Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Adepto Technical
Cheshire, UK
09 Nov 2019
09 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Permanent - Salary + Benefits + Overtime Opportunity

Our client is a leading Chemicals manufacturer and they are seeking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician on a permanent staff basis to join their organisation. You will be responsible for the safe and effective maintenance of the facility within the scope of the mechanical discipline. Assist with the completion of Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Schedules and the development of forward plans to improve the reliability of critical assets.

To assist the Mechanical Supervisor in the execution of his daily tasks and step up to provide absence cover for aspects of the Mechanical Supervisor's role.

Roles & Responsibility:

* Execute the mechanical maintenance tasks as required, including both planned and emergent work.

* Tasks will include but are not limited to, installation of pipework and fittings, installation of screwed and bolted joints, installation and alignment rotating machinery (pumps, agitators etc.), condition based monitoring, pump and valve overhauls/repairs.

* Identify any parts required, collating the relevant details and where appropriate, contacting the supplier for a quotation.

* Experience of fitting glassware would be an advantage.

* Assist in the development of Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Routines (PMR) and write appropriate routines so that others can carry out the task.

* Contribute to Root Cause Analysis of failures both formally and more generally through discussion with others and the Maintenance Supervisor in order to improve the reliability of equipment.

* Ensure the Mechanical section of the Workshop Tier Board is up to date, clearly identifying both planned and breakdown work, indicating the status and who is working on the task.

* Recommend and monitor workshop spares holding, ensuring any parts used are replenished.

* Record all work in the Computerised Maintenance Management System (MMS) currently MP2 (training will be provided).

* Assist where required in the training of others on site in order to increase the skills and knowledge of the workforce in order to better execute their roles.

* Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner and without harm to others or the environment, in line with Company policies.

* Provide cover for the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor during absences and at other times as required. 5S champion for Workshop, assisting where necessary.

Person Specification:


* NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.

* General good knowledge of maintenance processes

* Good IT Skills - able to adapt to new IT systems


* Served a recognised apprenticeship scheme or equivalent training.

* Experience and knowledge of rotating equipment (centrifugal pumps, mechanical seals etc.)

* Experience and knowledge static equipment (flanges, pipework, valves, PVVs, RVs, flame arresters, etc.).

* Experience in a similar environment, ideally a Top Tier COMAH site.

* Basic knowledge of relevant legislation, e.g. LOLER, PUWER, PSSR, HASAWA, COSHH and DSEAR

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