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Reserve Automation Maintenance Engineer - Gatwick Mail Centre - (RH10 9AA)

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    £34712 - £41082

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    about 3 hours ago

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  • Client:

    Royal Mail Group

Job Description

Salary: From £34,712 p.a. up to £41,082 p.a.(dependent on experience) . This shift pattern also attracts a shift allowance of £374.53 per month.

36.5 hours per week - Full time. This is a Reserve role covering other Engineers when on Annual Leave/Sick etc. The role will cover early, late and night shifts. A high degree of flexibility is required. When not covering Annual Leave/Sick etc. the shift times will be 7:00 - 15:00.

We are looking to offer Permanent Contracts.

Reporting to the Engineering Team Coach on a rotating shift basis, you will be responsible for performing corrective/preventive maintenance tasks compliant with Asset Care Schedules and recognised diagnostic procedures to resolve automation asset faults and breakdowns.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Perform day-to-day delivery of maintenance tasks, specifically preventative/predictive maintenance, and corrective maintenance and conduct performance improvement initiatives.

  • Provide effective and efficient support to the Plant Engineering Manager, Maintenance Team Leader and Engineering Team Coaches, including input into the compilation of end of shift reports, root cause analysis, fault logging and data entry.

  • Identify the root cause of automation faults/breakdowns and prioritize corrective actions to meet operational processing objectives in association with team leaders, making full use of the relevant central support systems.

  • Monitor and review day-to-day equipment performance and improve automation outputs in partnership with operations.

Candidate Description

Qualified in electrical and mechanical engineering (minimum ONC Electrical Engineering - or equivalent), you will have experience of working as part of an effective maintenance team through a period of considerable change and investment in technology.

With a detailed understanding of Health & Safety legislation you will have first-hand experience of maintaining automation equipment, ideally Programme Logic Controllers (PLC), along with a flexible approach and the ability to communicate complex issues effectively.

Application Description

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Employer Description

Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a 'one-price-goes-anywhere', universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.

Our market is changing, but as one of the UK's leading companies we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.