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Maintenance Engineer, Huddersfield
Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Lubrizol are looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer to work within a small engineering team at the Huddersfield manufacturing plant.
You will schedule, execute, and record both planned preventative routine maintenance and breakdown maintenance activities. As the maintenance engineer you be involved in the scoping and execution of capital projects, in continuous improvement initiatives and the supervision of contractors when on site. This is a days-based role.
This is a broad role with plenty of scope for development. We are willing to put the time and effort into right candidate with both internal and external training to advance them in their role. The role would ideally suit an electrically biased engineer, but we are open to mechanical or control biased also.
In this role you will:
Provide maintenance of the electrical/control systems and mechanical hardware to ensure continued optimum operation of the plant.
Understand HSEQ Standards & requirements. Ensuring safe working systems and practices are followed using permit to work and lock out tag out systems
Ensure maintenance work is accurately recorded
Have involvement in the scope and execution of capital projects
Provide facilities maintenance
Be involved in continuous improvement initiatives
To be successful you will:
Ideally be apprentice trained in electrical/control engineering (multiskilled i.e. mechanical knowledge would advantageous)
Possess an HNC, ONC, City and guilds in relevant engineering subject or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge
Have previous experience of working in chemical/pharmaceutical manufacturing or similar process manufacturing environment
City & Guilds CG2395, CG2382 would be advantageous but not essential
Have COMPEX units 1 to 6 and 12. This would be advantageous but not essential
Have experience of fault finding and diagnostic problem solving
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including discretionary annual bonus, competitive pension scheme, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, and private medical cover.
Lubrizol will support you to develop your own skills and progress as part of a global organisation.
Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference
It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities. We are talented people working together to solve problems and improve lives through science. We are making a difference, and we will never stop pushing to do it better.
Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely based on their relevant merits and abilities.
We’re focused on making the world more beautiful by bringing innovation to surfaces. Lubrizol’s products for the global performance coatings market start with the hyperdispersants manufactured at our Huddersfield facility. Just two miles from the M62 motorway, Huddersfield is a gateway to a number of nearby cities: Bradford (16km/10 miles); Leeds (24km/15 miles); Sheffield (48km/30 miles); and Manchester (64km/40 miles). Enjoy outstanding examples of Victorian architecture within the city and easy access to the Lake District; Howarth—the birthplace of the Bronte sisters—and the beautiful moors that served as the backdrop for the film version of Wuthering Heights. The well-regarded University of Huddersfield is the cultural heart of our city, with restaurants, shops and entertainment close at hand. And of course, this is a sports town as the fans of the Huddersfield football club and our local rugby clubs can attest. Huddersfield has so much to offer. We hope that you’ll consider joining our team.
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