We are actively recruiting a Maintenance Technician, with an electrical bias, to join our engineering team on a permanent basis. The role will take responsibility for ensuring equipment availability for production processes through completion of the site identified Planned Maintenance activities and where required.
You will be ensuring a timely reactive response to support technical issues across the site to ensure maximum equipment availability. Contributing to site improvement activities through root cause analysis. All of which will be completed with the highest levels of H&S and food quality in mind.
The position follows a Double Day Shift (06:00 – 14:00 & 14:00 – 22:00) and will be predominantly focused on tasks including reactive and planned maintenance. On offer is a competitive salary, in addition to a fully comprehensive benefits package and a shift allowance to compensate for this shift work involved.
Provide an effective emergency response service for breakdowns within the factory - providing immediate and long term solutions in a timely, safe and cost-effective manner. When undertaking fault finding and diagnostic work, understand and diagnose problems and then implement permanent corrective actions to prevent a recurrence. Working with the equipment users to understand clearly the problems to ensure that sustainable remedial solutions can be implemented Undertaking Planned Preventative routine maintenance across all equipment on the site Identify continuous improvement opportunities and follow these through to implementation where appropriate Undertake meaningful handover reports/notes Proactively involved in undertaking risk assessments Issue permits to work (including immobilisation certificates) as required
Qualifications & Experience
Qualified up to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant mechanical or electrical engineering discipline Successfully completed a time severed apprenticeship in a relevant engineering discipline. Previous experience of working in a maintenance department – preferably within a food manufacturing/processing environment Possess demonstrable multi-skilled engineering experience with a bias towards mechanical engineering Knowledge of PLCs – (Preferably Siemens) 17th Edition Certificate is desirable but not essential to the role Good understanding of work permits and lock off procedures Operational HSE knowledge of health and safety legislation including best practices of COSHH, working at heights, working in confined spaces, risk assessments A true team player and the ability to work with limited supervision Effective problem-solving skills Proficient in the use of maintenance software and MS Office packages including Excel
For more information, please contact Adam Williams (Recruitment Specialist) at firstname.lastname@example.org