Shift Facilities Engineer
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Facilities Engineering team at our clients manufacturing facility based in Plymouth. The successful candidate will be part of a team providing 7 day / 24 hour support for the site services and utilities required to allow production of our client products. He/she will also be a member of the site emergency response team and play a full role in maintaining the site safety standards and protocols.The shift will consist of 2 days, 2 nights and 4 days off (12 hour shifts). Duties - Preventative and corrective maintenance of all of the site's plant and equipment - Fault finding and repair of technical failures - Undertaking improvement projects and tasks as part of the Facilities Team - Monitoring and maintaining control of the conditions provided to manufacturing to allow successful production to occur. - Ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental procedures are followed - Acting as part of the site Emergency Response Team, responsible for coordinating staff and liaising with emergency services during incidents. - Ensure that all necessary infrastructures (stores, supplies) are in place to maintain assigned equipment or system performance - Addressing and resolving process and site failures in a timely manner - Providing technical support and assistance to vendors and contractors - Show a high level of commitment to achieving the business goals - Demonstrate a flexible attitude and level of commitment when working on systems and equipment. - Show capability to contribute to problem solving teams to address issues that may arise within an assigned module or more general problems that may require a wider organisational approach. Skills/ Qualifications Required Essential: - Must have a minimum of an ONC in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with a HNC would be highly desirable. - Knowledge of Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning systems, pumps, motors, compressors, electrical distribution and water services. - Ability to work in confined spaces and at heights - Ability to support the 24 hour, 7 day per week operation by working a shift pattern - Knowledge of Electrical and/or Mechanical building services - Ability to act as a member of the Emergency Response Team - Ability to work on own initiative and self motivated - Ability to work within prescribed time scales and within specified budgets Desirable: - A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel - Prior experience working as a Facilities/ Maintenance Engineer within a Manufacturing facility or in a Manufacturing Facilities support role - An aspiration for future progression up the engineering ladder, providing specialist knowledge, skills and support in a facilities dayshift role (Highly desirable) - Qualified to 16th or 17th Edition wiring regulations - Prior experience with a Building Management System - Excellent team working and communication skills - Experience in low voltage distribution system electrical testing would be an advantage.