Smurfit Kappa is a world leader in packaging, employing over 45,000 employees in manufacturing in 21 countries in Europe and 13 in the Americas. The group collaborates with forward thinking customers by sharing superior product knowledge, market understanding and insights into packaging trends to ensure business success in their markets. We have ambitious investment plans to support an unrivalled portfolio of paper-based packaging solutions which is constantly updated with market-leading innovations.
We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Windrush plant in Oxfordshire for a Shift Engineer to play in key part in supporting our operations teams to deliver consistently high quality products to our customers whilst improving operational effectiveness. The role will have constant weekend working.
The Role & Key Responsibilities
- This is a weekend position plus two working days in the week. A reasonable level of overtime and flexibility is needed to cover the business needs.
- The position currently reports to the Engineering Manager and you must be able to work by yourself as well as part of a team.
- The role will be working on the plant at weekend shut downs carrying out repairs, scheduled part replacement, improvement projects and preventative maintenance
- The ideal candidate will need to be multi-skilled, from a manufacturing industry background with experience of fault finding on electrical components, PLC’s, inverters and drives, and/or mechanical maintenance skills. You will be involved in continuous improvement projects, as well as being part of the plant’s asset care teams
- Applicants must have an appreciation of and commitment to workplace safety and health and safety improvement. Candidates must be able to work accurately and have good communication skills. The successful person should be enthusiastic and able to work independently and as part of a team.
Qualifications & experience
- ONC/HNC in Electrical/Mechanical engineering or equivalent
- Thorough practical knowledge and experience in electrical/mechanical engineering.
- A sound working knowledge of Maintenance techniques associated with autonomous, preventative and predictive maintenance.
- Good Knowledge of computer packages such as word and excel
- Good Knowledge of PLC programs including Allen Bradley & Siemens desirable
- Previous experience working in a highly automated manufacturing environment
What’s in it for you
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Work in an energetic, dynamic and fast-paced environment with a global organisation
- Workplace pension
Please apply now and follow our on-line application process.
The closing date for applications is 20th January 2020.