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Mobile Plant Maintenance Fitter

  • Permanent
  • Bury
On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting a Mobile Plant Maintenance Fitter, responsible for mobile Plant Maintenance travelling between 4 Company sites across the North of England.
Hours of work 8am to 4.30pm Mon to Thursday, 8am to 1pm Friday, plus overtime when required.
Job purpose:
  • To ensure plant availability and engineering resource is available when required to assist the operational function.
  • To provide technical advice, assistance and intervention to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all plant assets.
  • To carry out machine malfunction rectification work and carry out the plant service schedule in compliance with the PPM system.
  • To carry out and document full risk assessments prior to undertaking any engineering activity.
  • To carry out and document full risk assessments prior to undertaking any engineering activity which has not previously been assessed.
  • To produce where required and to ensure adherence to all safe systems of work for all engineering activity and to work to company Health and Safety policy at all times.
  • To be responsible for all personal and team engineering activity reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor or the Group Maintenance Manager.
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • To be responsible for oneself and engineering team activity on the site
  • To maintain all mobile plant assets and conduct a regular PPM service, assisting in maintenance activities across all factory locations as required and co-ordinated by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • To carry out machine malfunction correction work and ensure plant and equipment is available to meet the operational demands placed upon it in a safe and efficient manner
  • To provide engineering training to new starters and apprentices in the department
  • To oversee and participate in all large installations and machine removals/re-positioning where required
  • To ensure all maintenance workloads are covered, maintained & kept to a minimum at all times
  • To communicate regularly with all maintenance and operational staff to ensure problems are reported & resolved
  • Report all maintenance activities & complete activity report up to the Maintenance Supervisor as required
  • Ensure all daily, weekly & monthly paperwork is completed correctly
  • Check and maintain all PPE & complete records as required
  • Assisting the Maintenance Supervisor or Group Maintenance Manager to collate information to resolve problem areas, ensuring the department runs smoothly
  • Ensure you and other departmental staff are fully equipped with the correct tools and products to do their job
  • To ensure all required engineering spare parts and stocks are available as required and reorder used parts
  • Responsible for implementing Company Health & Safety Policy in relation to the Maintenance department staff and works areas for which he or she operates.
  • Generate risk assessments and SSoW prior to carrying out an engineering task.
  • Ensure all engineering tasks are assessed for risk and a safe system of work is generated prior to commencing work.
  • To complete permit to work forms and any other documentation as defined in the company Health and Safety policy
  • To oversee the activity of contractors and to ensure permits to work are used and worked to at all times
  • To maintain ones own work area, the workshop and storage facility
  • To accept relevant and appropriate responsibilities as detailed in the document – Occupational Health and Safety Responsibilities to be found on the company intranet
  • Be prepared to undertake any other duties that will benefit the Company.
Qualifications and Experience required for the role:
  • Formal Engineering accreditations (EITB)
  • Academic qualifications (City and Guilds/BTEC) or equivalent
  • EITB Certificate of Craftsmanship or equivalent in Mobile Plant Maintenance
  • IEE 17th edition wiring regulations desirable
  • Mechanical and electrical maintenance background
  • Proven mobile plant mechanical and electrical competency skills and certification
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • CNC machine tool experience
  • Experience in maintaining PLC controlled machinery (Siemens preferred)
  • Pneumatics and hydraulic systems
  • Planned preventative maintenance systems
  • Experience of material handling conveyor systems
  • Experience in electrical installation work
  • Health and Safety awareness and experience of conducting risk assessments and generating SSoW
  • Good knowledge of PPM systems and report generation
We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted