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Plant Engineer - World Class Manaufacturing (1)

Job Title: Plant Engineer - World Class Manaufacturing (1)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
Salary: 45000 - 59000
REF: PLANTENG-FORGE
Contact Name: Lorna Dane
Contact Email: lorna@danepartnership.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

I have this on a SOLE agency basis, I am looking for TWO candidates.  We will consider more  junior applicants, provided they are ambitious!  Happy to discuss remit - I've worked for this client (parent company) for 6+ years - outstanding opportunities.

Plant Engineer (World Class Manufacturing) – up to £59k + bonus, benefits and more….

NOTE: WE WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly)

Within a World Class Manufacturing site, we are now seeking to appoint an ambitious Plant Engineer with at least five years experience in a relevant industry.   This role will suit someone keen to find an exciting opportunity in a business that offers genuine, realistic and proven career progression by means of succession planning - we are looking for someone with drive and ambition.

This particular facility produces components for the aerospace, automotive and energy markets.  As a group, we employ nearly 32,000 people in 15 countries.  We insist on quality, not just in the materials and processes we use, but also in the people we employ.  Despite our size, those who work with us are recognised, respected and rewarded - you will never just be "a number" or get lost in the crowd. 

 

Role Outline:  Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will have the responsibility for plant availability, reliability and effectiveness.  This includes recognition of, and development for future improvements alongside on going and preventative maintenance requirements and the day to day management for the reliability of equipment on site.

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that (within your section) Plant and Equipment is running safely and effectively.

  • Ensure sufficient Plans are in place to ensurefuture Reliability of Plant

  • Investigate and reduce recurring Plant issues to maximise uptime

  • Analysis of Engineering based non standards

  • Complete regular reviews of Preventative and Planned Maintenance

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    Implement Plant and process improvements

  • Control and understand engineering spend

  • Ensure sufficient spares to minimise downtime

  • Understand and comply with Environmental and Safety legislation

  • Liaise closely with Maintenance and Operations departments to maximise opportunities during Plant downtime

  • Identify cost savings through Plant improvement and energy savings

 

Skills required: Whilst we accept you may not have ALL of what is listed below, we’d like to be able to tick some/most of these criteria and we WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly)

 

  • Ability to find faults and analysis of cause and prevention

  • Able to coach and mentor Maintenance Staff

  • Ability to communicateat a technical level with peers and external subject matter experts

  • Be able to produce technical reports on dangerous occurrences an Plant Incidents

  • Understanding of complex hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems

  • Knowledge of forging press operations

  • Knowledge of reheat furnaces, refractories and controls

  • Understanding of cranes and lifting equipment

     

Education and Experience:

  • Degree/HNC in a relevant engineering discipline

  • A minimum of 5 yearsexperience in an relevant Industry, and related role within manufacturing

     

About the Salary & Benefits:  Basic annual salary of up to £59k, WE WILL CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS with less experience that can progress into this role (in such circumstances, the salary will reflect the skills and experience accordingly) - discretionary bonus (around 8% per annum) paid on individual and company performance, 26 days leave (+ 9 Bank & statutory holidays), pension (employee and employer contributions up to 8%), Private Health and Dental Care, other schemes including childcare vouchers etc.   Working hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm – Monday to Friday.