Maintenance Technician MEAS68260

Location
Measham, Swadlincote
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
25 Jul 2018
Closes
22 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has an extensive network of 18 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,800 people.

They are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, Bison Precast.

Their product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

They represent exactly what they do and have always done. Their purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping their customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, they continue to lead their industry in terms of standards and safety.

They are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team in Measham in the position of Maintenance Technician.

The Role

  • Responsible for carrying out daily routine plant inspections, following up on feedback from other inspections, supporting key activities and ensuring subcontractors are deployed effectively and liaising between maintenance and operations to ensure planned works are carried out with minimal risk and impact.
  • To support the Shift Craft to ensure craft numbers on shift are maintained at their correct level. This will mean short term shift changes and some weekend work when required.

The Candidate

  • Daily inspections – Create and carry out standard plant inspections creating issues logs and ensuring observations translate into maintenance activities that resolve the issues. Liaise with operations daily to ensure daily shift checks are completed, feedback is entered into the maintenance planning system and issues are acted upon.
  • Recurring issues – Work to identify recurring issues, analyse, prioritise and work to remove root causes
  • Projects – Support project implementation, liaising with maintenance staff and subcontractors to ensure that scheduled work is carried out in line with plan and that all safety related expectations are fulfilled
  • Subcontractors – Ensure that subcontractors are booked in using the prescribed methods and accompany them where required. Liaise with subcontractors and operations to ensure that plant and facilities are made available as agreed and that any risk or impact is identified and mitigated.
  • Plant reliability – Ensure a structured approach is used to develop the reliability of the plant and equipment on site ensuring best practice is applied to maintenance regimes with clear and well-defined tasks, methods, tools analysis, and checks applied throughout and implemented in planned activities
  • Maintenance planning – support the planner and the stores person to ensure that any scheduled maintenance activities are well structured and that kits of parts and standard work instructions are available in advance
  • Maintenance systems – Support the implementation of a computerised maintenance system, interacting with the system as required and ensuring that the key tasks required by the site are structured and added to the system
  • Emergency response – support operations and maintenance when major breakdown occurs with hands on repair activities
  • Management - Support maintenance manager in day-to-day activities, deputising in their absence
  • Sustainability - Ensure that the HS&E elements of the maintenance operation are followed and appropriate risk assessments are in place (in-house and subcontract)

Training/Qualification

  • Appropriate engineering qualification to C&G or ONC/HNC/HND/Degree level

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