Mechanical Maintenance Technician

£38k - 42k per year + Benefits
07 Sep 2018
07 Oct 2018
Specialist Area
Engineering, maintenance
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical and Electrical Engineer (£38,000 - £42,000)

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Rugby and Lutterworth.

The Person will possess strong technical skills and has performed maintenance in industrial environments. They will support Level III service technicians, troubleshoot problems, will be able to manage outside contractors, be on call for emergencies, ability to handle multiple projects and daily activities, and meet time lines. Finally, the Tech will develop plans on how to accomplish departmental and distribution goals.

What this job involves

  • Maintain and troubleshoot conveyor systems and related electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Maintain a safety-first culture by promoting and driving safe work practices timely training, best practices as well as delivering rewards and recognitions to promote safe behaviour.
  • Implement Preventive Maintenance programs
  • Ability to maintain, and troubleshoot basic power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting systems, transformers, and wiring methods and materials
  • Ability to, maintain, and troubleshoot basic relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components-- photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, tachs, and encoders
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationships across all levels in the organization
  • Ability to provide enriched feedback to enhance individual performance

Physical Demands:

  • Lift and move items up to 49 pounds each
  • Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
  • Occasionally push and pull wheeled dollies loaded with products up to 100 pounds
  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists
  • Walking in the SC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
  • Ability to climb ladders and gangways safely and without limitation
  • Ability to work in construction /distribution environments that may be noisy, unlit, unheated, not air-conditioned
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours
  • Able to access all areas of building (ascending and descending ladders, stairs, etc.)

Operational Support & Customer Service:

  • Promoting and conduct good housekeeping practices
  • Dedicated to supporting production by working in a safe, customer focused manner
  • Must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric

Sound like you? To apply you need to be:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field (country specific)
  • Continental Shifts Ability to work all days and shifts, including overtime (24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation, including holidays)

Experience and proficiency in the following areas:

  • Mechanical Principles
  • Electrical principles (Desired not essential)
  • Blueprint and electrical schematic reading
  • Preventative maintenance procedure
  • PC literacy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree from a vocational school or college with a focus in the Mechanical or Electrical field, or four year apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field
  • Able to manage, lead, and influence others on the team
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize many different projects and workload
  • IPAF qualification (Desired)

£38,000 - £42,000 p/a with excellent benefits

If this role is of interest pleas apply with your CV or call Jamie on 01745 772218