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Mechanical Shift Engineer - Nights

Posted 14 days 17 hours ago by Mars International

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University and College Jobs
Devon, Plymouth, United Kingdom, PL1 1
Job Description

Job Description:

Mechanical Shift Engineer - Mars Wrigley - NightsPlymouth

£34,000 - £42,000 (Base salary/ Shift Allowances Inc) + Bonus

Monday - Friday 10pm - 6am

Wrigley is proudly part of Mars, Incorporated, the company behind some of the world's best loved brands. In 2016, Mars combined its Chocolate and Wrigley businesses to create Mars Wrigley. Mars Wrigley's confectionary portfolio includes Chocolate brands such as SNICKERS , M&M'S , GALAXY , MALTESERS and TWIX , as well as Gum and Mints like DOUBLEMINT , EXTRA , ORBIT , 5 and Fruity Confections including SKITTLES and STARBURST . Mars Wrigley is just one of Mars' diverse global businesses, which also includes Petcare, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience.

The purpose of a Mechanical Engineer is to maintain conditions of operating equipment by repair or replacement of failed components, troubleshooting and repairing routine mechanical problems on assigned equipment, conduct preventative maintenance on various manufacturing and packaging equipment, document WO's/PM's using computerised maintenance management system, support Operations in equipment setup and adjustments to centerline operational output of assigned equipment, participate on MSE teams, train operators in AM activities, and conduct Breakdown Analysis

What are we looking for?

  • Proven experience in diagnosing and fixing mechanical issues within an FMCG environment

  • Ability to troubleshoot various competencies: Pneumatic, Basic Hydraulic, Machining and Mechanical Systems on all Process and Packaging Equipment with minimal guidance.

  • You'll be very hands-on with a self-driven attitude that works well with people and can prioritise workloads with ease.

  • Suitably qualified in a engineering discipline supported by relevant experience.

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Capable of troubleshooting, repairing and overhauling equipment within close tolerances.

  • Perform routine mechanical problem-solving on process & packaging equipment.

  • Perform Preventative Maintenance (PM's) on Process & Packaging Equipment with minimal guidance.

  • Support Operations in equipment setup and training of operators in Autonomous Maintenance (AM) activities.

  • Document Work Orders (WO) using SAP-PPM Plant Maintenance logging and completing maintenance activities on a daily basis.

  • Effectively communicate with Operators, Peers, Supervisors and all levels of management on a daily basis.

  • Demonstrate Engagement in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Theory and Concepts through participation in Pillar Teams, training fellow Technicians/Operators in Autonomous Maintenance (AM) activities to include conducting Breakdown Analysis (BDA's).

  • Understand and adhere to Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO) Procedures, Confined Space Procedures and all other Plant Safety/Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements related to supporting machinery uptime.

  • Complete risk assessment / permit to work and formulate method statements to assist in safe undertaking of any activity.

  • As a Team, properly maintain and ensure efficient and effective repairs of equipment in a fast paced, high production work environment, while prioritizing multiple mechanical/electrical and administrative tasks.

Key Functional Competencies & Technical Skills:


  • Possess a fundamental understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings in order to solve problems in a timely manner.

  • Ability to troubleshoot basic pneumatic and mechanical drive systems at the component level on all assigned equipment, i.e. sorting systems and palletizing robots.

  • Willingness to develop required technical skills in welding, basic machinist and fabrication skill sets.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.
  • Free on site parking - benefit from hassle-free and convenient commuting with complimentary parking.
  • Discounted Staff Shop & Access to on-site Staff Gym.
  • On-site Staff Canteen
  • An attractive benefits package, including an 6% performance bonus, pension scheme up to 9% employer contribution, private medical care and life insurance

  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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