Mechanical Engineer

The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Mechanical Group Lead

Maintain compliance with PSSR, PUWER, and COMAH of site assets

Support the plant maintenance teams



Lead the deployment of maintenance strategies using techniques such as Criticality Assessment, Condition Based Monitoring, Reliability Centred Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance Optimisation to operational plant areas

Ensure site assets are compliant with UK Legislation – PSSR, PUWER, COMAH etc as well as company standards and procedures

Undertake investigations on plant and equipment failures and perform Root Cause Analysis

Use data analytics to propose and execute of projects to improve reliability

Contribute to projects as plant maintenance representative, including ensuring all safety, reliability, legislative, and maintenance engineering aspects are considered for equipment lifecycle

Be the engineering team specialist for mechanical plant equipment supporting codal repairs and maintenance efforts of the plant equipment (vessels, rotating equipment, exchangers, etc) and process piping systems

Be the owner of work scopes, coordinating with all stakeholders and seeing through to completion

Actively participate in HAZOP studies for new product introductions

Provide day to day technical support to plant area team and engineering workshops

Maintain and update the site asset list ensuring timely recommendation of CAPEX replacement and repair

Meet regulatory and customer quality requirements relating to ISO9001, ISO14001 and cGMP as well as site requirements for cross contamination prevention.

Mentor and develop junior members of staff

Key Figures:-

Production plan performance

Equipment online availability

Assets with planned maintenance strategy in place

Maintenance budget

Core Skills/Competencies:-

Bachelor’s Degree – Mechanical Engineering or relevant degree

Chartered Engineer preferred, working towards is acceptable

Experience in chemical manufacturing and mechanical systems including tanks, vessels, and process piping. This should include experience in project execution as well as providing maintenance support to production operations.

Experience working in a COMAH/High Hazard site environment

Experience of specifying equipment in use with high hazard process streams following all correct regulations (eg. PSSR, PED, ASME)

A sound understanding or pressure systems, associated codes and legislation

This position is in a 24/7 manufacturing plant environment and some extended working hours may sometimes be required to complete fast paced shutdown and installation work schedules

Date issued: April 2022