Maintenance Technician - Mechanical / Electrical

Maintenance Technician - Mechanical / Electrical

Job Title: Maintenance Technician - Mechanical / Electrical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff
Industry: Industrial (Warehouse & Manufacturing)
Reference: HQ841_1654879039
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 June 2022
Job Description

Vibe Recruit's client based in Pontypridd is looking to recruit a Maintenance Technician to carry out maintenance activities to equipment, site processes & services in-line with manufactures / legal recommended interval & standards.

This is a full time position on a permanent contract.

Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities

  • To provide & oversee maintenance / repair of the sites processes, services & equipment in alignment with production & management needs
  • To support the production team in the changing over and set up of all machinery
  • Support the production team in the application of TPM & PPM activities
  • Ensure all paperwork completed in line with the maintenance process / system is accurate & legible
  • Positively support & drive continuous improvement culture through the production areas
  • Support Risk Assessments & all H&S improvement activities
  • Assist with the installation of new plant / process installation
  • Be responsive to support production needs for maintenance & breakdown repair in line with priorities set by the Production Manager / Supervision
  • Support & carry out operator training as required
  • Support & follow the maintenance spares system / stores
  • Sharing experience, best practice, relaying all relevant knowledge & information with colleagues
  • Demonstrate good house keeping
  • Ensure PPE is maintained & used as prescribed
  • Be flexible in approach to work to support the production needs, be able to work shift & cover over time when required.
  • Any other duties as required by the Facilities Manager

Qualifications - Minimum

  • Time served apprenticeship with practical experience (minimum 5 years post completion of apprenticeship) in a manufacturing environment packaging / FMCG / automotive.
  • Minimum C&G craft qualification - mechanical or mechanical / electric. Target ONC mechanical or mechanical / electric qualifications
  • PC literate
  • PLC & Pneumatics control experience
  • Good communication skill & attitude
  • Practical approach to modern problem-solving tools & techniques

Qualification - Desirable

Five Years' experience as a maintenance technician in a packaging /automotive / FMCG working environment

  • Qualification HNC in mechanical engineering or Mech / Elec
  • Time served
  • Knowledge / experience of mechanical / electrical PLC & Pneumatic systems
  • Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement techniques & tools 5s, Kaisen etc.
  • 17th / 18th Edition wiring regulations
  • Experience of statistical process control (SPC) & modern problem-solving tools techniques

Minimum Skill Requirements

  • Supervisory experience in a 'lean culture' manufacturing environment
  • Broad knowledge of equipment types: -packaging & processing
  • Awareness of modern technology
  • Good communication skills & attitude
  • Team player
  • Flexible - able to work shifts & cover over time when required
  • Competent & self-motivated
  • Leadership Skills

Hours of work

Monday - Thursday 08.00 - 16.30 Friday 07:00 - 12:00

For more information please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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