Mechanical Maintenance Technician

20 September 20222022-09-20
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Mechanical Maintenance Technician


Excellent Salary plus benefits

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for planning, organising, and undertaking corrective and reactive work and deliver improvement projects leading to increased plant reliability and cost reduction.

Your responsibilities as a Mechanical Maintenance Technician will include:

  • To deliver the Planned Maintenance (PM) schedules as defined by the site maintenance plans, working to a high standard and in a cost-effective manner
  • To complete the Planned Maintenance inspections as defined by the site maintenance plans in a safe and effective manner.
  • To plan and deliver corrective and reactive work, ensuring that tools, parts and materials are available and production downtime is minimised whilst also upholding and exceeding standards of safety ensuring that all work areas are kept tidy by adopting a ‘clean as you go’ approach at all times.
  • To ensure that all plant and equipment on sites is modified and improved, as necessary, to maximise equipment availability and performance whilst still achieving output levels required to meet production demands.
  • To complete dynamic risk assessments where necessary to ensure that safe working practices are upheld, and risks reduced.
  • To be aware of stock control and maintain shift paperwork to the highest standard, to complete condition reports and other documentation as defined by the maintenance strategy.
  • To undertake assessments of malfunctioning equipment and provide advice to the site management team to assist and influence decision making.
  • To undertake engineering project work and assist with new installations or refurbishments.
  • To update and administer the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
  • To contribute to problem solving workshops, providing engineering expertise to identify root causes of failures and subsequent improvement actions.
  • To attend daily operational review meetings, providing updates on Planned Maintenance compliance, live defects, and ongoing improvement plans.

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

  • You have completed apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3) in appropriate engineering discipline.
  • You have experience working within a processing, manufacturing, or similar environment.
  • You have knowledge of CMMS systems, purpose, and functionality.
  • You have a good understanding of a proactive maintenance strategy and condition monitoring.
  • You are numerate and literate with the ability to produce basic reports and management data as required.

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.