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Maintenance Technician

Closing date
22 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Technician to join our client based in Portsmouth (PO6). This is a temporary role for 6 months, with a possibility for the role to become permanent. Working a rotating shift pattern 6.00am - 2.30pm and 2.30pm - 12.00am, 37 hrs per week Monday to Friday (late shift working Monday to Thursday), paying between £20-£25 per hour depending on experience PAYE only.

**A Drug screening is required for all successful candidates**


Support, maintain and improve production equipment to maximise manufacturing availability.
Maintain production equipment to ensure maximum uptime target
Promptly identify root cause of equipment failure and implement subsequent repair
Manage an existing Planned Maintenance system, perform tasks to predetermined schedule, identifying potential operator owned tasks to sustain process uptime & maximise capacity
Manage PM system & calibration of production ATE systems
Manage gas regulator servicing and repair
Identify & ensure sufficient spares are available to provide adequate response time regarding component failure
Specify and implement improvements to the production process or equipment to achieve cost, productivity or quality benefits
Ensure process, equipment and ergonomic risk assessments are completed where necessary
Write technical documents to define procedures, including cell maintenance instructions including defining of TPM schedules
Liaise with identified external partners/vendors regarding technical aspects of production equipment and spares
Ensuring timely completion of Kaizen ideas
Travel for training / supplier visits only, as required
Skills and Experience

Sound Engineering background with a demonstrable ability, ideally supported by a recognised Mechanical or Electrical apprenticeship
An ONC/HNC in an Engineering discipline would be advantageous
Computer literate - experience with MS Office
Electrical installation qualification to a Minimum of 17th Edition desirable
A minimum of two years' experience in a medium to high volume production environment will be required
Practical experience with a hands-on and methodical approach to mechanical and electrical fault diagnosis/analysis with the ability to use diagnostic tools/equipment
The ability to communicate effectively with internal customers and external suppliers both on technical matters and general levels
Proven working knowledge of assembly automation
Previous experience of installation/testing, & fault finding of electrical systems
Experience of PLC program and control system interrogation
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