Maintenance Engineer ex Navy

Sigma Recruitment Limited
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are hiring Royal Navy mechanical or electrical technicians / engineers to join a leading manufacturing company who has invested over £100 million pounds in their Cardiff plant over the last 12 years. The company directly employ over 600 staff and several hundred sub-contractors in South Wales.

They offer excellent benefits such as a healthcare plan, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme vouchers, life cover, pension contribution (5%) and 25-days holiday + 8 bank holidays. You will also benefit from a competency based pay structure which will give you the opportunity to increase your salary as your skills develop.

As the maintenance technician, you will work within a large maintenance engineering team playing a key role in keeping advanced production equipment running efficiently. You will have a voice in the maintenance team and your opinions and ideas will be valued. Responsibilities will include: -

  • Repairing and maintaining production equipment.
  • Responding to break-downs to minimise disruptions to manufacturing.
  • Implementing the plants proactive maintenance programme.
  • Maintaining detailed maintenance records using a maintenance management system.
  • Supporting continuous improvement activities.
  • Working in a safe manner, taking a proactive approach to health & safety.

To be a successful maintenance technician you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Electrical of mechanical engineering qualifications
  • A background in mechanical or electrical maintenance with "on ship" experience.
  • Positive attitude with the desire to learn new engineering skills.

In return, the maintenance technician will receive a salary of £27,000 - £34,000 per annum, plus the benefits mentioned above. You will typically work a 4 on 4 off continental shift pattern.

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