Maintenance Technician

Shorterm Limited
Up to £34000 per annum
19 Aug 2018
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
*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
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