Engineering Technician

TemporaryKinetic Recruitment are looking to recruit an experienced Engineering Maintenance Technician to work on a contract basis for a global Pharmaceutical company based in the East Cheshire Area. The main purpose of this role is to provide the below duties:
You will hold responsibility for maintaining and calibrating manufacturing equipment, and support systems in accordance with maintenance strategies and schedules of work. The manufacturing process takes place in a controlled aseptic environment, which adds complexity to the maintenance programme of work.
Core plant systems include; Automated Packing Equipment, Component Assembly Machines, Filling Equipment, Secondary Cartonning Equipment, Labelling systems, Printing Systems, Sealing, Vison systems, Conveyor and Transport Systems, Check weighing systems and Environmental Monitoring Systems
By providing good customer service and maximising equipment availability, you will ensure timely response to breakdowns and provision of effective customer feedback along with delivery of closure actions through systematic fault-finding and problem solving. You will strive to improve availability through identification of maintenance improvement. You will set up systems / equipment in a timely manner and right first time in order that functional performance complies with Operational Qualification parameters and statutory requirements. You will lead formal and informal training of less experienced Technicians and coach Operators to improve equipment performance.
Using lean and manufacturing tools (such as RCM, RCA and CBM) you will actively participate in and deliver continuous improvement activities and projects. Working with your engineering colleagues you will support change initiatives required to drive ongoing business improvements by ensuring positive and constructive communication to enable and establish effective team working. You will work with project teams to bring new equipment from inception through to beneficial operation including delivery of equipment qualification activities. You will be able to fault find using structured problem-solving tools and document this to support the quality or SHE investigation processes. Working within a highly compliant and regulated industry you will ensure that GMP and SHE regulations are adhered to at all times.
Essential Requirements
*Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship or equivalent
*ONC/HNC or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
*Experience in Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation disciplines (Maintenance and Fault Finding)
Desirable Requirements
*Experience of working with automated machinery
*Experience of working in a pharmaceutical or similar regulated environment such as food and beverage
*Operating knowledge of procedures and compliance with GMP & SHE requirements
*Familiar with CMMS (SAP PM) Knowledge of IT systems where appropriate e.g. Drawing/Document Management Systems, Microsoft office, Building Management Systems, PCs, PLCs
*Knowledge of the Principles of Work Planning & Control, Reliability Centred Maintenance, Root Cause Analysis and of Continuous Improvement
*Application of maintenance processes e.g. RCM, CBM, Asset Care
*Knowledge of Project management / Change Management and facilitation skills
In return the company offer an excellent rate per hour and a chance to work for an excellent company, car parking and uniform provided.
Kinetic is an Employee Owned Company with over 35 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. Kinetic treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted If you feel you have the relevant skills, please click APPLY now and attach your most up to date CV.