Maintenance Technician

  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to work full time hours from Monday to Friday for our client based in Beaumont Leys.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for Electrical and Mechanical maintenance of all process, packaging and plant equipment

  • Capable of fault finding and problem solving (advanced) - PLC Level

  • Coaching and supporting other Technicians in the team to develop their technical skills

  • Support/lead project initiatives in plant

  • Responsible for co-ordination of contractors and contracts including issuing of PTW

  • Able to analyse data and trends to identify route cause of failures and put in place corrective actions and justifications

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, electrical inspections, electrical testing and adherence to the site electrical policy

  • Responsible for completing specialist tasks including confined space, gas, working at height, once training given.

Experience Required

  • Electrical qualification and experience

  • Level 3 electrical competency standard / Inspection & Testing / 18th Edition.

  • Minimum 2 years proven record of electrical maintenance

  • Experienced in PLC control equipment and SCADA systems

  • A proven record of diagnosing complex control systems issues

  • Experienced in high volume continuous production environment with PLC, pneumatic control with a high mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrate analysis and problem-solving capabilities

  • Excellent influencing, presentation, communication and decision-making skills

  • Proven success of leading maintenance teams in challenging environments

  • Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach

Decision-Making Authority:

  • Identifies and addresses own technical competence gaps

  • Involved in longer term technical development for the plant

  • Proactively develops improvement opportunities and productivity ideas

  • Searches for and drives the development of solutions to problems

  • Supports the site with engineering expertise, leadership of Front-Line Employees and production line knowledge

  • Cost orientated - will identify equipment and line performance improvements through working with other functions and external organisations e.g. suppliers, R&D, planning

  • Reviews maintenance scheme and implements improvements.

  • Reviews product quality information and takes appropriate actions to make improvements

Behavioural Qualities Required:

  • Has a coaching style, can influence peers and others performance

  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks using initiative

  • Strong communication skills

  • Self motivated - results focused to ensure that repairs are carried out in a timely and professional manner and can priorities jobs 'on the run' - completes planned maintenance

  • Strong team player who adopts continuous improvement approach

  • Promotes safe working practices

  • Sets high personal standards for quality of work and level of service provided

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Free on site parking

  • Subsidised canteen

  • Access to staff shop

  • Pension plan

  • Paid Annual Leave

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Please apply with your CV to: Lisa Crispin