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Mechanical Maintenance Technician (multi skilled)


Tyne and Wear

£28,000-£35,000 including shift allowance






Company Description

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for our client who are specialists in their market sector. They are recruiting for a permanent Mechanical Maintenance Technician (multi skilled), if you have a mechanical maintenance background and also have electrical skills this role could be ideal for you.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Work as part of a team to maximise OEE ensuring all looms run to optimum efficiency, productivity and quality.
  • Maintain all safety aspects of the looms and associated equipment.
  • Ensure planned and preventative maintenance activities are carried out in line with the maintenance schedule.
  • Ensure corrective actions are robust and carried out in a timely manner.
  • Respond to, fault diagnose and repair general machine breakdowns reporting back to the Engineering Manager.
  • Work with the team to ensure accurate start of up of new machines.
  • Record and document all maintenance activities, spares usage and routine inspections.
  • Assist the wider team with machine overhaul, machine build and machine commissioning.
  • Contribute to and lead on continuous improvement and development projects.
  • To provide support and supervision as necessary for contractors working on site.
  • Ensure a high standard of safety and housekeeping is maintained including the wearing of relevant PPE, reporting of accident and potential hazards.
  • Adhere to Company Health & Safety Regulations at all times.
  • Ensure implementation of the Company Equal Opportunities Policy at all times.
  • Ensure all procedures are adhered to and a high level of Customer Service is maintained.
  • Provide flexibility in supporting other departments as and when required.
  • Comply with the Environmental Management ISO 14001 & Quality Management ISO 9001 systems.
  • Carry out any other duties as deemed necessary and reasonable by management.

The Person

  • 3-5 years experience working in a similar role within manufacturing.
  • Proven experience of maintaining process equipment within the manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment participating or leading in improvement projects.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, minimising machine downtime.
  • Experience working to a planned and preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Time served mechanical maintenance technician with an element of multiskilling preferred (electrical).
  • HNC / HND in Mechanical/Electrical/Process engineering discipline or a recognised Apprenticeship in Engineering supported with a City & Guilds or NVQ qualification.

The Benefits

  • Permanent role.
  • Excellent pay rate.

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