Maintenance Technician

14 November 20222022-11-14
Greater London
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Maintenance Technician  


Up to £40,000 + Car allowance  

3 Week rotating Monday to Friday Shift pattern: 6am – 2pm / 2pm – 10pm / 10pm – 6am  

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to carry out planned and reactive maintenance work in a heavy industrial environment. 

Your responsibilities as a Maintenance Technician will include: 

  • Schedule the maintenance aspects of the plant, by reducing disruption to operations and maximising uptime and availability. 
  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance work in a heavy industrial environment. 
  • Prevent plant breakdowns by ensuring the Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is carried out and is optimal. 
  • Manage inventory and spare parts in line with approved systems. 
  • Analyse causes of unscheduled downtime and drive continuous improvement projects. 
  • Liaise with contractors and third parties to organise specialist maintenance works. 
  • Implement risk assessments for maintenance activities. 
  • Work with engineers and provide leadership to fitters’ mates and apprentices. 

To be a successful candidate for the role you will need: 

  • Level 3 NVQ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. 
  • Trade qualified in MIG and arc welding techniques. 
  • Experience working with electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics and material handling equipment. 
  • Maintenance experience in a fast-paced production process environment. 
  • Experience working with material handling equipment in fast paced production lines - conveyors, baling equipment, low voltage equipment, motors, material handling equipment, plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical separation, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology. 
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills. 

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors. 
Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.