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Electrically Biased Maintenance Technician

Vacancy Details

Location:
Gateshead
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Circa £35,000
Posted:
14/05/2019
Job Reference No:
4042

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THE COMPANY

Are you tired of working weekends? Are you ideally looking to secure Monday to Friday work? Are you ok working a 3 shift pattern? If the answer to these questions is yes, then Westray Recruitment Consultants has a fabulous opportunity to secure a permanent role working as an Electrically Biased Maintenance Technician within an FMCG environment.

The Electrical Maintenance Technician will in the main be providing reactive maintenance to equipment such as ovens, mixing & dispensing machines, conveyor’s, packaging equipment, etc.

This is a permanent role from day one and involves working an initial 2 shift system, but could transfer to a 3 shift system 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am rotating. Although not compulsory there is an opportunity for readily available overtime paid at enhanced rates.

Candidates must have experience carrying out planned and reactive maintenance and have a background within sectors such as FMCG, Aerospace, Automotive, Plastics, Food or Production led environments. This role pays circa £35K depending on experience.

THE ROLE

  • Providing planned maintenance activities within a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Repairing and maintaining a host of semi-automated and automated machinery.
  • Providing reactive maintenance to equipment such as ovens, mixing & dispensing machines, conveyor’s, packaging equipment, etc.
  • The ability to work with PLC`s and deliver fault finding activities.
  • To deliver a wide variety of electrical duties including cabling & wiring, fault finding and improvements.
  • To showcase a high degree of multi-skilling and be comfortable delivering mechanical duties.
  • To systematically establish the cause of failure in equipment.
  • To identify root causes wherever possible and communicate with relevant personnel.
  • Maintaining a safe and tidy working environment.
  • Ensuring health & safety regulations are followed.
  • Completing the actions arising from root causes.
  • There will also be an on-call element to this role.

THE EXPERIENCE

  • Must have served a recognised electrical apprenticeship.
  • Ideally holding 18th Edition.
  • Experience working with flow wrap machinery
  • Be able to work at pace within a high volume production role.
  • Must be flexible, self-motivated, and be able to investigate, troubleshoot, locate and repair faults.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, independently and as part of a team.

THE CONTRACT

This is a permanent position working an initial 2 shift pattern 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm rotating. In periods of peak production, this could transfer to 3 shifts including 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am.

THE SALARY

The salary for this role of Electrically Biased Maintenace Technician is paying circa £35K per annum.

POINT OF CONTACT

Please get in touch with our Engineering Manager Tony Hutchinson for more details, he is contactable on 0191 492 6622 or on [email protected]

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