ME1 - Maintenance Engineer

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Posted: 11/05/2022 12:19
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: 40000
Location: Teynham
Level: Employee
Deadline: 11/08/2022 23:59
Hours: 38.61
Benefits: Holiday, Pension and Free Parking
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title:       Maintenance Engineer    Night Shift 

Reports To:   Maintenance Manager

Location:      Teynham Night Shift 


Role Summary:

To plan, check, monitor and carry out maintenance work and repair of all Company equipment, machinery, and buildings.

To ensure conformance to all legislative requirements, codes of practice, best practice and Health and Safety requirements for the safe, and efficient operation of the business, including machinery, buildings and services.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Effectively schedule, and maintain the Site Preventative Maintenance Programme, and also maintain legality through a programme of statutory inspections, working closely with insurers, as required.
  • Undertake preventative maintenance/condition monitoring checks, as appropriate, to ensure production machinery/equipment is maintained correctly, safely and operates as efficiently as possible.
  • Ensure that all breakdown and repairs of equipment are carried out as efficiently as possible and keep “down-time/unavailable time” to a minimum.
  • Ensure that all required production documentation is completed and signed off upon handing the machinery back to production.
  • Monitor equipment/machinery performance using agreed Key performance indicators, and investigate opportunities for improvement as identified.
  • Ensure all work carried out has the appropriate risk assessment, method statement and work permit is in place prior to work commencing, and all activities comply with H&S and engineering legislation/codes of practice and Company Policy.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain a wide variety of electro/mechanical packaging machinery.
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance on ripening rooms, fire and alarm systems and any other machinery and equipment as assigned.
  • Carry out for key production employees, training of the production machinery and other site equipment, as required, instilling best practice across the team.
  • Perform a wide variety of general building maintenance repairs across the site/premises as required.
  • Develop and maintain an asset register for ISS.
  • Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors.
  • Inform the Maintenance Manager of any mistreated use of machinery or equipment.
  • Recommend modifications to improve health and safety or machine/line efficiencies.
  • Ensure that any malpractice is corrected and any concerns are immediately reported to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Support and assist in maintaining the required hygiene standards within the Company.

This list is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position as required


Qualifications and Skills:

  • City & Guilds qualification or equivalent in a mechanical subject.
  • 17th Edition electrical qualification.
  • Formal Health & Safety training certificate
  • Full driving licence
  • Proven experience of working in a maintenance capacity or related field.
  • Experience of carrying out repairs and maintenance on machinery, equipment and buildings.
  • Working to safe systems and recognising hazards and dangerous practices including undertaking risk assessments and audits.
  • Understanding and experience of quality and HSE systems.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Understanding and ability to carry out general repairs and maintenance
  • Understanding and ability to use and maintain basic power tools
  • Sound understanding of COSHH regulations, Fgas qualification and CDM regulations.
  • Understanding and ability to carry out general repairs and maintenance
  • Understanding and ability to use and maintain basic power tools
  • Sound understanding of COSHH regulations, Fgas qualification and CDM regulations.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects when required
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work at height

Measure of Performance/Key Deliverables:

  • Quality of repairs
  • Timeliness of service scheduling
  • Accuracy of record-keeping
  • Management of costs
  • Internal relationships

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