Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
Roevin Management Services Limited
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£32k - £34k pa
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Manufacturing Technician

If you're a Maintenance engineer working in the FMCG industry who enjoys the mentoring side of your job then this may be the ideal career opportunity for you.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join our client's food manufacturing site in the Midlands. It's a multi award winning site that prides itself on creating and maintaining a great working atmosphere.
You will be responsible for a zone team (3/4 in the team) on a specified shift. Having full ownership of your zone concentrating specifically on performance, health and safety, quality, fault finding and resolution. You will monitor and advice the operators on the shift and as and when a maintenance escalation arises you will be able to demonstrate the correct procedures to correct the mechanical problem.

Below are your principal accountabilities

Key Responsibilities:

The Maintenance Technician's activities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

*Ensuring that the machines in their area operate within the expected parameters.
*Identifying and resolving root causes of machine inefficiencies.
*Identifying trends in the faults being seen and taking appropriate action to resolve.
*Carrying out quality checks driving quality improvements and taking action in a timely way where product is out of specification.
*Carrying out routine maintenance in line with the preventative maintenance plan. This will include stripping, sanitising, lubricating, checking for wear, re-building and re-starting a machine.
*Production tasks may involve an element of directing activities of General Operators, e.g. relocating to other machines.

Experience Required:

*Strong Technical Skills relating to machine operations, fault finding and repair
*Strong Mechanical Maintenance capability/experience with a recognised qualification
*Undertake development programme to learn organisation specific technical and operational competencies and personal effectiveness.
*Can apply previous skills and experience to understand and develop skills in machine operation, fault finding and repair.
*Logical approach to problem solving and proven practical skills on plant equipment.
*Self directed with good planning and co-ordination skills.
*Able to communicate effectively and influence others.
*Desirable - previous factory / food manufacturing work experience.

This is a shift based role that comes with a salary of £34,046 (including shift, handover and communication day allowances).

Working on a continental shift pattern; Rotating 12 hour days and nights. There are also other additional benefits including a defined contribution pension scheme and automatic Life Assurance Cover as well as the option to participate in salary sacrifice schemes, including; cycle to work, buy/sell holidays, childcare vouchers, gymflex, health cash plan and car scheme.