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Plant Engineer

Job Reference: GF/HQ00032501_1538484055
Location: Wales
Discipline:/ Maintenance / Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£45000 to 50000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

A leading global metal manufacturing company require a Plant Engineers to join their facility in Swansea to be considered for this role you should have a solid 5 years experience within a plant engineering type role.

Plant Engineer


The Plant Engineer is responsible for the Plant Availability, reliability and effectiveness of plant. This includes recognising future improvements and Maintenance requirements and the day to day reliability of equipment and tooling.


* Ensure that Plant is running safely and effectively
* Ensure sufficient Plans in Place to ensure future Reliability of Plant
* Investigate and reduce recurring Plant issues to maximise uptime
* Analysis of Engineering based non standards
* .Complete regular reviews of PPM
* Ensure safe working through method statements and risk assessments
* Implement plant and process improvements
* Control and Understand Engineering spend
* Ensure sufficient spares to minimise downtime
* Understand and comply with Environmental and safety legislation
* Liaise closely with Maintenance and Operations to maximise opportunities during Plant downtime
* Identify Cost savings through Plant improvement and Energy savings


* Degree OR HNC Preferred OR able to demonstrate Technical Proficiency in a Mechanical Engineering Discipline
* A minimum of five years' experience in a relevant Industry


Demonstrable Fault finding and Analytical Ability

Able to coach Maintenance Staff as required on technical Issues

Ability to identify and plan work to avoid unplanned production outages.

Ability to communicate at a technical level with Peers and external experts

Be able to produce technical reports on dangerous occurrences an Plant Incidents

Manage Purchase orders and payment authorization


A sound understanding of complex vacuum systems - Desirable

Knowledge of furnaces and associated controls - Desirable

Knowledge of Plasma arc welding

Pneumatic Systems

Cranes and Lifting Equipment

A knowledge of heat exchangers and Thermodynamics

Be capable of developing risk assessments and method statements

Redesign equipment and implement modern Engineering systems/solutions

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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