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Graduate Plant Engineer

  • Job reference: 927682
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 13/09/2019

***Great opportunity for a Graduate Plant Engineer in Ross-Shire***

Job Role

Work closely with production and engineering to maximise plant availability and develop and deliver improvements in maintenance and plant efficiencies.

Key skills & Requirements

  • Must hold a minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Manufacturing Discipline - Mech or Elec
  • Have relevant engineering experience gained in a manufacturing environment.
  • A results-oriented employee who sets challenging goals and achieves results, whilst prioritizing tasks and overcoming obstacles.

Key competences

  • Evaluates, generates and implements problem-solving solutions. Has the ability to analyze situations systematically and make effective decisions.
  • Initiates and develops relationships with and gains the confidence and cooperation of people within and outside the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas and information clearly at all levels. Has the ability to adapt style and listens to and values different opinions.
  • Continuous Improvement: Constantly measures for the effectiveness of processes and strives to meet more difficult objectives. Generates new ideas and manages change effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  • To promote health and safety awareness amongst the employees and contractors.
  • Ensure compliance with all the clients polices and guidelines and ensure appropriate risk assessments and working systems are in place.
  • Planning and internal coordination of operations
  • Establish and implement safety procedures, identify and review safety issues, and review safety and accident reports and assist in corrective actions.
  • Ensure safety and environmental compliance of plant and personnel
  • To contribute to the ongoing development of a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) System for the site and ensure all (PPM) is completed safely, cost effectively, on time and to a satisfactory standard.
  • To work along with the Maintenance Manager to provide a service that ensures all mechanical and electrical equipment is running to its optimum performance; react in a timely manner to breakdowns.
  • To maximise availability of all mechanical and electrical equipment through continuous improvement and improve equipment efficiencies

***If you are interested in this position send your CV to***

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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