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DW Baking

neg

Sheerness, Kent

ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

FOOD MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

JOB SUMMARY
TO BE TIME SERVED APPRENTICE WITH ONC/HNC QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT PATTERN ROTATING SHIFT INC SAT 45HRS WEEK
TO PROVIDE HIGH STANDARD OF MAINTENANCE THOUGHOUT THE PRODUCTION AREAS
TO INCLUDE PREVENTATIVE AND REACTIVE MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT AS WELL AS EMERGENCY BREAKDOWNS THOUGHOUT

THE SITE
THE SUCCESFULL CANDIDATE MUST/BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE SOUND DECISION MAKING SKILLS AND HAVE A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PROBLEM SOLVING
TO BE ABLE TO
WORK AS A TEAM
WORK WITH LOW SUPERVISION
HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF PLC EQUIPMENT
WORK WITH SINGLE PHASE AND THREE PHASE ELECTRICAL CCTS

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P&O Ferries

£competitive

Dover, Kent

Building Services Engineering Supervisor
P & O Ferries - Dover
Full-time

An opportunity has become available for a Building Services Engineering Supervisor based at our offices in Dover.

You will assist and support with the management of the building services team to ensure the smooth running of the Dover premises and the support services therein. You will also prioritise the daily work for the building services team and be responsible for the contractors working on site for health and safety compliance.

You must have:
•Proven experience working in a supervisory capacity for a building maintenance contract in the building services maintenance engineering estates or facilities sector
•Trade background as an electrician or mechanical trade with a strong stable history in the building maintenance field
•17th edition certificate
•HND or higher in a building related discipline
•Legionella compliance
•Excellent communication and organizational skills
•Ability to prioritise work, problem solve and motivate others
•Full driving licence

Ideally you will also have:
•Health and safety qualification IOSH/NEBOSH
•AutoCAD experience

NO AGENCIES PLEASE
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Elite Appointments Limited

£27 000-£30 000

Sevenoaks, Kent

Elite Appointments are recruiting on an exclusive basis for a Construction Plant Engineer to be based in West Kent for an established Construction Plant, Tool Hire and Sales Company offering career progression and training.

Responsibilities include:

• Diagnostics, repairs, maintenance and servicing of all hire equipment to a high standard
• To service and repair hire equipment and vehicles in accordance with Company and Manufacturers Service Schedules
• Complete all relevant pre-hire checks and complete related paperwork
• Carry out scheduled Service Inspection and servicing plant in compliance with all Company Policies and Procedures
• To diagnose fault and carry out mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and any other repairs on vehicles and plant
• To carry out all tasks in compliance with the Company’s Environmental and Health and Safety Procedures ensuring that your workplace, including site work and roadside are safe for you to carry out the work required
• To undertake filed based repairs as and when necessary
• To complete Maintenance Records and Reports accurately and on time

Personal Skills and Attributes

• Highly experienced with a minimum 5 years solid mechanical knowledge of plant, construction and/plant machinery, including (but not limited to), diggers, dumpers, excavators, telehandlers, power generators and more
• Proficient in machine, equipment and diesel engine fault-finding, servicing, repair and maintenance including welding
• Ideally proficient in plant, construction and/or powered access machinery electrics, hydraulics and diagnostics.

You will be working Monday to Friday 0800-1700 and 0800-1300 on Saturdays.

PPE and Overalls are provided and laundered too.

Training courses are available depending on the manufacturer.

A competitive salary, company pension contribution and 29 days annual holiday are on offer.

Immediate interviews are available together with an immediate start.

Please forward your CV to be considered for this exciting opportunity!
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Knauf

Competitive

Sittingbourne, Kent

5 hours ago

The Role

Knauf, a market leader in the construction product industry are currently looking for a highly skilled individual to join our manufacturing plant as a Manufacturing Team Leader (Calcination Chargehand). We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills and knowledge of continuous and batch manufacturing.

The Company & Our Values

Knauf is a family run international organisation who prides itself on employing individuals who align to our core values. To work for our highly successful organisation, you will need entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to succeed, empathy for others and the ability to work in partnership with colleagues and customers alike.

Responsibilities

As a Manufacturing Team Leader (Calcination Chargehand), your key responsibilities will be as follows:

• Line management of 2 direct reports and temporary staff.
• Responsible for ensuring the safe running of the calcination operation and associated manufacturing procedures.
• Ensures that the ‘kettle’ is operated at optimal levels at all times.
• Equipment adjusted to produce Stucco to quality targets at all times.
• Direct involvement in training opportunities to develop self and plant knowledge.
• Effective handover of plant to ensure all issues that may affect the purpose of operation are communicated clearly between shifts.
• Efficient identification of equipment problems to prevent operational failure, pursuing timely preventive action to ensure efficient plant performance.
• Demonstrates a willingness to meet and exceed targets set. Acts and communicates in a way that will encourage other team members to succeed in meeting targets set.
• Contribute to the introduction and development of an effective maintenance schedule to timely identify faults and prevent unplanned plant failure.
• To ensure that any instructions from management are complied with in a timely and effective manner.
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures in relation to all associated staff and machinery.
• Pro-active approach to support other team members in the execution of their duties.
• The development of positive straight talking relationships with all team members, direct reports and the wider site team.

