Shift Facilities Engineer

TQR Plymouth
05 May 2017
14 May 2017
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.

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