Maintenance Technician

Brambles Holdings Ltd
Trafford Park
29 Mar 2018
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Purpose:

To maintain plant and equipment in good working order and implement continuous improvements in line with all plant priorities.

Major/Key Accountabilities:

  • Breakdowns and PPMs within the plant, ensuring that health and safety within the entire plant is a priority. Report to supervision when work requires weekend planning.
  • Equipment to include, but not limited to: chain and roller conveyors, motors and gearboxes, paint booths, stackers, shuttles, tipper tables, and vaccum aided lifting equipment.
  • Involved in continuous improvement projects.
  • Maintain and issue and control, plant and equipment spares and consumable stocks.
  • Organise the repair and overhaul of all powered hand tools.
  • Continually seek ways to improve all processes and procedures in practise relating to the maintenance of equipment, in line with health and safety processes.
  • Proactive approach to work, looking for getting things right the first time, and contribute with ideas.
  • Ability to prioritize, work under pressure and make decisions when required.
  • Issue work permits and management of contractors, up to a Technician level.
  • Overtime flexibility highly desirable.
  • 3 shift pattern. Although nights could be swapped by afternoons or mornings according to business needs with reasonable notice given. (Cover other people holidays, sickness or training).
  • Measures:
  • Methodical
  • Proactive
  • Thorough
  • Intuitive
  • Broad understanding of maintenance practices & processes

Authority/Decision Making:

In line with local authority levels - via Maintenance Team Leader


  • Multi-Skilled (50/50 or electrically biased)
  • Ability to resolve problems in a calm and safe manner.
  • At least Level 2 or similar in an electrical discipline.
  • 17th Edition wiring regulations. (Not essential)
  • City and Guilds, apprenticeship, HND, HNC or similar in an engineering-related discipline. (Not essential)
  • Proven experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment with practical skills in electro-mechanical repair and maintenance. Good and methodical fault finding skills
  • Efficient and flexible approach to work.
  • "First time right" mentality.
  • Effective ability to influence and deal with other departments.
  • Methodical and thorough style of working.
  • PLC programming Allen Bradley, desirable but not essential.
  • Willing to learn fabrication skills. In house training provided by CHEP.
  • Happy to abide by H&S rules, permit to work systems, Lock Out Tag Out, etc.
  • Able to communicate in English both verbal and in writing.
  • Interested in development and progression within 3 - 5 years to a supervisory role

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