Lead Equipment Engineer

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£33,000 - £40,000 per annum
Full-time - Permanent
Science and Engineering
25 Feb 2020 - 23:30
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CPI in a nutshell

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work

As the Lead Equipment Engineer you will be responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of the maintenance team. Providing technical and hands on support to maintain and improve the reliability of the equipment across CPI. The Lead Equipment Engineer will coordinate the day to day activities of the engineers and technicians in the team to ensure all maintenance activities are carries out in a safe, efficient and effective manner. The Lead Equipment Engineer will offer innovative solutions at business-unit level for area of discipline, contributing extensively to development and improvement activities, identifying training and development opportunities within team to maximise performance. 

Duties of the role include:

  • To supervise the maintenance teams, ensuring delivery of departmental goals, through appropriate delegation and providing feedback and motivation to team members. This includes providing first line-management support, allocation of resource to ensure project delivery and short term planning of deliverables. 
  • To collect, collate and analyse fault data and, using key performance indicators, provide corrective actions plans to increase availability and mean time between failures.
  • To coordinate technical and engineering manpower on a daily basis, ensuring maximum availability of the equipment across CPI

The person we are seeking

Candidates should be educated to HNC or Foundation degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline with relevant experience or have significant industrial experience at a senior level. 

Candidates will possess significant, technical expertise in maintenance engineering, as well as a compelling evidence of complex technical problem solving. The successful candidate will have the ability to interpret engineering (electrical and mechanical) diagrams and use these to gain an understanding of the operational principles of the toolsets within the facility. Candidates will be able to take responsibility for diverse or complex technical activities where it is necessary to use own initiative and judgement, implementing innovative solutions in complex situations. The ideal candidate will be committed to, and actively seek opportunities to develop themselves within this new and exciting role. 

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.

Additional information

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.

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