Multi-Skilled Engineer (Mechanical Bias)

Recruiter
DS Smith
Location
Devizes, Wiltshire
Salary
£37,418-£40,473 plus benefits
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Ref
DSS4501
Function
Engineering
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our DS Smith site in Devizes is seeking a new Multi Skilled Engineer (Mechanical bias) to support the Engineering function in a fast-paced, world-class manufacturing environment. You will part of the engineering team responsible for developing and implementing best practices and increasing plant and asset reliability at our Packaging site.

What being a Multi-Skilled Engineer (Mechanical bias) at DS Smith will involve…

• Using your mechanical skills to resolve breakdown issues with minimal impact to production
• Completing PPM routines when scheduled to do so
• Using SAP for all planned and breakdown maintenance activity logging and stores control
• Enhancing the engineering contribution to the manufacturing facility by improving machine reliability in such a way as to deliver good quality product at optimum running speeds
• Continually modifying PPM routines via SAP to deliver continued improvements in machine uptime, reliability and efficiency
• Influencing in the development of a culture in which departmental employees take ownership of the responsibility for machine performance. In this new environment engineering employees will work more closely with process teams
• Being proactive in your approach to 5s and housekeeping in all aspects of your role
• Taking an active part in boiler house management
 
What we would like our candidate to have:

• An apprentice trained engineer with a recognised engineering qualification
• Background in general production machine maintenance
• Good range of workshop fitting skills
• Good numeracy and literacy standards
• General Computer Literacy Standards including Microsoft Office
• Experience in an engineering environment
• Experienced at fault finding on machines
• Ability to write clear effective reports and procedures
• Ideally familiar with fully automated process equipment and/or PLC driven machinery

Shift Pattern: 2 x 12hr days (6am-6pm) followed by 2 x 12hr night shifts (6pm-6am). Once every 8wks you are only required to work 3 shifts. There are no Saturday night shifts. If the shift falls on a Saturday night you are required to work the day instead.

About DS Smith...
DS Smith is a leading supplier of sustainable packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 250 listed business with a turnover in excess of £3.6 billion. The organisation employs over 26,000 people worldwide & is continuing to grow both organically & through acquisition.

Salary: £37,418-£40,473

The benefits…
•23 days holiday 
•Contributory pension
•Annual cycle to work scheme
•Paid Expenses

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire

Application Process:
Please submit a copy of your current CV, along with a cover letter, detailing a synopsis of your CV & summarising the key points of your experience that are relevant to the role for which you are applying.

 

 

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