Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

  • Location

    Caerphilly, Wales

  • Sector:

    Permanent Division

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28750 per annum

  • Contact:

    Simon Purchase

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Mechanical Technician Starting salary £25,000 plus 15% shift allowance (£28750 no weekends)

An opportunity to join a successful manufacturing company that has experienced sustained growth of the past 15 years. Involved in producing items for some of the best-known food outlets in the UK, the role offers a structured development program to develop your knowledge and enhance your career.


* To maximise the department machines' output and maintain the manufacturing processes within the designed specification.

* To work with other team members to continuously improve manufacturing performance.

Key responsibilities

* Provision of engineering and operational support to a manufacturing area

* Machine setting, to achieve product specification and performance

* Maintenance of automated inspection systems

* Fault finding and corrective action

* Machine inspection

* Responding to minor breakdowns

* Preventative maintenance

* Major breakdowns

* Preparation of sub-assembly

* Other tasks as reasonably requested by the Manager


Qualifications required

* A formal qualification in appropriate subject ONC/HNC, BTEC/City and Guilds in an Engineering Discipline/apprenticeship


* Knowledge of high speed and/or food processing / packing machines /paper production

* Machine setting

* Fault finding and problem solving

* Plc, pneumatics, robotics desirable

* Adaptable and able to connect with others

* Team orientated/ collaborative

* Able to operate & take decisions independently/ enjoys autonomy

* Self-assured/ credible

* Flexible