Maintenance Operative

Posted 18 March 2024
Salary Up to £38000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
Specialism Engineering & Manufacturing
Expiry 17 April 2024

Job description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Salary : £38,000 per annum

About Us: Our Client is a leading packaging company committed to innovation, quality, and excellence. They are dedicated to delivering top-notch products to their clients and partners worldwide.

Position Overview: They are seeking a skilled Maintenance Technician to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for fault diagnosis and repair of both electrical and mechanical systems, ensuring safe working practices, conducting routine maintenance, and providing technical support to various projects. If you have a passion for troubleshooting, working collaboratively, and making a difference in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you.

Main Areas of Responsibility:
* Conduct fault diagnosis and repair of electrical and mechanical systems
* Follow safe working practices and complete risk assessments
* Identify root causes and resolve issues promptly
* Perform Planned Preventative Maintenance tasks as per schedule
* Identify maintenance spares required and coordinate with suppliers
* Provide technical support/input to projects and initiatives
* Perform routine maintenance, repairs, fabrication, and troubleshooting on production equipment
* Conduct tool repairs and basic engineering duties in the Toolroom (e.g., machining, turning, bench work)
* Collaborate effectively with production staff
* Assist outside contractors during equipment installation or servicing
* Maintain awareness of safety hazards and ensure a safe working environment
* Assist in basic tool making under the guidance of the Tool Room Supervisor

Key Performance Indicators:
* Timely completion of fault diagnoses and repairs
* Effective implementation of Planned Preventative Maintenance tasks
* Efficient coordination with suppliers for maintenance spares
* Quality technical support provided to projects and initiatives
* Smooth operation and maintenance of production equipment
* Effective tool repairs and engineering duties in the Toolroom
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
* Ideally, experience working within an extrusion manufacturing environment
* Apprentice trained with relevant qualifications (e.g., 18th Edition, Safety trained)
* Qualification in manufacturing engineering or equivalent experience
* Proficient in VFD's (Motor Controller) and PLC's (Programmable Logic Controller)

* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Creative approach to troubleshooting and maintenance
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Commercial awareness and cost-conscious mindset
* Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
* Enthusiastic attitude towards work and continuous improvement
* Innovative thinking to enhance maintenance processes

If you are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role in a forward-thinking company, please submit your application, including your resume and cover letter, detailing your relevant experience and qualifications.

Time Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.