Maintenance Technician- Fixed Term Contract

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary £45,000 per annum
LocationSouth Shields
Job type Interim
Industry Sector Technical
Job FunctionMaintenance

Job description

MTrec’s new career opportunity

Our clients are specialists in their market sector, they are looking to appoint a Maintenance Technician on a fixed term contract until December, the position will be day shift.

The Job you’ll do

  • To work as a member of the maintenance team supporting Engineering & Production department carrying out breakdown & preventative maintenance to ensure a speedy response to maximum efficiency of machines for optimum output.

  • We are looking for an articulate, self-confident, and determined individual who will make an early positive contribution to the running of the department and with the potential for future continuous development.

  • Provide maintenance support to production by ensuring a fast and efficient response to equipment problems.

  • Carry out maintenance on all equipment.

  • Escalate any issues with maintenance within the agreed timeframes of the department to the relevant people.

  • Carry out regular preventative maintenance activities in accordance with the maintenance schedule.

  • Maintain correct and accurate document records in line with the maintenance activities carried out.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and implement suitable solutions.

  • Provide support to onsite engineering projects.

  • Provide engineering solutions to reoccurring incidents of equipment problems.

  • Recognise spares and part requirements.

  • Carry out ad hoc duties as when required which may not be listed above to meet business needs.

  • Be flexible in approach and hours to meet maintenance demands (including weekends where necessary).

About You

  • Educated to ONC/HNC level in an engineering discipline or equivalent (qualified by experience also considered).

  • Must have a maintenance background (both mechanical and electrical) with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

  • Ideally with a working knowledge of PLC and familiar with fault finding.

  • Experience of working within a high-volume manufacturing organisation.

  • Quick understanding of complex situation and implementation of corrective actions.

  • Must be a team player and be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work and conflicting priorities.

  • Problem solving skills are required, as well as an ability to communicate issues and corrective actions to management.

  • IT skills including all MS office and engineering related.

  • Fault finding/route cause analysis skills.

  • Self- starter, flexible approach and capable of managing own workload.

  • Project management skills.

  • Experience in major overhaul / repair techniques would be advantageous.

The Rewards and the Benefits

  • Fixed term contract until December.

  • Competitive Pay

  • Day shift