Maintenance Technician (Multi Skilled)

Kinetic PLC
South Shields
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Kinetic Recruitment are working with an established company based in South Shields. Due to an increase our client is now looking for a Maintenance Technician to join their team.

Purpose of the Role:

Maintenance Technician

To work with the Maintenance and Facilities, Production Supervision and Production teams to ensure, maximum efficiency of machines. Working initially on a Continental shift basis the individual will be responsible for troubleshooting, investigating and practical maintenance, repair and re-setting of machines to ensure optimum output and lean processes within the manufacturing facility, within a strong established team who operate within a continuous improvement work ethic.

Areas of Responsibility:
Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician, activities include a full range of skills from tool-maintenance to repair/replacement of electrical and electronic circuitry and mechanical parts etc.

Maintenance Technician background preference is for Mechatronic dual skilled individuals would be particularly welcomed and experience gained in a fast moving manufacturing environment is particularly advantageous.

The successful individual will have to use their initiative in solving problems and identifying faults. Having the ability to pick up things quickly and participate within a team is essential.

Working arrangements are currently organised on a Continental Shift Pattern, however, this is subject to change in line with the needs of the business - so the individual will need to be flexible.

The candidate will need to have completed at time-served apprenticeship and be qualified to City &Guilds/ONC/HNC level in the usual engineering fields with a minimum of 3-5 years additional practical experience in a manufacturing environment.

Maintenance Engineering
 Where machine faults occur, identify the root causes deploy corrective action as well as ensuring that preventative and continuous improvement measures, are implemented.
 Identify and implement improvements to be made to existing equipment within the manufacturing facility.
 Participate in the identification, production and implementation of essential documentation needed to ensure consistency of process, products and parts.
 Carry out line change-overs where necessary.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes required for the role:
• HNC Mechatronics
• If HNC Electrical or mechanical Engineering must have additional qualifications in other discipline.

• Fault finding in all engineering systems: Electrical, Mechanical, Hydraulic , pneumatic and metal welding.
• PLC fault finding
• Robot programming and fault finding; Mitsubishi
• Vision Systems: Keyence and Cognex
• Automated machine cell which are HMI driven.
• Health and Safety vigilant.
• Machining skills
• Oven systems
• Conveyors
• Electrode welding technology
• Dry Room systems
• Engineering drawing interpretation.

• 5 years+ Experience of Maintenance /Facility Engineering.
• Flexible shift systems
• Overtime supportive
• High pressure environment i.e. JIT, HVCG, Automotive
• TPM systems
• Kanban systems
• Critical spare systems
• 5S Adherence
• ISO 9001 or TS 16949

Personal attributes:
• Communicate at all levels
• Self-starter and problem owner
• Solution provider
• Effective problem solver
• Team player
• Organised and structured around priorities.

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Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 30 years’ experience delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries.
Kinetic plc treats all applications confidentially and we review all submissions. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities

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