As a result of ongoing investment in machinery, automation, IT and training and development, the outlook for UK manufacturers looks bright. It is an evolving sector, shaped by global markets, cohesive supply chains and the acceleration of disruptive technology. Key drivers for investment are improving productivity, innovation and product development.
A major challenge for the sector is bridging skills gaps and the coming years will bring a period of dramatic transformation due to advanced technology, big data and analytics. We have many years experience recruiting change-makers to the manufacturing industry.
Clients include Cape, Motherwell Bridge, Bridon Bekaert, Busch, Man Diesel, Axalta Coating Systems, John Cotton and many more.
£28k - £30k
Role and Responsibilities
·Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns
·Resolve facility issues and action repairs
·Control maintenance tools, stores and equipment
·Comply to all current and future health and safety legislation
·Carry out/participate in root cause analysis as required
·Ensure PM records are maintained and updated
·Work with site operations management as required to help new and develop, existing processes/equipment
Qualifications and experience Requirements
·Demonstrate Electrical and mechanical competence through certification
·Previous experience of a preventative maintenance background
·Proven experience of supporting a plant within a process or production environment
·Used to working alone in a breakdown environment
·Understanding of RA's, SSOW & COSHH
·Knowledge of 3 phase power systems
·Experience of compressed air and vacuum systems
·Extrusion knowledge, particularly Welex
·Ability to read and understand schematics
·Motor and gearbox awareness
·Full UK Driving License
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Katie Shann in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.
Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip, medium and small organisations.