June 10, 2021

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Mechanic

Position summary

The position will require a sound working knowledge of electrical machinery and controls.

Reporting into the Maintenance Supervisor as part of a small team on shift. The role will consist of following a preventative maintenance schedule, dealing with reactive breakdowns, and working on continuous improvement projects.

Responsibilities

  • Providing services to ensure consistent operation of all plant and machinery through planned maintenance and adequate spare part inventory in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Providing emergency breakdown service during working hours
  • Maintaining site services and facilities

Main duties

  • Provide mechanical and electrical cover to provide maintenance in line with production requirements
  • Provide mechanical and electrical cover to provide maintenance of site services and facilities
  • Ensure strict compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures
  • Adhere to all Safe Systems of work, including Isolation and Lockout Procedures
  • Conduct maintenance on equipment and machinery in a safe manner, always adhering to Health and Safety legislation
  • Perform a range of activities associated with the corrective and preventive maintenance of electrical and mechanical plant.
  • Trouble shoot and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment in accordance with relevant Preventive Maintenance documentation
  • Report any unresolved issues to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Reduce occupational injuries inherent to the area by ensuring proper Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all times
  • Ensure that the housekeeping in the areas under Maintenance control is maintained to the highest standard
  • Participate in developing the manufacturing units activities e.g. working practices, equipment specifications, improvements in productivity and quality
  • Ensure all equipment maintained in safe working condition compliant with all appropriate company standards and current legislation
  • Be aware of requirement for timely repair and re-instatement of equipment in breakdown situation
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties that may be requested from time to time.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Be an effective communicator and good team player
  • Ensure excellent service delivery through operational excellence

Education

  • Time served Multi Skill Apprenticeship
  • A formal Electrical Qualification
  • HNC or equivalent, level in a manufacturing or engineering discipline

Experience of

  • Proven track record within a fast pace, demanding manufacturing environment
  • Involvement in change initiatives and projects with a view to continual improvement
  • Building and developing winning teams

Work environment

  • Frequently required to use Personal protective equipment (ear plugs, safety glasses, steel toe shoes) in designated areas
  • Factory-based
  • Frequent travel to local site
  • Out-of-hours working as some facilities operate 24/7