Maintenance Technician

25 April 2024
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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A Maintenance Technician is sought by a global automotive components manufacturer, based at their Burton-upon-Trent plant on three rotating shifts.

The Role:

  • Maintenance of the assembly equipment and facilities as and when required
  • Respond to breakdowns on the assembly equipment on an urgent basis
  • Recording and analysing data from equipment failures
  • Liaising with and working with outside contractors
  • Planning and carrying out Planned Preventative Maintenance activities
  • Assist operations in improving uptime on equipment using problem solving techniques
  • Working on bespoke assembly fixtures and conveyor systems, utilising knowledge of pneumatics, electrics, PLC systems (Siemens) and robotics
  • Flexible and willing to work in any area/shift, and support opposite shift when required

There is also scope for this role to be a Senior Maintenance Technician responsible for two Technicians on the shift pattern with a higher salary if you have supervisory experience.

The successful Maintenance Technician will have the following:

  • Experience in a similar maintenance role in the automotive sector
  • Time-served apprenticeship with relevant qualification Level 3 or HNC, or equivalent
  • Proficient with Siemens PLCs, fault finding and writing / structuring new programs
  • 18th Edition certification is beneficial
  • Ability to identify and eliminate health, safety, ergonomic and environmental hazards

The following skills and experience are preferred but not essential:

  • Certified skills: Fanuc robot controllers, MEWPs / working at height and forklift truck licence.
  • Experience of managing others
  • Use of CMMS for tracking and controlling at maintenance activities
  • Capable IT skills with MS Office Suite including Outlook, Teams, Excel

Benefits package includes:

  • Excellent salary
  • Shift allowance 25% of base salary
  • 34 days holiday, rising to 38 days with service + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Excellent training
  • Free onsite parking
  • Three rotating shifts: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am
  • 38 hours per week

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