Senior Plant Support Technician

Zoek Pin Norwich, Norfolk, England

Permanent (Full time)

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Plant Support Senior Technician

Job summary
Plant Support Engineers are required to look after the day-to-day maintenance activities of an engineering manufacturing business. In this role staff are required to carry out a key number of tasks and activities as described
Flexible working is a major factor in this role, as plant support engineers have to cover early starts and other work patterns to suit the business.
There is also a requirement to participate in a call out rota for site emergencies.
There are also a number of individual tasks that are included and mentioned in the employee’s annual appraisal. These could be regular items or in some cases a one off requirement.
Roles and responsibilities
* Keeping production managers informed of maintenance activities and job progress.
* Checking and calibration of key production and metrology equipment to satisfy internal and external audits
* Undertake minor improvements and project work relating to site services. Minor electrical and compressed air installations depending on skills base.
* Carry out building maintenance activities as required
* Moving and installing small items of plant in production areas.
* Routine servicing work.
* Organising and planning larger maintenance tasks that require method statements and risk assessments.
* Responding to emergency breakdowns.
* Updating certificates and legislative documentation records
* Daily monitoring tasks relating to site services and critical plant.
* Routine inspections and testing as part of general site walk around.
* Updating repair details & parts records on the computer maintenance system. Keeping asset lists up to date and controlling Line Replacement Units.
* Repair to production equipment, fixing faults and investigations relating to machine failures.
* Keeping a level of tidiness and house keeping in maintenance workshop and maintenance work areas around site.
* Following health and safety, environmental and other engineering standard that apply to the maintenance of plant and equipment site wide.
* Obtaining and the stock management of specialist components and spares relating to business critical plant.
* Working to a defined budget.
* Support and daily control of external contractors. This includes checking method statements and risk assessments. Raising work permits to control these activities.

Essential criteria
* GCSE's in subjects such as maths,science ,english and design and technology
* An understanding of engineering drawings and principles
* Good practical and technical skills
* An awareness of health & safety legislation
* Experience in a maintenance role with other organisations
* Must be a good team player, able to work unsupervised and on own initiative, calm and ordered in a crisis
* Good practical and technical skills

Desirable criteria
* BTEC certificate in maintenance engineering
* City & Guilds certificate in engineering
* Ability in maths, science & IT
* Good eyesight and normal colour vision
* Completion of an engineering NVQ or role as engineering apprentice
* Experience of robotic & automated equipment

Benefits
* 25 days holiday + bank holidays
* Bonus scheme
* Pension

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