Shift Engineer

Recruiter
Randstad Employment Bureau
Location
Evesham
Salary
35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title Multi Skilled Shift Engineer

Main Purpose of the Job
* To ensure all plant and equipment is maintained and in good working order.
* To attend to breakdowns and make repairs safely, whilst keeping downtime to a minimum.
* Assist in making improvements to plant and equipment wherever possible.
* To provide support to the Engineering Team at Evesham

Principal Accountabilities
* To provide a hands on approach within the Engineering function.
* To diagnose breakdown problems when they occur and make safe repairs as necessary, seeking assistance if required.
* To work through a programme of maintenance tasks, using knowledge and experience to prioritise between urgent and routine activities.
* To adhere to all of the Company's procedures on Health & Safety to ensure accidents and injuries do not occur.
* To act and think flexibly, to demonstrate a willingness to help in any area.
* To persevere in order to resolve problems that do arise and use initiative to identify areas that require attention in order to prevent breakdowns.
* To support the other members of the engineering team through help, advice and achievement of the planned workload, in addition to working a reasonable amount of overtime in support of holidays.
* To communicate in a clear, effective and appropriate manner with all other personnel, in particular during shift handover.
* To continue to learn from experience, observation and enquiry and to build upon existing skills as new equipment and processes are introduced.
* To strive to achieve a high standard of workmanship in any task undertaken, whilst completing work at a rate which satisfies the needs of production.
* Manufacture parts for machinery as required.
* Implement improvements and think through the logic of machinery performance
* Implement PPM as required.
* Assist with project work as required.
* Ensure all parts are ordered when required and stored in the correctly identified area.
* Assist the Engineering Manager in ensuring that all tasks are performed in a safe and controlled manner.
* Assist the Engineering Manager to ensure that all contractors are adequately managed on site through correct induction and risk assessment.
* Ensure there are good standards of records and encourage 'clean as you go culture' to be maintained.
* Provide daily/weekly/monthly reports as required.
* Undertake ad-hoc duties and projects as and when required to broaden scope and exposure.
* Fulfill any other tasks as and when assigned by the Line Manager
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Education, Qualifications & Experience
* Broad knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
* Skills in repairing and maintaining a range of plant and equipment associated with a continuous production environment.
* Turning and Welding experience
* Computer literate

Core Competencies
* Able to communicate effectively and build a reputation for reliability and service.
* Able to plan, prioritise and think ahead.
* Able to work using own initiative as well as to set procedures.
* Attention to detail.
* Resourceful (able to create solutions in a fast paced environment)
* Flexible (in order to do what needs to be done)
* Reliable
* Team player (in order to work well with other members of the team)

Other Requirements
* Ability to be flexible with working hours - Continental Shift Pattern

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.