Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
Shorterm Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Up to £34000 per annum
Posted
19 Aug 2018
Closes
21 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Maintenance Technician

Location: Stoke

Industry: Automotive

Salary & Package: £34,000 + Overtime + 25 Day's Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays + Pension Scheme

Shifts: 3 Shift Rotation

Major Job Objectives
*Manage the communication process between Maintenance and other business functions, in particular Production.
*Support the nurturing of a work culture that fosters growth, trust, honesty, empowerment and mutual respect utilising the ABRI Management and Cooperation Principles.
*Maintain a healthy and safe working environment.
*To be a professional, proactive, and productive representative of the Maintenance Team.

Main Activities

*To ensure production targets and quality objectives are met by contributing to the effective maintenance of all plant machinery and equipment.
* To work as part of a team responsible for meeting quality, cost and timing targets within the role.

Specific Tasks/Measures

*Diagnose and rectify equipment problems quickly and efficiently
*Investigate permanent solutions to equipment problems
*Plan and implement equipment improvement
*Ensure that all processes meet health and safety requirements and that procedures are followed
*Carry out planned maintenance work
*Contribute to the improvement and development of the planned maintenance system
*Contribute to cost reduction projects
*To maintain a safe working environment and actively support the continuing development of a safety culture
*To work flexibility and carry out additional duties as requested
*Assist in the management of maintenance stores

Decision Making Duties

*Stop production/working practice on identification of unsafe working conditions.
*Stop production/working practice on identification of non-conforming product/process or practice.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience

*Understanding of automotive manufacturers practices
*Good, sound engineering background I.e. an understanding of manufacturing processes (automotive experience an advantage
*Basic knowledge of business and quality systems in the automotive sector
*Comprehensive understanding of equipment mechanics / limitations etc.
*Able to understand modern engineering philosophies for example Kaizen, Poke Yoke, JIB, Muda, 5's, standardised work, FMEA, ISO14001 etc.
*Knowledge of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
*Good Numeracy and Literacy skills
*3 years post qualification experience
*Ability to manage conflicts and differences of opinion and still achieve objectives
*Sound understanding of health, safety and environmental issues.
*Excellent verbal and written communicator at all levels of an organisation
*Self-motivated
*Practical Problem Solving techniques
*Team player
*Time management and planning skills
*Knowledge of standard IT software including Word and Excel

Required Qualifications

*BTEC Certificate Engineering, City & Guilds Electrical Installations Parts I & II or equivalent.

If interested or know of anyone suitable, in the first instance please call Daniel Baker on 0121 309 0313 or alternatively email your latest CV to
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82851802

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