Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
Solutions Recruitment
Location
Sunderland
Salary
£26184 - £27561/annum Shift Allowance added to basic
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for a superb candidate to join and lead their maintenance team as a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician.

As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for responding to technical issues affecting production and maintaining electrical and mechanical aspects of a range of blanking, progressive and transfer presses and related equipment and machinery.

Salary starts at £26,184 which is 95% of the Maintenance staff rate, moving to £27,561 which is 100% of the staff rate (following completion of the probationary period). This role is based on a 4-shift pattern which adds 40% shift allowance to the basic salary. Overtime is also paid at a competitive rate.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide immediate support in the event of breakdowns
Proactively work to reduce machine downtime
Setting of equipment to meet weekly production requirements.
Isolation and de-isolation of equipment in accordance with the company's procedures to allow machinery to be worked upon safely.
Servicing, maintenance and improvement of electrical and mechanical equipment and services in accordance with current regulations.
Experience of maintaining and interrogating PLC systems (such as Mitsubishi, Omron, Siemens, Fanuc which are currently used on site).
Experience of maintaining and interrogating drive systems (Mitsubishi, ABB and Reliance currently used).
Experience of working and interrogating Robot systems (Fanuc currently used).
Execute PPM and provide feedback to develop systems and procedures.
Prioritise workload with the relevant Team Leader/Supervisor.
Confirm work done into Maintenance Management System complete with technical feedback.
Perfectly 5+ Years in a maintenance department within an industrial manufacturing facility.

The ideal candidate should possess the ability to work safely, efficiently and accurately to prioritise workload, be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative with a clear focus on safety and quality.
A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential. The ideal candidate must be available to work shifts and overtime.

Other points to note are, the right candidate must:

Work and liaise with a range of internal departments and external suppliers.
Where necessary provide input into CapEX feasibility studies.
Adhere to stated policies and procedure relating to health and safety, environment and quality management systems.
Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development.
Liaise with stores control to identify relevant and correct stock items, ensuring all spare parts etc. are booked out in the correct manner.
Work within 5's methodology to maintain the workshop to a high standard.
Must be able to communicate at all levels and have the ability to work as part of a team