2 weeks ago

Mechanical Fitter and Installation Engineer

Dorset 35K - 35K Option to travel abroad Permanent

Job Reference: BBBH59991_1700125641

Key Activities Ferndown

  • Build and test the C&T (Coding & Tracking) machines from general assemblies and piece parts to functionally tested, customer-ready production machinery.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering and Controls department to drive through machine improvements and upgrades.
  • Liaise with the various Supply Chain departments to advise of shortages, changes, or delays.
  • Check compliance and conformity criteria, including floor plans, machine quality and safety compliance.
  • Working under the continuous improvement initiative, undertaking R&D tasks, improving the current machine range, and developing new systems where appropriate.
  • Work with peers within the C&T division, such as electricians, controls engineers, software engineers, and management, to ensure efficient and effective communication flow in all project-related topics.
  • Be a point of contact for management to discuss daily challenges such as production problems, parts fitting, design problems, failures, and successes.

Key Activities on Customer Sites

  • Responsible for the mechanical installation of our newly supplied C&T equipment and machinery.
  • Assist the team leaders with tasks such as electrical and mechanical installations, fault finding, designing and implementing interfaces with pre and post-machinery, and machine sign-off, including arranging and overseeing the acceptance protocol.
  • Work with our customer stakeholders, counter-party suppliers, and C&T on-site team to ensure a smooth installation is achieved from start to finish.
  • Install third-party equipment such as Domino printers/lasers and Flexlink handling systems.
  • Ensure the machinery is installed safely and is compliant with local and international standards.
  • Provide Mechanical training to the customer.
  • Look for opportunities within the customer factories to improve production processes and generate new C&T business. Collaborate on new opportunities with the C&T management team.
  • Cultivate an understanding of coding, labelling, vision systems and Beckhoff hardware and software to enable setup, commissioning and testing of said equipment on-site.
  • Develop a proficient understanding of the different processes and services offered by the Coding & Tracking division.

/ could be Developed
Level 3 NVQ Diploma

Time served mechanically bias apprenticeship
HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Experience Required~5 years experience working within bespoke systems/machine design and manufacture with strong technical knowledge.
Experience of working abroad on customer projects.
Knowledge RequiredA good understanding of Mechanical Design processes, assemblies and manufacturing.Experience installing or building automation machines using PLCs. Vision systems and Coding Systems a strong advantage.
Skills & Aptitudes RequiredPossess the necessary interpersonal skills that will enable engagement with
all levels of the business.

Able to take the initiative of the mechanical build/installation.

Able to communicate effectively regarding matters of a technical nature to customers, stakeholders and management.

Prepared to be flexible on working hours to meet deadlines.

Prepared to work abroad for extended periods when projects require.
Personal Qualities RequiredAble to work alone using own initiative.
A good attitude. Understanding, calm and empathetic towards others.

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