Maintenance Technician

  • Location
    Windermere, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £14.00/Hour
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-022019-49654

My Client is currently seeking a Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician to assist in the day to day maintenance of the Site.

We are looking for a time served craftsman with academic qualifications in an electrical or mechanical discipline, where some experience of instrumentation, PLC control systems, fitting and fabrication would be advantageous.

The main duties are to support the Engineering Manager to proactively maintain our process plant, carry out preventative maintenance, and react quickly to plant breakdowns for prevention of downtime. Evidence of involvement in process improvement and project work will also be of interest to us.

Previous Experience within a similar position is required; the main tasks of the position are;
* To safely maintain, in working order, all manufacturing equipment on site
* Perform and develop preventative maintenance schedules, in conjunction with the Engineering Manager in order to minimise breakdowns.
* Produce reports on performance of systems as required.
* Assist with on going revision of a library of all instrumentation manuals and drawings
* Provide out of hours cover for all breakdowns, on a rota basis with other maintenance and operations staff
* Supervise and OEM contractors with installation work as required from time to time
* Ensure adequate spares are held on site to minimise mechanical breakdowns
* Recommend changes to control strategies to increase the efficiency of production of site
* To assist the mill with the implementation of project work
* Co-operate at all times with other departments in matters relating to production, technical and quality assurance. To assist with all members of the maintenance department to contribute to an overall reduction of mechanical and electrical downtime


The position will be Monday to Friday, 07:45 to 16:10, (15:10 on Friday).
Some out of hours cover will be required for breakdowns.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Tracy Clement