Maintenance Technician

21 May 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, an established and expanding manufacturing business are currently looking to recruit an experienced Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician to work a 3-shift pattern.

The main focus of the role is to minimise breakdown time on all site machinery and equipment, achievable through preventative maintenance completion (PPM's), a proactive and reactive approach, as well as combining a can-do attitude with experience. During equipment uptime your resource will be utilised on improvement projects to further support the maintenance department and teams.

Principal Elements

Wearing supplied safety clothing and using safety equipment appropriate to the task undertaken or the working environment in accordance with the Company's P.P.E. requirements.
Follow SSOW to the letter, regardless of urgency (safety first mind-set)
Carrying out repairs/breakdowns as and when they arise both mechanically or electrically, whilst complying with all Company Procedures including Health & Safety procedures, Directives and department P.P.E. requirements.
Completing PPM schedules of existing equipment.
Uploading jobs completed into our CMMS system for traceability and stock accuracy.
Obtaining and maintaining inventory of spares as used.
Maintenance of our biomass boiler system including some cleaning procedures.
A good understanding of Compressed air safety, generation and use.
Ensuring all work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
Maintaining work area ensuring team works in a tidy hazard free environment.
Reporting accidents, incidents and near misses to Team Leader.
To perform other such duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the role and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.

Key Attributes

Safety First and Foremost.
Self-starter looks for work and is capable of work prioritisation.
Project skills - effective planning capabilities and ability to read and understand plans / Gannt charts.
Ability to interpret and provide simple Engineering drawings.
Pragmatic and methodical problem-solving skills, with a proactive mind-set.
Highly motivated with a can-do attitude.
Team player, comfortable around others, supportive with good communication skills, capable of communicating with all levels in the organisation.
Capable of using own initiative.
Seeks continuous improvement opportunities and drives through until completion.
Inquisitive problem solver applying rationale and experience.
Commitment to the demands of the role and flexible team player.
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work unsupervised
Manual handling training
Be able to work alone or part of a team focusing on existing and new projects / initiatives.
Confident and trustworthy.
Capable and keen to work overtime as and when required.

Essential Knowledge and Experience

(Knowledge and experience needed for satisfactory performance of the job)

Qualified Engineer with a proven background in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Experienced in woodworking production environments. (Homag, Schelling, IMA, Holzher Equipment knowledge would be advantageous)
Able to report out daily shift repairs / PPM's unsupervised.
Basic Literacy and numeracy qualifications


Experience with ERP systems, CMMS - Agility (training provided on our systems)
Full driving license and own transport.
CB FLT license, MEWP and confined space trained.
First aid trained
PLC knowledge - Omron, Allen Bradley.
18th edition
Time served with HNC / HND in an engineering discipline
All Microsoft office tools, Excel, word, Power-point, Outlook

The Package

Salary dependent on experience plus a generous shift allowance
X6 death in service
Employee Assistance scheme
Group Income protection
Staff purchase discounts
Enhanced pension where employer will pay up to 11% contribution

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