Requirements

• A minimum of GCSE grade C or above in Maths & English, or an equivalent level qualification.
• Previous experience within continuous and batch manufacturing environments is essential.
• Supervisory experience is essential.
• Competent understanding of the correct operation of production equipment.
• Specific understanding of the production of stucco & associated quality tests would be advantageous.
• Basic understanding of preventative maintenance and general understanding of mechanical & electrical control.
• Ability to carry out basic mechanical activities to allow the inspection & maintenance of plant.
• Ability to influence /lead others to meet production targets and improve their performance.
• Understanding the function and operation of a permit system.
• Knowledge of plant operation procedure.
• Knowledge of safety procedures.
• Knowledge of quality procedure.


In return for your hard work, you will receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of holiday, bonus and a contributory pension scheme.
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React Recruitment Ltd

Negotiable

Westerham, Kent

5 hours ago

Our client based near Biggin Hill in Kent has an exciting opportunity Sales Engineer ideally from a Mechanical engineering background.
Suitable candidates will have a degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering / Chemical discipline with ideally 2 years + relevant work experience.
For this exciting opportunity, our client is looking for an ambitious and focused candidate with the following:
• Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering
• Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
• Appx. 2 years relevant work history
• Good computer skills including the Microsoft office suite
• The ability to build relationships with customers and work well in a team
As Sales Engineer your role will involve:
• Preparing client quotations for an existing database of customers
• Developing long-term relationships with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements
• Sourcing quotations from suppliers
• Liaising with the Technical Engineering department regarding ongoing projects
• Creating and producing marketing material for the company
• Managing the company Website
• Maintaining the company CRM system making sure all the customer accounts are up to date and have all the correct information on them


This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and forward thinking Engineering Company.
Salary is dependent on skills and experience.
Training and ongoing support will be provided to the successful candidate.
Graduate / Mechanical / Sales / Production / manufacturing / Project / Internal Sales Engineer
Key skills:
Graduate / Degree / Mechanical / Chemical / Manufacturing / Sales / Quotations / Internal Sales / Electrical


React Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Agency and an Employment Business.

You confirm that by submitting your CV for a permanent position you are willing to work in the position in which the hirer seeks to fill and that you provide React Recruitment Ltd with the permission required to pass your CV on to the hirer.

Due to the high volume of applications we regret that only suitable candidates will be contacted.
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New Appointments Group

Negotiable

Sittingbourne, Kent

5 hours ago

A Controls & Automation Engineer is required to join an employer of choice in mid-Kent, in what is a non-shifted role.

Working within a small team of dedicated Controls/Automation Engineers, the incoming candidate will be expected to undertake the troubleshooting, design, installation and commissioning of controls solutions for the manufacturing plant.

Chief responsibilities will include:

* Modification, improvement and expansion of existing Rockwell software; RSlogix5000, RSLogix500, FactoryTalk View Studio, RSView 32 works. RSNetworx Devicenet.
* Responsible for phased replacement of legacy Allen Bradley PLCs.
* Modification, improvement and expansion of existing safety systems & control systems; SCADA (Factory Talk studio & RSworks32), HMIs (Factory talk studio), PLCs (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, SLC500) Device level networks (DeviceNet, Ethernet) and control level networks (Ethernet, DH+).
* Design, implementation and commissioning of new Safety systems. Providing documentation ensuring compliance to Machinery safety legislation.
* Responsible for site Robots (Fanuc). Creation of new and modification of existing programs via Teach pendant. Increase productivity by robot improvements. Provide breakdown support and maintenance planning.
* Provide in house PLC & Robot training for plant staff.

Applicants will be expected to be a time-served apprentices in an Electrical or Electronics discipline, and possess experience of working with Rockwell PLCs/HMIs/SCADA (although experience of other manufacturers shall be considered).

A working knowledge of control levels and device level networks is required, as well as exposure to robotics.

Immediate interviews are available.


New Appointments Group, Expertly Matching Kent's Employers and Jobseekers since 1975.
Committed to diversity, equality and opportunity for all.
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New Appointments Group

Salary disclosed upon application

Kent

5 hours ago

A Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer is required to join a stable and robust business with multiple sites across the UK.

