Mechanical Technician

Major Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Major Technical are currently looking for a Mechanical Technician for a major client of ours in Rotherham.

Our client is a global supplier focused on a wide variety of carbon, alloy and stainless steels meeting the needs of demanding applications around the world.

Recognised experts in engineering steels technology, manufacture and applications through high quality electric arc steel-making, world class re-melting facilities and established mill processing capabilities.

A bit about the role:

  • Reporting to the team leader / shift engineer assisting in the efficient operation of the mechanical function. Following routine planned maintenance schedules, reporting of duties and responding to breakdowns
  • Provision of reactive and preventative maintenance to mechanical plant of a heavy engineering plant.
  • Working to a good standard of health and safety in a team working environment

Working pattern:

  • Shift based

Week 1 - 3x 12 hour days 08.00 - 18.00

Week 2 - 5x 8 hour days 07.00 - 15.00

Week 3 - 1x 8 hour day followed by 3x 12 hour nights

Week 4 - 5x 8 hour days 07.00 - 15.00

  • Ability to work with cross functional groups

Health and Safety:

  • Ability to follow Safe working procedures
  • Aware of basic risk assessment and able to at point risk assess / identify hazards
  • Working at heights
  • Isolation and Immobilisation systems
  • Demonstrate a good all round level of Health, safety and environment awareness specific to the role

To be successful within this role you will ideally have:

  • Recognised Mechanical apprenticeship (HNC level or equivalent)
  • Mechanical experience of heavy manufacturing industry (advantages)
  • Maintenance of Gearbox's and coupling systems
  • Use of mechanical equipment, specialist tools, lifting equipment for example
  • Fault finding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Mechanical maintenance of handling equipment, pumps and pipework systems
  • Crane maintenance
  • PPM systems / inspections and condition monitoring
  • Equipment / spares strip down and rebuild - bench fitting / refurbishment work
  • Basic hydraulic, welding and pipefitting
  • Good level of problem solving awareness
  • Reporting of PPM activities and breakdowns
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping awareness and standards
  • Experience of adhering to SWP's, risk assessments, procedures and permit systems
  • Team working, worked within a team and / or capable of self-direction

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive basic salary and package - £34271.66 (including shift premium)
  • Good pension scheme - 16%
  • Generous holiday entitlement - 40 days
  • Various retail discounts
  • Opportunity to be a part of a friendly and supportive team

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