SAP Reliability Engineer

SAP Reliability Engineer 

West Auckland 

Full Time / Permanent

Do you want to work for a company who...

  • cares for its employees & customers in equal measure?
  • is serious about sustainability & the environmental impact of its products & processes?
  • can provide a long-term future & personal development for those who aspire?

If yes, then read on to find out more about the job on offer at Smurfit Kappa

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SAP Reliability Engineer 

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the role holder will use the SAP PM (Plant Maintenance) module within SAP to organise and maintain SAP PM work orders, oversee, and participate in the upkeep of the SAP-PM structure and provide continuous improvements to the Preventive Maintenance program.  You will also support the Engineering department on a day-to-day basis with contract management, team management, and annual Engineering compliance schedules.

Main Duties

  • Coordinate Preventative Maintenance activities to minimise machine downtime whilst maximising maintenance opportunities.
  • Coordinate all Engineering statutory checks.
  • Update and create Maintenance Plans, Maintenance Items and Task lists.
  • Build detailed job plans in conjunction with the Engineering team.
  • Manage materials as they pertain to preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance work orders.
  • Plan and schedule all preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance activities in conjunction with the Engineering team.
  • Manage parts procurement for all preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance activities in conjunction with the Engineering team.
  • Control and coordinate the development of Engineering Risk Assessments, Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Manage, coordinate, and schedule contractor activities in the performance of preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance activities. 
  • Support the Stores Coordinator to manage and control the maintenance spare parts inventory.
  • Maintain an effective auditing process of completed PM, ensuring follow up and review of completed PM in conjunction with the Engineering team to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Support, and lead where required, Zero Loss and root cause analysis activities.
  • Responsible for the release and distribution of all preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance works orders for the forward plan. 





Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Significant experience with a CMMS system, preferably SAP PM (Preventative Maintenance) and SAP MM (Material Master) but training will be provided as required.
  • Experience working within a fast paced Manufacturing Engineering department.
  • Knowledge and understanding of maintenance processes.
  • A strong mechanical/electrical aptitude is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of tools.
  • Strong oral, written, presentation and organisational skills.

What's on offer...

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 statutory) as standard
  • Contributory pension scheme (plus ad hoc access to independent financial advice)
  • Training & development
  • Free on site parking
  • Employee Assistance - 24/7 free & confidential support to both you and your family
  • Access to on site mental health and wellbeing support
  • Regular health assessments (role dependent)
  • Cycle to work scheme

Who are we?

We are a market-leading manufacturer of sustainable paper-based packaging. We care deeply about the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, the communities in which we operate, and the service provided to our customers. 

We have an incredibly loyal and capable workforce who we invest time in developing and encourage to reach their full potential; and you too could become a valued member of our ‘family’.

We strive to create a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and succeed. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences and welcome applications from all communities.   

We are:

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.
  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.

To find out more about the hiring organisation please search for 'Better Planet Packaging Europe'.

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Closing Date for Applications


Darlington Road
West Auckland
DL14 9PE
United Kingdom

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