General Electric Mechanic in Prestwick, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

The Facilities & Maintenance mechanic is responsible for assisting with the planned and reactive maintenance of site plant and equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with line management and the site’s CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) prioritise reactive maintenance activities and attend accordingly.

  • Carry out planned maintenance activities on site plant and equipment in accordance with the sites preventative maintenance schedules & CMMS.

  • Fault find and diagnose faults on site plant and equipment, utilising technical drawings, manuals, PLC/CNC applications where required.

  • Fault finding to component level

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of site specific project works.

  • Relocate plant and equipment, when applicable.

  • Certify to use and utilise site MEWPs (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms).

  • Adhere to safe systems of work, including the site’s LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out) procedures.

  • Provide on the job training and guidance to develop F&M Apprentice mechanics

  • In conjunction with the Maintenance Parts Controller order breakdown parts or spares, providing detailed information as required.

  • Work with contractors and suppliers, when necessary.

  • Provide temporary Lead Mechanic cover when required. Carry out statutory inspections of plant and machinery. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have served a recognised mechanical engineering apprenticeship (trade papers required).

  • Can demonstrate strong problem solving skills.

  • Can read and understand technical drawings and manuals.

  • Has the ability to work as part of a team or on their own initiative.

  • Is able to balance varying workloads and priorities to meet business needs in a fast paced and diverse environment.

  • Must be computer literate and have good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have recent mechanical maintenance experience within an industrial environment including machine tool maintenance

  • An understanding of TPM methodology

  • A strong understanding of mechanical systems.Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of PLC/CNC machine tool fault finding and programming

  • General understanding & experience of electrical systems Locations: United Kingdom; Prestwick