Shift Technician - Coventry (continental shift pattern)

12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The main purpose of a Shift Technician is to improve the reliability of key production equipment through specialist engineering knowledge. Responsible for preventative maintenance and electrical testing, including advanced fault finding and problem solving.

You will work on a specified shift. However, you may also be required to work on other shifts. Your direct Line Manager will be the Maintenance Manager with a day to day reporting line to the Maintenance Coordinator. On occasion you will be asked to perform the duties of a Maintenance Coordinator in their absence.

Carrying out planned or preventative maintenance using mechanical and electrical skill set

  • A key focus of the role is on development of proactive fault prevention and continuous improvement activity
  • Operate in accordance with the site environmental management system
  • Coaches' equipment best practice to front line employees. Both on the line and in the classroom
  • Support/lead project initiatives in plant
  • Provide engineering leadership to the shift when required

  • Electrical qualification and experience
    • Walkers Level 3 electrical competency standards including C&G 2394/C&G 2395/17th Edition
    • Minimum 2 years proven record of electrical maintenance
    • experienced in PLC control equipment and SCADA systems
    • A proven record of diagnosing complex control systems issues
  • Experienced in high volume continuous production environment with PLC, pneumatic control and a high mechanical aptitude
  • Capable of fault finding and problem solving (advanced) - PLC level
  • Basic Welding skills preferred but not essential
  • Proven record in structure problem solving such as APS, 5Why or similar
  • Active in Lean culture QCDM, GEMBA as applicable to their current role
  • Has a coaching style, can influence peers and other FLE's performance
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks using initiative
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated - results focused to ensure that repairs are carried out in a timely and professional manner and can priorities jobs 'on the run' - completes planned maintenance
  • Strives to achieve KPI targets, for maintenance, line performance and waste reduction
  • Strong team player who adopts continuous improvement approach
  • Promotes safe working practices
  • Sets high personal standards for quality of work and level of service provided

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