Maintenance Technician – Mechanical bias (REF:1513)

Job Title

Maintenance Technician – Mechanical bias

Overview / Company

Established Manufacturer in the Tyne and Wear area are looking for a Maintenance Technician with a mechanical bias, to join their experienced team of Engineers. The company are known worldwide and manufacture a specialist product.
Job Details
Duties will include the following:-

• Complete planned and preventative maintenance on plant and equipment to maximise equipment reliability and performance
• Carry out fault finding, problem solving and establish root cause fixes to address equipment issues
• Maintain ongoing communications with the operations team ensuring they are fully aware of all relevant engineering activities and schedules
• Respond to internal customer needs to maximise production up time according to given priorities
• Record any stock removed from the Engineering stores to ensure accurate stock control
• Complete all necessary documentation ensuring that it is kept accurate and is audit ready
• Identify and recommend opportunities for improvements to promote Health & Safety and/or operational efficiency and effectiveness
• Follow weekly planned maintenance schedule
• Ability to carry out Welding for first fix
• Ability to carry out basic fabrication techniques
• Ability to use workshop machinery
• Ability to repair different types of pipework
• Assist with the safe installation/implementation of machine improvements and projects


• Qualified to BTEC, City & Guilds or NVQ Equivalent
• Time served apprenticeship
• Understanding of lean tools and techniques
• At least 4 years experience in a similar manufacturing sector

• Knowledge of hydraulics
• Knowledge of pneumatics
• Knowledge of conveyor drive systems
• SAP/CMMS knowledge

Salary / Shifts

The hours of work will be a nominal 39 per week and will consist of 12 hour shifts, days and nights,
rotating on a pre-determined cycle.

Service Bonus: Guaranteed annual service bonus of 2% of annual salary.
Annual Incentive Programme: Target 5% (not guaranteed)
Cycle to Work, Childcare Vouchers, Discount Vouchers.
Pension Scheme: Company matches contribution from 3% to a maximum of 6% – operated as Salary Sacrifice.

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