Role details

Production Engineer

Berkshire   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • CI/Lean Engineering background within high speed production environment
  • Experience working in a project based maintenance/reliabity role

About Our Client

My client are a well renowned, multinational pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare manufacturing business who specialise in providing cutting edge products to consumers across the globe. Based at one their flagship sites in Maidenhead, they are currently seeking a Production Engineer to join one of their Operational teams in a newly created role as part of their long term growth strategy.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the Production Engineer role will be:

* Drive Customer Service improvement through reducing planned and unplanned downtime

* To regularly review the performance of plant and equipment utlising available data (e.g. OEE data, Merps, RCA, OAC. Apply continuous improvement principles to formulate plans for improving reliability and reduction of breakdowns and short stops.

* Create, manage and improve effective maintenance in their area. Review the effectiveness of Planned Maintenance tasks and that (e.g. Reliability Based Maintenance / FMECA).

* Keep extended downtime to a minimum by ensuring suitable spares are held in stores.

* Own and maintain equipment criticality assessments and FMEAs for your area.

* Responsible for contributing to the accountability process in own local area and updating with Engineering, Quality, Safety and Maintenance issues.

* Deliver your R&M budget

* Drive Continuous Improvement aligned to Site Goals

* Lead / Support Technical changes and Minor Capital Projects and act as the business centre engineering representative for Major Projects. (<8 wk LT & <£100K project value). Work closely with the Manufacturing Process Engineer.

* Validation / Commissioning of new equipment and existing equipment and process.

* Support and work with the Operations team to ensure effective operational support & maintenance adherence is implemented through the team

* Accountable for provision of effective Engineering documents, fault finding guides and maintenance instructions * Ensure compliance with site standard operating procedures and myLearning.

* To ensure that GMP, Quality, Health & Safety processes are adhered to in all aspects of role.

* Enforce engineering safe practices e.g. LOTO / PTW / LOLER / PSSR / NOISE / MIS / ZA.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for the Production Engineer role will have the following background:

  • Experience of working in an FMCG (or equivalent) and GMP compliant environment
  • Experience in engineering ownership of a highly automated primary/process/manufacturing plant
  • Significant problem solving skills with a proven record of resolving major issues at their root cause through working with engineering, technical and operational teams
  • Experience of working in a mechanical or electrical engineering environment.
  • Experience in developing close links with key site customers (quality, operations, EHS)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering standards and statutory requirements for plant, machinery and workplaces applicable to a large volume consumer products factory
  • To have displayed the behaviour/passion to encourage and assist the development of the technicians and others
  • Proven communication skills whilst working in a team
  • Capable of working with suppliers to resolve issues

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for the Production Engineer job will be offered between £40,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependant on experience) + an 8% annual bonus, Private Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Share Options/Share Reward Scheme, but most importantly the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to join one of the world's biggest and most successful manufacturing businesses.

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