Press Maintenance Techician

11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Press Maintenance Technician
Salary: £26000+ Shift allowance
Hours: 3 shift pattern
Location: Sunderland

We have a great opportunity to join a reputable Automotive company based in Sunderland. If you are a multi skilled Maintenance Technician with a Mechanical bias, or a Time served toolmaker with experience of press who is seeking a permanent opportunity then then this position is perfect for you. Salary will start at £26k. Moving to £27k following successful completion of probation period. This role is based on a 3-shift pattern, which adds 22% shift allowance to the basic salary. Overtime is also paid at a competitive rate.

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

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 company's procedures to allow machinery to be worked upon safely.
- Servicing, maintenance and improvement of electrical & mechanical equipment & services in accordance with current regulations
- Experience of maintaining and interrogating PLC systems (Mitsubishi, Omron, Siemens, Fanuc currently used on site)
- Experience of maintaining and interrogating Drive systems (Mitsubishi, ABB & Reliance currently used on site)
- Experience of working and interrogating Robot systems (Fanuc currently used on site)
- Execute Planned Preventative Maintenance and provide feedback to develop systems & procedures.
- Prioritise workload with the relevant Team Leader/Supervisor.
- Confirm work done into Maintenance Management System complete with technical feedback
- Preferably 5+ years in a maintenance department within an industrial manufacturing facility.

The successful candidate will need to be able to complete the following

- Where necessary provide input into CapEx feasibility studies
- 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.
- Working within 5S methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard
- Communicating at all levels, have the ability to work as part of a team

If you would like to apply for this position please contact Jamie Clarke - -