Reliability Engineer
Wakefield
DK051223RELIABILITYENGINEER
Manufacturing, Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: Engineering

Speciality: Mechanical

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £45k per annum

Apply by: 31/01/2024

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

Due to continuous growth, we are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Reliability Engineer on behalf of one of the UK’s leading specialist flooring manufacturers.

Established over 100 years, they are well recognised within the industry and a major exporter to Europe, the Middle East and Asia. They provide their services to a range of sectors including commercial offices, education, leisure, retail and residential. If you have walked through a library or a college, an office block, a school or even a Parisian airport, then chances are you have walked across their flooring.

As a Mechanical Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing reliability-centered maintenance strategies for mechanical equipment. Your expertise will be instrumental in maximising equipment uptime, minimising downtime, and enhancing overall plant efficiency.

This is a shift based role working an average of 40 hours per week. This position will be working on rotating shifts – 6-2, 2-10, 10-6 pattern.

Perks include 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Christmas shutdown, Stakeholder Pension, Employee Welfare Assistance, 6 weeks full sick pay in a rolling 12 months and full training and future development.

 

Responsibilities

  • To help the maintenance department achieve its business function. Be a key driver in the sites asset strategy by building PMs, PdMs, SOPs and critical spares.
  • To help the maintenance manager achieve sites needs so that business can maximise utilisation of its assets. Using data/knowledge to drive continuous improvement.
  • Be key in mentoring and developing the site Maintenance Technicians. Be hands on when needed with a focus on passing on skills and knowledge.
  • Have knowledge of preventative maintenance and help transition the department to a proactive one. Be highly motived and driven to achieve targets/goals set by the maintenance manager.
  • Experience in reducing machine down time through data collection, projects and a right first time mentality.
  • Good problem solving skills, with a methodical way of fault finding to determine route causes and eliminate repeat faults, minimising machine downtime.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Qualified to ONC / HNC / C&G / NVQ / HND level in a mechanical discipline.
  • CMMS knowledge.
  • Proficiency in reliability tools such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and condition monitoring techniques.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a data-driven approach.
  • Experience of working on packaging/production machinery and conveyors.
  • Previous experience of working with textile machinery and web production lines would be beneficial.
  • The ability to work independently and use your own initiative.
  • Good knowledge of health and safety standards.

 

Note:- Apex Resourcing Solutions are acting as an Employment Agency

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified to ONC / HNC / C&G / NVQ / HND level in a mechanical discipline.
  • CMMS knowledge.
  • Proficiency in reliability tools such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and condition monitoring techniques.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a data-driven approach.
  • Experience of working on packaging/production machinery and conveyors.
  • Previous experience of working with textile machinery and web production lines would be beneficial.
  • The ability to work independently and use your own initiative.
  • Good knowledge of health and safety standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To help the maintenance department achieve its business function. Be a key driver in the sites asset strategy by building PMs, PdMs, SOPs and critical spares.
  • To help the maintenance manager achieve sites needs so that business can maximise utilisation of its assets. Using data/knowledge to drive continuous improvement.
  • Be key in mentoring and developing the site Maintenance Technicians. Be hands on when needed with a focus on passing on skills and knowledge.
  • Have knowledge of preventative maintenance and help transition the department to a proactive one. Be highly motived and driven to achieve targets/goals set by the maintenance manager.
  • Experience in reducing machine down time through data collection, projects and a right first time mentality.
  • Good problem solving skills, with a methodical way of fault finding to determine route causes and eliminate repeat faults, minimising machine downtime.

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