Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
MSS Recruitment
Location
Newcastle
Salary
£31000/annum
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MSS People are working with a global automotive manufacturer based in the North East who require a Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician to join their team.

PURPOSE:

To support the day to day manufacturing operations, by installing, maintaining, improving and repairing equipment and plant services to ensure production efficiency can meet customer requirements within a safe environment. Respond to technical issues affecting production and maintain electrical and mechanical services.

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Always work in a safe and responsible manner following site rules and relevant health and safety legislation at all times
• Attend breakdowns, identify faults and problem solve with minimal downtime to production
• Carry out diagnosis of faults, the maintenance and repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe and timely manner
• Estimate length of time required to complete a job and understand consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales
• Identify and escalate any activity that has potential to cause harm or damage
• Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns through the departmental reporting system
• Ensure all work is undertaken to a high quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations
• Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules
• Carry out PPM schedules as necessary and planned work orders
• Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment
• Work within 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardise, Sustain) methodology to maintain workplace to a high standards
• Contribute to Continuous Improvement activities
• Support and lead improvement activities as necessary
• Undertake continuous training and development
• Required to work shifts and overtime – sometimes at short notice and involving unsociable hours
• Carry out all tasks as deemed reasonable by the maintenance supervisor or T/L

KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• ONC, A Levels, City & Guilds Level 3, BTEC National Diploma Level 3, IVQ Technician Diploma or equivalent NVQ level 3 qualification
• Practical hands on approach to problem solving
• Mechanical, electrical background
• Substantial experience in a high volume manufacturing, preferably automotive

• Previous experience in the automotive sector would be desirable