Maintenance Technician – Mechanical Bias (REF:1011)

Job Title

Maintenance Technician –  Electrical bias

Company Details

Our client are a successful and forward automotive manufacturer based in Tyne and Wear. They are a global organisation who supply a specialist product.


To assist the Maintenance Shift Engineer in all aspects relating to mechanical maintenance, with a common aim to reduce down time, and increase availability of the production facility.

Duties will include:-
Work proactively to maintain and repair equipment across multiple areas of the plant.

  • Promptly respond to breakdowns and planned maintenance work.
  • To carry out routine Mechanical Maintenance e.g. Pumps, Filters etc.
  • To work safely at all times observing instructions, procedures, permits, safety systems, lock offs, and other protocols applicable.
  • To assist wherever and whenever possible in safety improvements
  • To maintain plant and equipment both reactively (e.g. breakdowns), and proactively (e.g. PPMs, spares build-up).
  • To systematically establish cause of failure in equipment
  • To identify root causes wherever possible and to communicate with relevant personnel.
  • To work efficiently and expediently in all duties undertaken
  • To communicate all relevant and necessary information with lead technician, maintenance technician, colleagues or others within the organisation.
  • To hand over any work which remains incomplete at the end of a shift
  • To report any non-conformances as observed
  • To record activities as directed
  • To refer to records, drawings, manuals, and other material as necessary
  • To comply with all company policies and rules
  • To work effectively with colleagues and subcontractors




  • Must be educated to a minimum standard of ONC/OND/HND/HNC/NVQ lever3 or equivalent in Maintenance / Mechanical Engineering or be a time served fitter.
  • Must have experience in – Mechanical fault finding, working with bearings and their fitting, cranes and conveyors
  • Must be able to –
      • manage time and information effectively and prioritise given tasks in line with working requirements
      • demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
      • work unsupervised as well as in a team


  • Must be prepared to
      • work at height


  • Would be advantageous to
      • be able to weld and burn
      • be able to machine
      • be able to drive MEWPs / fork lift trucks
      • have experience in crane maintenance
      • have experience of working at height
      • be able to effectively use a computer to basic MS Office applications
      • have experience of AutoCAD


Shifts and Salary

  • Competitive Salary of £33400
  • Bonus
  • Competitive Holidays
  • Pension
  • Private Health Care
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Sickness Scheme
  • Medicash – Benefit Optical/ Dental/ Prescription
  • Medicash Savings Portal – Discounted Cinema Tickets/Discounted Shopping Vouchers/Gift Cards
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Christmas Party and Christmas Gifts

The role will involve working a Continental Shift Pattern shift system, 42hours 06.00am – 18.00pm   18.00pm- 06.00am (4 day on 4 day off) Monday to Sunday for which a shift premium of 22.5% is applicable.


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