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Electrical Maintenance Technician (3x shifts)

Posted 22 July 2024
Salary £47,388.00
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalElectronics
ReferenceJ14879
Job FunctionMaintenance

Job description

​MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our prestigious engineering client, based in Tyne & Wear, with their plans for growth and expansion, by recruiting a permanent Electrical Maintenance Technician to join their team. You will be joining a fast-paced, dynamic company, with an excellent team-based culture and huge opportunities to progress your career. Our client is a major international player in their specialist industry sector and supplies its quality products globally. You will be joining a very secure and expanding business, where you will enjoy a varied working environment, a great team culture and a great new career move.

If you are an Electrical Maintenance Technician, please apply now for an immediate response.

Rewards & Benefits on Offer;

  • 25 days holiday / 8 bank holidays (factory shutdown at Christmas only)

  • 100% attendance bonus payments (£200 twice per year, subject to tax & NI)

  • Pension scheme (employee contributes 6%, company contributes 9%)

  • General Life Assurance cover from day 1 (Death in Service benefit)

  • Westfield Medical cover from day 1 – company pays the membership fee, employee pays the tax on it

  • Comprehensive EAP – hundreds of high street discounts, same-day GP appointments, counselling services etc

  • Workwear and PPE provided

  • Free parking, good transport links locally

  • Subsidised food vending machine onsite (sandwiches, pasties, cakes, noodles, biscuits etc)

  • Free fruity Tuesdays & Wednesdays onsite

  • Regular reward events throughout the year e.g. Easter egg, Christmas hamper, Christmas party etc

Shift Pattern:

  • Monday-Friday, 8 Hour Shifts.

  • 3-Shift System (Early, Back & Night).

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Attend and resolve equipment breakdowns in a timely manner.

  • Follow and improve preventative maintenance plans with the aim of reducing unplanned down time.

  • Ensure the annual PPM schedule is adhered to and completed as required.

  • Ensure that planned maintenance follow up work is recorded and carried out in a timely manner.

  • Support root cause investigations for repetitive breakdowns and to implement permanent solutions.

  • Be involved in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement activities.

  • Assist with relevant project work where engineering involvement is required.

  • Ensure line efficiency is improved through timely repair, maintenance and improvement of equipment.

  • Ensure quality is improved and spoilage is reduced through timely repair, maintenance and improvement of equipment.

About You;

  • Recognised electrical engineering qualification, four-year electrical apprenticeship, with a minimum of City & Guilds part 2 / NVQ level three qualifications.

  • City & Guilds 18th Edition.

  • Proven experience working in a manufacturing maintenance environment.

  • Have the skills to maintain and fault find on electrical and automated systems.

  • Strong methodical approach to problem solving.

  • Experience with PLCs.