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Shift Engineer (Permanent)

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, Manufacturing / Warehouse, Mech. / Electrical / Maintenance
South Wales
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£28, 700 - £32, 000
Start Date:
Petrie Recruitment
Job Ref:

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary / Benefits: £28,700 - £32,000

Job Elements

·Shifts: - Six week rotation:  Days, Nights, Afternoons, Days, Days, Afternoons

·On call: - Once trained, once every 7 weeks.  £100 on call fee plus a minimum of 3 hours at 1.5 hourly rate for call outs. 

·The role of the Shift Engineer provides an effective maintenance service to ensure that all machinery, plant, equipment, site structures, utilities are, at all times, in good working order and of a high standard of repair.

·You will support production by resolving breakdowns and delivering planned maintenance.

·You will also drive improvement across the site in terms of machinery, quality, and performance.

·To run and control daily maintenance of all machinery and equipment within set budgets. This will include breakdowns and preventative maintenance, keeping accurate maintenance logs and records.

·Ensuring work is carried out to the highest possible standards, and in a clean and orderly manner across the whole of the site

·Attend to breakdowns onsite ensuring that there is always a rapid response and that plant equipment and machinery breakdown time is minimised. Always endeavour to reduce downtime of site plant and machinery.

·To ensure that all machinery and equipment complies with the Health and Safety regulations and that all maintenance in carried out using Safe Systems of Work.

·To keep an inventory of spares on site and to maintain a stock at a reasonable limit and within budget.

·Improve OEE

The ideal candidate will have:

·Minimum of 3 years engineering experience.

·Relevant HNC/ONC Qualification or apprenticeship

·Experience of PLCs

·Multi-skilled with formal engineering qualification to NVQ Level 3 or higher, in an electrical or mechanical subject.

·Must be PC literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

·Strong communicator bother verbally and written.

·Knowledge and understanding of health and safety.

·Flexible, Team player, able to work with minimal supervision.

Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Company Description

Petrie Recruitment is a relatively small - but perfectly formed!! - business - and it provides staff for a wide range of (mainly permanent) job categories in several sectors, but does tend to focus on manufacturing and commercial positions, e.g. Engineering, General Management, Production Management, Logistics, Purchasing, H.R., Finance, I.T., Sales/Marketing and all aspects of Administration.

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