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Sudbury, East of England
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04 October 2019
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Are you searching for your next fixed-term contract? Do you have experience with complex automation as a Maintenance Engineer? Can you commute to Glemsford? If so, read on…


* Free on-site car park
* Permanent, fixed contract until March 2020
* Shift or weekend work
* Subsidized site canteen

Hours of Work and Pay Rate:

* Monday - Friday
* 3 shift rotation

* 06:00AM-14:00PM
* 14:00PM-22:00PM
* 22:00PM-06:00AM

* Or
* Friday, Saturday and Sunday
* Weekly shift rotation

* 06:00AM-18:00PM
* 18:00PM-06:00AM

* £35,000 PER ANNUM
* Negotiable dependent upon experience


The maintenance engineer will be responsible for 1st and 2nd line repairs of machinery producing mother and childcare products and will include but not limited to the following duties;

* Carry out repairs and remedy complex failures on a significant proportion of the site machinery
* Troubleshooting issues on the machinery listed below; identifying the root cause, and implementing permanent solutions to prevent recurrence of the problem
* Bespoke automation, robotic assembly, and packaging equipment
* Injection moulding machines: Demag, Nissei, Arburg, and Engel
* Robotics: Sepro, Staubli
* Identify and carry out improvement activity, including Kaizen (LEAN), and support engineering improvement projects, including supporting the site-wide deployment of TPM.
* Actively train down skills through standardized work to others
* Ensure that all knowledge and information with regards to machine issues and breakdowns are recorded appropriately (Planet, machine ledgers, etc.)


* Electrical and mechanical experience in a production assembly/moulding environment
* Proven maintenance experience in a production environment
* Experience working with complex automation
* Desired -Experience in PLC (programmable logic controllers) fault finding
* Desired -Robotics experience

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience, click apply today!