Junior Mechanical Engineer

Walsall, West Midlands
£20,000 - £25,000
21 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
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JOB TITLE:                Improver/Junior Mechanical Engineer - Walsall site  
REPORTING TO:            Maintenance Manager    
RESPONSIBLE FOR:        Design, maintenance & development of Mechanical engineering processes and systems across the site  
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:    To continuously improve the performance, efficiency, safety & cost-effectiveness of all electrical/electronic processes and systems by developing, supporting and driving improvement opportunities.  

  • Ensure that plans are in place on a daily basis to ensure the effective operation of all works mechanical processes & systems.
  • Ensure that systems are in place to resolve any mechanical process or system issues in a manner that will limit the impact on production, quality, environmental and health & safety performance.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations of mechanical processes and systems to ensure that performance of all is optimised.
  • Ensure continued mechanical processes and systems capability through continued monitoring and testing schedules.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing & modifying systems & components.  
  • Assure system and product quality through design & maintenance of test processes & methods.
  • Ensure continued operation of all equipment through the co-ordination of maintenance & repair services, following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures, and requesting special services when appropriate.
  • Support engineering function in the development of new engineering products, new tooling and new engineering processes.
  • Prepare & provide as appropriate product reports by collecting, analysing and summarising information and trends.
  • Support the operation of company computer system to ensure all data as appropriate is entered onto and followed through the system.
  • Ensure that all work equipment, machinery, interchangeable machine parts and fork lift trucks are operated in accordance with group health & safety, quality and environmental policy requirements.
  • Support site management in ensuring that site systems & procedures are operated across the site fully in accordance with company health & safety policy, quality and environmental requirements.   
  • Ensure that group health & safety, quality and environmental policies are followed through all activities on site and that appropriate records are maintained.
  • Support an effective group training and development programme through liaison within group and external service providers.
  • Support local health & safety and quality champions in all activities and responsibilities as appropriate.
  • Work with site personnel as appropriate, to rectify mechanical engineering systems issues.
  • Support group management in the pursuit of business development and improvement programmes.
  • Contribute toward effective working relationships both within the group and externally as appropriate.
  • To assist with activities beyond the normal role as required.

If you are interested in applying for this position please forward a copy of your CV to nicole.turner@staremploymentservices.co.uk or call the office for more information 01902 319333