We are currently seeking a Mechanical/Electrical Maintenance Engineer to work in our Sterile Services facility.
The role you are applying for is with B. Braun Sterilog, the decontamination division of B. Braun Medical Ltd, part of a leading global healthcare business. B. Braun Sterilog Ltd operate three state of the art decontamination supercentres in the UK, one located in Leeds and two in Birmingham. Within our facilities we sterilise reusable medical devices for a number of NHS Trusts in the Yorkshire and West Midlands area.
B. Braun Sterilog Ltd continue to set new standards of decontamination excellence via ongoing investment into innovative, cutting edge service solutions to enable sustainable delivery of a robust and reliable service with staff and patient welfare being our primary objective.
Working on the full range engineering services equipment, the Maintenance Engineer will undertake activities which require comparison of a range of options, complex facts requiring analysis to resolve technical issues in on multifaceted equipment/situations. Responsible for calibration and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment including various voltage systems, steam raising plant and associated equipment, steam sterilizers, instrument washers, medical gas systems, lighting, fire detection, building services controls, heating and ventilation control systems and refrigeration plant.
To be responsible for working with colleagues to maintain and improve the quality of services provided to our staff and other service users.
Ensure that all tasks are carried out in compliance with relevant statutory legislation and local policies and codes of practice including Health and Safety, COSHH and in particular by following agreed safe working procedures
To comply with the regulations of the Medical Devices Agency whose objective is to protect the public.
Carry out own dynamic Risk Assessments for all elements of work including manual handling and Produce generic Risk Assessments as required for all elements of work including manual handling
Supervise and organise engineering work taking place in a critical environment, including the allocation of resources as appropriate
Work autonomously as required by utilising the Works Management System to allocate PPM and reactive work requests
Liaise with area users to organise shutdowns of critical and complex process systems
To communicate effectively with staff in relation to engineering issues utilising written and/or verbal communication methods to ensure standards of service delivery are maintained and the service user is fully informed of works affecting their areas of responsibility
Interpret and work from all instructions, drawings and specifications in electrical or mechanical installations, plant and equipment, to deal with new situations as they arise and pass on knowledge to others.
Provide written job descriptions for new PPM items utilising Manufacturers instructions and best practice guidance
Have a thorough knowledge across a range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge or relevant practical experience.
Manufacture, design, assemble, erect and install new work often using own judgement regarding a range of complex equipment, requiring accuracy and precision.
Undertake condition surveys, evaluating inspection reports and maintenance repairs, improvement and capital work across the B. Braun Sterilog Estate as directed by management, ensuring compliance with B. Braun’s safety standards and procedures.
Plan and organise major interruptions, maintenance activities and co-ordinates work of others. Provides practical training to others and evaluates work.
Provide an emergency out of hour’s service, working a rotating shift pattern covering 365 days a year subject to appropriate negotiations.
Observe statutory and other relevant requirements in particular to Health & Safety and Codes of Practice applicable to Operational Services.
Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance and Day to Day duties involving the maintenance of all types of plant, equipment and installations, including boilers, water testing, stripping down boilers for insurance inspections and electrical system maintenance including fire alarm systems, batteries and uninterruptible power supplies.
Utilise the Works Management System for recording, updating and auditing engineering records and the compilation of Plant Histories.
Carry out surveys for future maintenance, alterations or improvements including the preparation and compilation of technical reports.
Carry out maintenance and repair to building sanitary and water distribution systems inline with HSE guidance.
Have a good understanding of the relationship of other trades.
Participate in appropriate on-call/shift rotas, subject to appropriate negotiations, and be prepared to work such hours that may be required in an emergency.
Respond to critical building and system alarms such as, Fire alarms, Boiler Alarms.
Work to and interpret Technical publications as relevant to core trade
Use Building Management System for first line plant fault diagnosis and plant performance monitoring.
Monitor, maintain and repair reverse osmosis and decontamination water systems.
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