Reporting into the Works Engineer, the incoming candidate will be expected to undertake all reactive and planned electrical and mechanical maintenance for the plant. The post holder will undertake all fault finding and root cause analysis, co-ordinate and improve tooling change-overs, and complete all daily, weekly, and monthly condition based maintenance activities.

Applicants should possess a strong, proven background in working within a fast-paced, continuous manufacturing environment. Demonstrable experience of undertaking multi-skilled maintenance is needed; as such, applicants will ideally have the necessary 17th edition qualifications and be comfortable working within an automated environment. An exposure to PLCs and Fanuc Robotics would be highly desirable.

Candidates will be expected to work a set shift pattern which includes a series of days and nights (12 hour shifts), to include weekends and bank holidays. It is advisable that candidates have their own access to transport owing the location of the business.

An immediate interview and start is available.


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React Recruitment Ltd

Negotiable

Westerham, Kent

5 hours ago

Our client based near Biggin Hill in Kent has an exciting opportunity Sales Engineer ideally from a Mechanical engineering background.
Suitable candidates will have a degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering / Chemical discipline with ideally 2 years + relevant work experience.
For this exciting opportunity, our client is looking for an ambitious and focused candidate with the following:
• Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering
• Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
• Appx. 2 years relevant work history
• Good computer skills including the Microsoft office suite
• The ability to build relationships with customers and work well in a team
As Sales Engineer your role will involve:
• Preparing client quotations for an existing database of customers
• Developing long-term relationships with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements
• Sourcing quotations from suppliers
• Liaising with the Technical Engineering department regarding ongoing projects
• Creating and producing marketing material for the company
• Managing the company Website
• Maintaining the company CRM system making sure all the customer accounts are up to date and have all the correct information on them


This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and forward thinking Engineering Company.
Salary is dependent on skills and experience.
Training and ongoing support will be provided to the successful candidate.
Graduate / Mechanical / Sales / Production / manufacturing / Project / Internal Sales Engineer
Key skills:
Graduate / Degree / Mechanical / Chemical / Manufacturing / Sales / Quotations / Internal Sales / Electrical

React Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Agency and an Employment Business.

You confirm that by submitting your CV for a permanent position you are willing to work in the position in which the hirer seeks to fill and that you provide React Recruitment Ltd with the permission required to pass your CV on to the hirer.

Due to the high volume of applications we regret that only suitable candidates will be contacted.
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New Appointments Group

Negotiable

Chatham, Kent

5 hours ago

A Toolmaker is required to join a long-standing manufacturing firm based in Medway.

Working within a busy Toolroom, the incoming candidate will accountable for the development and maintenance of all tools, jigs, and fixtures within a small team environment - the post holder must have experience of manual and CNC methods.

The successful candidate will be a time-served/apprentice-served Toolmaker who is looking to make a difference and look at process improvements within a tooling environment - utilising progression tools. The firm would look at an individual with a plastics/moulding background, too.

This is a rare opportunity to join a business that is held in the highest regard within their industry who would be able to offer a stable and supportive working environment with overtime readily available - immediate interviews and start could be achievable.


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HRGO

Negotiable

Dover, Kent

6 hours ago

Are you a passionate, versatile , Electronic Repair Technician looking for an exciting challenge with a leader in their niche field who pride themselves on quality and reliability, if so read on.....



This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Electrical / Electronic Instrument Technician to work for a well-established company by joining the Instrument Repair team. The role will involve testing, fault finding to component level and repairing products that have been returned.



Reporting to the Repairs and Customer Service Manager, main duties will include

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Fault finding and to repair and calibrate electrical / electronic field type instrumentation.
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Fault finding and to repair and calibrate electrical / electronic bench type instrumentation.
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Read and understand repair manuals, schematics, and circuit diagrams.
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Fault finding and Repair at printed circuit board level including replacing surface mount components.
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Raising requisitions for replacement components as required.
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Assisting in supporting an international network of company approved repair centres.
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Properly using high voltage test equipment.
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Producing fault reports and inputting correct data into the Repairs data base.
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Updating as new, returned electrical / electronic field and bench type instrumentation.
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Represent the Repairs department in new product development project teams.

Skills / Qualifications Required

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Ideally, qualified to HNC Electrical / Electronic discipline or equivalent consideration for suitable experience.
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Previous experience in a similar technical role.
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Conversant with the use of fault finding devices such multi-meters and oscilloscopes.
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Experience of fault finding at component level.
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Ability to read and understand manuals, schematics, and circuit diagrams.
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Ability to fault find, and diagnose root cause.
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Working experience within an electrical test environment.
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Experience of producing fault reports and inputting correct data into ERP software.
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Good communication skills, written and conversational.
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Enthusiastic and a team player.
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Full driving licence.



Sound like you, please apply now!!
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