Brighouse – 12.70 per hour for first 40 then 1.25 for any additional hours.
Main Purpose of Job:
To maintain and repair all items of equipment in the factory and where possible work to a pro-active maintenance programme to improve efficiencies, decrease waste and costs and eliminate re-occurring problems.
Day to Day Operations:
• Ensure that the appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) is used when performing your daily tasks.
• Work to weekly Engineering Maintenance Meeting (held with the Works Manager and where possible a Director) to fix areas on time and within agreed budgets, where required.
• Roles specifics include but are not restricted to:
o Maintaining steam boilers and organise periodic checks by the Boiler Inspector, this also applies to all pressure vessels.
o Arranging a preventative maintenance schedule which will incorporate an analysis of weak points in the system.
o Ordering spare parts as required, and to keep a stock of vital spares, ensuring that nothing is ordered without an agreed PO when cost is greater than £100.
o Organising routine servicing schedules of equipment throughout the factory
o Fitting new parts including those required for new products or for maintenance
Ensuring that all new parts and machine changes are closely monitored and controlled and that you have signed off the equipment as ‘fit for purpose’ before ‘handing it over’ to the Operatives
o Checking and calibrating instruments to make sure they are accurate.
o Carrying out quality inspections
To be effective in your role, you must be able and willing to:
• deal efficiently with crisis maintenance.
• respond immediately to urgent equipment breakdowns
• Fix faults on site or arranging for replacement machinery or equipment to be installed
• Keep production operatives and managers on progress of delays are lengthened
• Deal directly with any maintenance issues highlighted in the previous days production report.
• Discuss with the management team any proposed planned maintenance, and preparing any pipe-work etc ready for speedy maintenance.
• When required, helping to dismantle old machinery.
• Crisis maintenance, eg clearing blocked pipe-lines, and emergency repairs.
Organisational Strategy and Leadership:
” To be able to organise maintenance plans, discuss all maintenance issues with the management team and directors.
” To be able to deal with outside engineers and electricians, and the Health and Safety Executive, together with the Boiler Inspectors from the relevant insurance companies. To be able to demand that machinery should be switched off for safety or mechanical reasons.
Personal Experience / Skills / and attitude:
To be effective in your role, you must possess many of the following experience, skills and attitude
Previous Knowledge & experience
Experienced in soap making machinery preferrable
Experienced in running and maintaining coal and oil boilers
Some electrical knowledge required