Reliability Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Posted: 8th May 2018
  • Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Pension, training, development
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH3351
  • Industry: FMCG
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Start Date:
  • Skills: maintenance engineer, tpm, reliability engineer, engineering supervisor, continuous improvement engineer, ci engineer, maintenance supervisor, maintenance manager, smed, maintenance engineer, maintenance fitter, tpm coordinator, process engineer,

Position: Reliability Engineer
Location: Birmingham
Salary: Circa £40k per annum
Duration: Permanent

Our client is an international FMCG manufacturing business with an impressive commitment to CI and Engineering plant-based improvements. Due to sustained group investment and a drive to make improvements they are seeking an experienced engineer to join their leadership team as a reliability engineer, supporting to Factory and Engineering manager through the realization of improvement projects and initiatives.

What are the requirement of your new role:
Ensure reliability of our manufacturing processes by stabilising the performance of physical assets, defining and setting standards for the proper management and care of the assets and installation under his/her responsibility while ensuring optimum levels of availability, at the lowest total cost of ownership.
You will support and help deliver all mechanical activities across site. The job holder will support CAPEX/Revenue projects, be responsible for delivering Reliability, Site services, improving process performance through OEE improvements, and drive of PPM / TPM activities/.
The role needs to have a strong view of the short to medium term to move the performance of the plant to one that is proactive, while supporting the day-to-day plant activities to ensure that the processes are reliable.
Liaison with operations to develop timely plans to reduce maintenance cost and impact to the process.

What skills do you already hold:
Ideally a HNC or above in an engineering discipline – Ideally mechanical engineering
Problem solving techniques such as Root cause analysis, SMED, 5s, TPM etc
Some Knowledge of TPM at any level or has worked in such environment. E.g. 5S and/or Gemba
Understand Overall equipment effectiveness and can create and read graphs and Machine Availability figures analysis.
Collect and collate data to present in a graphical manner.
Can support and create standard Maintenance procedure
Understanding of condition Based Maintenance and its tools.
Can investigate machine issues that are costing major downtime or regular downtime and can raise incident reports and think/discuss and implement solution to such problems.
Able to deal with Contractors and Health and safety aware and dealt with Risk assessments, Method statement and work Permits before.
Maintenance Engineering
Preventive maintenance improvement
Delivery of CAPEX & Revenue projects
Feedback of PM, planned & unplanned maintenance (SAP)
Monitoring the performance of the assets through key KPI’s; OEE
Training Reliability as a culture
Health & Safety
Ensure conformance of the site QEHS policy when carrying out maintenance activities.



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