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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Calibration Engineer (DAYS ONLY)

Sheffield, S1, UK
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Company: REED ENGINEERING

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum + quarterly bonus

REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading Engineering & Manufacturing company.

Calibration Engineer

Job Summary
Providing a proactive service to contribute towards reducing downtime, improving plant performance and reliability using preventative and predictive maintenance methods and techniques.
Working as part of a multi-disciplined engineering team to support manufacturing activities across the Sheffield site to achieve business goals. To provide specialist combustion and process control knowledge/expertise as required to support, maintain, develop plant and equipment. To co-ordination and carry out equipment calibrations and surveys to meet the business needs. To work within and co-operate with the development of agreed company policies and procedures including relevant Operational and QA procedures, Health and Safety, Environmental and HR policy and procedures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
* Carry our both re-active and pro-active maintenance tasks, addressing problems/plant faults constructively and accurately.
* Perform combustion and control tasks in line with set PM/TUS/SAT/CAL schedules.
* Take part in the development, creation, and implementation of PPM schedules to achieve maximum machine availability.
* Record daily activities and creation of work orders within a CMMS (Pirana), as well as using the system to assist with any fault diagnosis.
* Attend and contribute towards daily and weekly planned maintenance meetings/plant priority reviews.
* Identify/specify and order critical parts using the companies internal system.
* Contribute towards the control and improvement of critical spares requirements.
* Ensure that all parts required are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary.
* Work with specialist OEM service engineers where required.
* Facilitate lean ways of working to minimise waste and maximise efficiency, ensuring departmental objectives are achieved.
* To participate in training and upskilling activities to help maintain and improve your site and technical knowledge.
* Undertake any other tasks, which are reasonable in relation to the skills, knowledge, and experience.
* Able to perform safety & quality risk assessments and work.
* Adhere to standard safe practices and procedures, environmental and legislative requirements.

Skills, Experience and Qualification
Desirable
* A relevant vocational qualification e.g., NVQ,ONC, HNC, HND, C&G or an appropriate apprenticeship.
* Experience with HV & LV networks & associated switching.
* PLC programming skills - Siemens S5/7, Allan Bradley, Mitsubishi.
* Knowledge of vacuum induction melting principles would be advantageous although not essential
* AMS2750 / RRMS30000.

Demonstrable
* Experience carrying out gas fired furnace TUS, SATs and instrument CALs.
* Good fault finding and problem-solving skills essential
* Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
* A good understanding of gas fired combustion furnaces.
* Good standard of numeracy, literacy and IT / PC skills.
* Problem solving & root cause analysis experience (Fault Finding)
* Ability to prioritise & plan routine work schedules as well as working as an individual and as part of a team
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