apprentice development system for maintenance
*Ensure maintenance depart comply fully with all H&S requirements


Must Have Skills
-Must be minimum of time served apprentice
-Educated to HNC or equivalent
-Minimum 5 years experience in similar role
- Track record working in 1st tier automotive environment
-Professional qualifications in relevant skill base
-Ability to communicate effectively and clearly
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Experience working with ABB 5400 robots, Siemens S7 PLC's, Paint Plants
-Computer literate, M/S Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Outlook, ABB and Siemens
-Able to work on own initiative, with minimal supervision
-Formal qualification in Health and Safety, NEBOSH desirable

Beneficial Skills
-Experience in IAFT16949 (TS16949)
-Experience of automated paint lines


-Maintain an audit ready controls backup register and software
-Maintain fully functional software backup for all relevant plant and processes
-Provide technical support for maintenance team
-Provide technical support for facilities
-Provide technical support for paint techs
-Provide technical support for assembly
-Be prepared and able to step down to support other maintenance personnel when required.
-Maintain weekly / monthly operating metrics (backup register)
-Assess current technology for effectiveness and compare to new technology within the industry
-Develop and execute shutdown plan and activities
-Contribute to CAPEX plan relating to department activities
-Indentify and maintain max / min spares holding
-Support NPI projects with regards control systems
-Ownership for control system back-ups
-Represent controls at engineering change meetings
-Develop apprentice program with local provider

If interested or know of anyone who may be, please call Daniel Baker on ************* or alternatively email your latest CV to ******************************
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