job detail: Maintenance Technician Ref: 4215

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Vacancy detail:    
Job ID:   4623
Job title:   Maintenance Technician Ref: 4215
Job type:   Permanent
Contract type:   All job types
Posted in category:    Production / Manufacturing
Job location:    North East Area
Salary:   Excellent Salary
Job description:  

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Job Title: Maintenance Technician (specialising in electrical)


Overview of role:

Our client based in the Northeast is currently looking for a Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for the maintenance of all packhouse equipment and mechanisations as part of a team, ideally biased towards electrical.

Shifts are 5 days out of 7, covering primarily Tuesday-Saturday (12pm-8pm)



Carry out preventative maintenance programmes on all equipment ensuring they are kept to high standard and always ready for use, including wrapping machines, labellers, refrigeration plant, robotics etc.

Work closely with the Pack house management to ensure all maintenance work is prioritised correctly and carried out in a timely manner.

Assist in the sourcing of parts, following up on parts deliveries and overseeing that incoming parts are fitted as soon as possible when delivered.

Establish and maintain an efficient stock of essential parts, using good stock control techniques.

Maintain accurate, up-to-date maintenance documentation, following good documentation practices and keeping management updated on maintenance progress on all sites.

Ensure any breakdowns or problems are resolved quickly and efficiently as possible, using the resources available.

Being part of a callout service at weekends if required and forming part of a rotating shift pattern.

Assist with any 3rd party contractors in carrying out their duties on site as and when required.

Oversee that repairs to equipment carried out by 3rd parties off-site, are fully traceable and repairs are sent out and returned as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Maintain Health, Safety and Hygiene standards in accordance with Company rules and regulations.


Required/ Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

A sound mechanical and electrical knowledge

Strong troubleshooting/ problem solving skills

Self-motivated and the ability to work in a team

Good verbal and written communication skills

A high level of technical ability

Knowledge of basic Microsoft packages

A high level of flexibility in relation to working hours

A recognised qualification in Electrical Installation (preferable industrial)

Several years’ industry experience in a similar role

Ability to weld (preferably stainless steel and aluminium) and carry out small amounts of steel fabrication

Full driving licence

Previous experience in the food industry and knowledge of the specialised machinery that are in use within a modern Pack house


If you are interested in the above role, please email your CV to reference 4215. At The Recruitment Bureau, we respect your privacy. Your CV will not be forwarded to a client company without your consent.

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