Reference : GBR07086

Mechanical Craftperson (Maintenance)

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Newark
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 06/24/2022

Position description

Mechanical Craftsperson (Mechanical Maintenance Engineer)

Saint Gobain Formula, Newark.

Days with some weekend working

At Saint-Gobain people matter to us, and we try to show that every day. As part of this, our aim is to create an enterprising and innovative working environment, where you have the opportunity to learn new skills, and develop your career. Did you know we have been awarded top UK & Global Employer 5 Years Running!?

This role is working at Formula, part of Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland.  A leading manufacturer and supplier of gypsum and industrial plaster products supplied by the bag, the pallet, or tanker for a range of applications.

As a Mechanical Craftsperson you will be working on a day shift basis with some rota weekend working.  The role is predominantly a reactive maintenance and repair role working across a mill and packaging plant in a robust site that leans toward a heavier engineering environment such as aggregates, quarrying, mining, recycling or similar.  

Duties include:

  • Responding to plant issues and failures, delivering repair in a timely and safe manor to ensure continued production.
  • Working through CMMS maintenance schedules supporting with equipment servicing and periodic maintenance.
  • Apply root cause analysis, countermeasures; collect and communicate relevant data regarding maintenance problems
  • Support the Professional Maintenance Pillar & the Workshop 5S program
  • Coach & assist operators with autonomous maintenance tasks and challenge operating standards
  • Proactively support the Newark safety function by participating in safety audits.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • The applicant will have served a recognised mechanical apprenticeship or demonstrate a minimum of NVQ3 Mechanical or Maintenance Engineering with relevant industrial experience.
  • Experience of Professional Maintenance
  • Computer literacy
  • A flexible and willing approach to working hours and deployment is essential
  • Attention to detail and persistence will be evident in the successful candidate
  • Experience in using permit to work systems and other safe systems of work.
  • Experience of working to WCM (World Class Manufacturing) or other continuous improvement activities required (heavier industry experience would be desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of using a CMMS system

Who are we ?

'Making the world a better home' - Saint-Gobain's purpose, we have a history spanning more than 350 years and have a responsibility to address the major challenged faced by humanity. We are on a journey to make the world a beautiful and sustainable place to live and have pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050!

Flexible packages designed for you!

We know employees value different things more than others. As well as a great range of standard benefits we understand circumstances in life also change so flexibility through these changes is important. We give employees the ability to change and alter their package to match their needs. This flexibility is self-administered through our on-line employee hub called bubble! (Winner! UK & Ireland 'Best Flexible Benefits Plan' award at the Employee Benefits Awards 2020)

Explore the Saint-Gobain website to discover more about the way in which we design packages that are flexible our colleagues and include: owning Company shares, to staff discounts and support helplines.

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