Reliability Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 627170738-2
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: WR Engineering
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £40,000 to £44,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Maintenance & Reliability Engineer - £40,000-£44,000 - Luton

Maintenance & Reliability Engineer required to join a well established and organically growing team working for a global renowned manufacturer in Luton.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful Maintenance & Reliability Engineer will be responsible for improving equipment reliability to minimise breakdowns and will identify preventative maintenance activities, implementing new technologies to support improvements to reliability.

The Package:
Salary - £40,000-£44,000
Pension 10% company contribution
Working Hours - 08:00-16:30 Monday-Friday
25 days holiday + bank holidays

Key Responsibilities

Analysis of machine reliability history to identify weak points in equipment for improvement.
Lead Root Cause Analysis of machine failures to improve equipment reliability (Breakdown Elimination).
Development of maintenance programs to define required preventive maintenance activities to improve equipment reliability.
Utilise metrics on performance of the maintenance department to drive a Continuous Improvement focus across the department.
Ensure reliability thinking is incorporated into new equipment (Early Equipment Management).
Integration and implementation of new technologies to support improvements to reliability.
Work closely with maintenance planning to optimize preventive maintenance programs and activities.

The successful candidate will have served a recognized engineering apprenticeship.
A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a manufacturing/maintenance environment.
Excellent Communication and Organizational Skills.
Good Computer skills, Microsoft office, CMMS software (API Pro).
Project management experience a benefit.
Experience with Lean Manufacturing Principles.WR Engineering are the recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy