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The Viaflo Maintenance Lead has overall responsibility for prioritising and organising the Viaflo maintenance team. You will lead process improvements and provide hands-on support when required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Comply with EHS/GMP/GDP/company and corporate policies and external regulatory requirements.
Be capable of effectively identifying and proactively resolving complex technical issues by timely direct intervention and correction, but must be thorough, accurate and persevering rather than expedient.
Demonstrate thorough understanding of PLC controls / programming, low-voltage controls, pneumatics, Robotic / automation and vision systems.
Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.
Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve issues.
Maintain control of the department maintenance spend.
Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.
Drive the preventive and predictive maintenance program and be a key member of the site TPM team.
Study the engineering methods used in maintaining on-site equipment and implement Baxter best practices for current and future teams.
Identify improvement projects based on OEE performance and then demonstrate improvement achieved through enhanced OEE.
Understand CP, CPK, SPC and other Six Sigma process indicators and use a DMAIC approach when analysing projects.
Drive continuous process improvement across the Teams / different shifts.
Technical Engineering qualification to degree or diploma level
Experience of Six Sigma and or Lean Manufacturing
Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
Must be capable of good confident and reasonably articulate communicator in written and spoken word.
Must be professional, helpful and courteous in the performance of duties and maintain good working relationships with colleagues.
Possess leadership qualities, initiative, drive, motivation and a capacity and willingness to learn about new systems and technologies
Data driven in decision making
Has a presence that facilitates effective communication and influencing others
A good coach and mentor
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