Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 080420211039
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Archers Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £32,320 to £34,320
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • The daily maintenance and improvements of Process Plant, Equipment, Site services and Buildings
  • Involvement in preventative maintenance systems, mainly in mechanical discipline, but also electrical (up to level of competence) when required
  • Maintain records/electrical drawings/information in an accessible and organised manner
  • Identify/specify/source spares/parts for ordering
  • Assist in the design, specification, selection of parts/equipment/suppliers and implementation of projects
  • Liaise with Production Departments to ensure maximum machinery availability and assist with specific calibration activity
  • Organise own workload according to site priorities
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and pass on skills and knowledge to others
  • Instigate and participate in ongoing continuous improvement initiatives. Identify and action engineering improvements to safety, performance of production machinery and the site services
  • Ensure individual commitment to meeting both the engineering and company objectives and work towards improving the profitability of the sites
  • Responsible for becoming familiar and complying with all site and engineering safety procedures - should by nature risk assess all activities prior to commencing work
  • Ensuring all departmental KPI's are constantly being improved.

Essential skills:

  • General machining, fabrication and welding
  • Understanding engineering, electrical and pneumatic drawings/schematics
  • Knowledge of safe working practices, relevant codes of practice and legislation
  • Experience working with a CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)

Essential experience:

  • Detailed underpinning of operations and engineering
  • Working within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to interpret data effectively
  • Basic understanding of planned maintenance activities and the requirements for planned maintenance

Essential qualifications:

  • Time served apprenticeship within engineering
  • City and Guilds level 3 in engineering documentation and control
  • 3-5 years direct experience in a similar role within a manufacturing / maintenance environment / process industry.