Mechanical Shift Engineer

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    Engineering & Production
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    £30,000 per annum
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Temporary 6 month contract

Pay: £30,00.00 plus shift allowance of 20.67%, you will also be eligible for the quarterly bonus which pays up to 20% plus overtime is paid at time and a half with certain Bank Holidays paid at double time.

My client is a global leader in stainless steel. As a business they strive to employ people who are passionate about success and seek to inspire others in their working environment.

At their site in Sheffield they are requiring a skilled Mechanical Shift Engineer to join their dynamic and hardworking team on a temporary basis of a 6 month contract.

The purpose of this role is to carry out mechanical maintenance and improvements across the department to ensure that efficiency is maximised. Working Shifts in a Mechanical Team of 2 covering the mechanical operations within a Heavy Engineering plant.
Typical duties/tasks required to be undertaken by the Mechanical Shift Engineer are as follows:
*Fault finding on hydraulics, pneumatics to component level. Maintenance of the mill mechanical plant
*Mechanical maintenance of overhead DC and AC cranes
*Maintenance of pumps including many utilised on acid systems
*Use of engineering drawings to identify faults, resolve problems on plant
*Monitoring and maintenance of specific defined plant to meet legislation
*Optimising preventative maintenance programs
*Shop work / bench fitting, building and refurbishment of spares and plant equipment.
*Burning and basic welding skills required
*Reacting to breakdown requirements to safely and promptly rectifying faults to minimise any Production downtime
*Understand and able to interpret mechanical drawings and working with technical data
*Maintain good housekeeping and standards in own work area and out on plant
*Written reports detailing the activities during shift
*Adhere to all and any safety related legislation relevant to operations and mechanical maintenance
*Adhering to safe working procedures, risk assessments, isolation procedures and permit to work systems
*Assist in Production changeovers as required

Whilst there you will be working to a 3-shift system (mornings, afternoons and nights) in return for this you will be given a shift allowance of 20.67% and overtime payments when worked.

The ideal candidate will be:
*Capable of working under pressure in a heavy production environment
*Time served with a recognised Apprenticeship or equivalent to NVQ level 3
*Able to adhere to site relevant health and safety regulations
*Capable of working unsupervised and confident to make key decisions
*Able to demonstrate a good level of competence in reading and analysing complex wiring schematic drawings and display a sound logical approach to fault finding
*Able to demonstrate a good sound knowledge of reheating furnace processes
*Competent with IT systems, to include Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)

In return for your commitment the company offers the opportunities to grow as a professional, you will be exposed to a variety of tasks and you will have the opportunity to develop the stainless-steel industry further.
You can expect a competitive salary of £30,000.00 plus shift allowance of 20.67%, you will also be eligible for the quarterly bonus which pays up to 20% plus overtime is paid at time and a half with certain Bank Holidays paid at double time.

*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.
*It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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