Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Huntingdon


Equipment Specialist Engineer

£Salary negotiable plus excellent benefits

We are currently working along side a cutting edge dynamic manufacturing company based in the Huntingdon area who are looking to increase their Engineering team.

Purpose of the role for the Equipment Specialist Engineer:

The Equipment Engineering Team's key responsibility is the upkeep of Operations production assets. You will assist the Equipment Engineering team in delivering a planned and responsive support service to Equipment.

Key Accountabilities for the Equipment Specialist Engineer:

• Ensure that effective preventative maintenance and breakdown assistance is performed on all process equipment so that it runs to maximum efficiency with minimal downtime

• Contributes to sourcing and purchasing spare parts for equipment, gathering data and costings where appropriate to ensure the shortest possible machine outages

• Writes reports and completes log books for all equipment modified to ensure traceability, on a what, where and when basis, and contributes to new and updated SOPs. Ensures All reports delivered in a timely manner and SOPs kept relevant and up to date

• Demonstrates a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment

• Provide back up for the Facilities Management team where necessary to ensure minimum downtime

Qualifications and Experience:

• A background as a Service / Maintenance Engineer. Multi-skilled with an electrical bias

• Electronics qualified to HNC or HND or equivalent experience

• Prior working knowledge of Optical equipment

• Electrical/mechanical and PLC fault finding experience

• PC Controlled automated equipment experience essential

• Some facilities/production process background advantageous

• Microsoft Office (Excel) experience

• Computer Literate

• Experience using CMMS and PPM of production equipment

• TPM and OEE understanding

• Vacuum Deposition systems equipment experience would be an advantage

• Automated assembly and vision recognition systems would be an advantage

• 6 axis robotic handling systems is desirable

• Experience of working in cleanrooms or manufacturing environments along with Continuous Improvement

• Understanding of mobile work order processing and handling using tablet based system, is an advantage

Person Specification for the Equipment Specialist Engineer:

• Technically competent and comfortable with being hands on

• Confident working autonomously and using own initiative

• Able to make decisions accordingly, plan own workload and prioritise appropriately

• Ability to produce high quality work under pressure.

• Clean driving licence

• Possibly will be required to travel to attend specialist training courses to maintain and develop technical knowledge

• Committed to an environment of continuous improvement.

Working Monday to Friday on a double day shift / early and lates


For more information please contact Lisa Parsons

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