_ Follow a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule for all plant, equipment and machinery.
_ Carry out PPMs and repairs in a safe and hygienic manner as stated within the company Quality Management System ensuring that operational efficiencies are not adversely affected.
_ Promptly respond to plant, equipment, machinery breakdown or fault to ensure minimal downtime on operations.
_ Participate as required in the installation and commissioning of new plant, machinery and equipment.
_ Ensure tools, toolbox contents, parts and consumables are documented into and out of any food handling area.
_ Oversee service contractors for onsite compliance.
_ Mentor apprenticeships and handymen.
_ Be part of a call out rota to take a turn to be 'on-call' and ready to come into work if there's a major problem.
_ Be responsible for any ad-hoc duties as and when required
Health & Safety:
_ To work safely at all times.
_ To ensure the health and safety of those that could be affected.
_ To ensure that machine and plant is safely isolated or made safe as appropriate.
_ Promote a safe working environment by following best practice at all times.
_ Participate in regular checks and inspections of the workplace.
_ Comply with personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements
_ Actively engaged in risk assessments for continuous improvement.
_ Continuous status update of all plant, equipment and machinery following PPM's or breakdown actions.
_ Liaise with equipment manufacturers and suppliers at a technical level effectively communicating any concerns or queries.
Job Description - Multi-Skilled Engineer GH / LM / April 2020 / Version 4
_ Ensure that all tasks carried out within the PPM schedule, breakdowns and fault repairs are fully documented including activity, repairs, equipment status and the use of consumables and parts.
_ Ensure any parts or consumables used are fully recorded for accountability and replenishment.
_ Ensure engineering management systems updated accurately and timely
Skills and Experience
_ You will be a proven multi skilled Engineer with experience gained in a high volume, fast paced food production environment.
_ Need to be proactive, flexible and excellent communicator.
_ At least five years of experience within a similar role.
_ Must have proven track record of fault finding.
_ Good communication skills to directly interact with internal and external clients at the appropriate technical level.
_ Ability to work individually within a small engineering team but larger operations team.
_ Experience of refrigeration, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics and industrial facilities.
_ Experience of working with 3 phase, inverters, motors, compressors, condensers, DC current, abrasive wheels, dehydrators, PLC's and PPMs.
_ Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office and data logging systems.