Job Title: Engineering Technician
Requisition ID: 129578BR
When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of more than $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Location/Division Specific Information
The Engineering Technician will support production and other areas of the business, such as the Warehouse, with equipment breakdowns and overtime. Working to minimize down time, in accordance with:
Good manufacturing practice. (GMP) and Good engineering practice. (GEP)
Following Standard Operating Procedures. (SOP’s)
You will follow planned maintenance schedules in accordance with equipment and regulatory requirements within the PPM schedule. You will identify preventative maintenance needs and address these and actively partake in training and other work to ensure continuing technical and personal development to meet the business needs. You may need to be flexible to work shifts when required depending on production demands.
What will you do?
Work with management, other team members, team leaders to identify new process improvement opportunities in the areas of quality, cost, performance, and preventive and predictive maintenance.
Evaluate and analyse current process metrics and performance to identify areas requiring improvements. Analyse and identify opportunities to reduce process variation, improve process capabilities and optimize process performance and rectify. Work with various teams to reduce process and business variations.
Train and guide resources as needed.
Creates / amends procedures to meet new / changed requirements.
Manage contractors and equipment suppliers during site visits e.g. for installation, repair, service and calibration.
Improve automation of current packaging practices. Upgrading current equipment and or identifying new equipment to improve productivity.
Delivery of projects, as a project manager or project engineer. New equipment installation, development & improvement and assistance in associated validation work.
Liaise with machine suppliers to resolve machine problems, request / initiate supplier visits if required.
Ensure health & safety procedures are followed i.e. near miss accidents, risk assessments.
Light assembly / machine shop work. Electrical fault finding / PLC interrogation / Pneumatics faulting finding.
How will you get here?
NVQ level 3, HND or higher in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, 17th edition or 18th edition wiring regulations
Diagnostics skills on Siemen PLC / HMI would be preferred.
Proven ability to analyse complex technical issues to the fundamental level and propose practical solutions. As well as experience in driving continuous improvement and working within process industries
Detailed knowledge & working application of Engineering Standards.
Good IT and communication skills with good people skills who can sell an idea.
Knowledge and experience of utilising and implementing CI tools such as 5S, Kaizen, etc.
Please be aware some travelling maybe required.
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