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Continental Shift Engineer

Job Reference: 00241448
Date Posted: 27 February 2018
Employer: RPC Promens Industrial UK
Location: Rushden, Northamptonshire
Salary: £32,500
Sector: Engineering and Science
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 05 April 2018

Job Description

RPC Containers are seeking a Continental Shift Engineer. The role is responsible for all day to day engineering and maintenance activities, ensuring work is conducted to a high standard whilst maximising machine efficiencies, fault diagnosis of equipment and processes from identifying problems to implementation of a solution. To support the daily operations of the engineering department through the maintenance of services and assigned long-term preventative maintenance programs (TPM) and projects.

Main Tasks

  • Conduct repairs and maintenance of all machinery on site including mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic to a high standard.
  • Carry out modifications to machine controls and documents; update drawings as required.
  • Undertake reactive and preventative maintenance on all plant equipment and machinery in line with the TPM plan.
  • Contribute and actively participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Carry out offline repairs to spare parts to ensure availability for continued production.
  • Assist with stock control of parts and materials.
  • Ensure all Company procedures are followed as necessary.
  • Ensure housekeeping is to the correct quality standard through use of the housekeeping assessment system in line with cells of excellence.
  • Demonstrate at all times a proactive and flexible approach and to carry out any other reasonable duties as and when directed by the Production Shift Manager/Engineering Manager.

Person Specification

  • Capable of working as part of a team with relatively little supervision and using their own initiative.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and a willingness to listen and learn.
  • Flexible with the ability to follow instruction and work in a high paced environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Electrical installation experience [working to 17 th edition an advantage] with some working knowledge of PLCs and HMI control systems.
  • Ability to work with electrical engineering drawings.
  • A strong electrical background preferably with a recognised City & Guilds, ONC or NVQ certificate in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical maintenance.
  • A working knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.

This list is not exhaustive.

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