Mechanical Maintenance Technician

DescriptionMechanical maintenance technician required to join a large, secure, and well-respected manufacturer that has recently undertaken a multi-million-pound investment and expansion
The company has 10+ sites across Europe and has circa 4,000 employees
Their turnover is over £1billion and they have a close to 10% market share for their products across Europe.
The role will involve working days Monday to Friday with a focus on long-term preventive maintenance to improve the efficiency of equipment
You will investigate and diagnose issues to root cause working closely with the maintenance and manufacturing teams to take equipment offline at an appropriate time and return it to full operation in a timely manner
There will also be an ongoing involvement in project work
Hours of work will be 8am-4:30pm Monday to Thursday and 8am-2pm on a Friday.
As the mechanical maintenance technician, your responsibilities will include:
Restoring and overhauling equipment
Focusing on long-term preventive measures and operational efficiency
Assisting with breakdowns as required
Ensuring work tickets are entered on completion of work into the computerised maintenance management system [CMMS] including entering any follow-up work that needs to be scheduled
Completing basic machining tasks as required [lathes, drills, grinding, milling, etc.]
Undertaking daily inspections and completing routine checks
Monitoring site services
Completion of handovers
Contributing to a successful engineering spares and stores function
Adhering to health and safety policies and procedures
To apply for the mechanical maintenance technician position, you will need:
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment - preferably in a heavy, industrial setting
A time-served apprenticeship
Strong technical knowledge particularly relating to gearboxes, pumps, bearings, rotating equipment, etc.
Experience in working with lifting and slinging equipment is desirable
Good problem-solving skills
Experience in working with a computerised maintenance management system
Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written formatsIn return, the mechanical maintenance technician will receive a salary of £34,500 + pension, paid overtime, etc
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Salary Min34500Salary Max34500Contract TypePermanentSalary TypeAnnumAdded22dID902476