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Engineering Technician


HendersonBrown Job ref: HB3459-HB3460

Salary range: £35000-£37000

Role – Engineering Technician
Salary – £35,000-£37000
Ref – HB3459-HB3460
Location – Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Our client is a fast growing company within the Food and Beverage industry, and they are seeking an Engineering Technician to provide maintenance and breakdown support at their site in West Yorkshire.

Working alongside the engineering and management teams you will provide knowledge and experience in either electrical or mechanical disciplines (depending on the role) and to provide a cost effective and proactive maintenance and engineering service to the processing and productions departments;

Key accountabilities of the role are
*Responsible for trouble shooting and problem solving to enhance automated processed and packaging machinery. Specifically to identify more cost effective methods and seek to find long term solutions to prevent problems occurring.
*Build an effective working relationship with the Engineer and Management Teams by providing technical advice, breakdown support and making improvements to current work practices.
*Develop preventative maintenance plans for equipment. Minimising breakdowns and maximising efficiency.
*Assist the team leaders in the assessment of individual and departmental technical skills, identifying training needs.
*Ensure that current Health & Safety requirements are adhered to at all times.
*Assist the Engineering Manager/Team Leader with project work and continuous improvement initiatives to ensure that projects are delivered to specification, within budget and on time.
*Responsibility for maintenance of the Safe Working Procedures 9SWP’s) for the Engineering department.
*Contribute to training and ongoing development of apprentices.

You will ideally have the following skills and requirements for this role;
*HNC/HND or equivalent in Electrical Engineering.
*17th Edition.
*Experience with PLC fault finding (ideally Siemens S7 or Omron) and pneumatics is essential.
*Previous experience in a similar role in a FMCG environment.
*CAD
*A team player with a positive approach.
*Confident with the ability to accept responsibility.
*Good attention to detail.
*Excellent planning and organisational skills.
*Good problem solving and decision making skills.
*Knowledge of H&S.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply via this website or call Nina at Henderson Brown on 01733235111.

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