Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbridge, Caerphilly
Industry: Automotive
Reference: ZMechTec_1559808413
Contact Name: Carla White
Contact Email:
Job Published: 06 June 2019
Job Description

Mechanical Technician


Salary up to £35000

Must be willing to work a 3 shift pattern

Role and Responsibilities of a Mechanical Technician


  • 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.
  • Provide breakdown support and PPM within a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Carry out maintenance duties on a wide range of automated machinery to machinery and continual process improvements.
  • Maintain log repairs and of completed preventative maintenance in CMMS.
  • Play an integral part in the elimination of downtime through equipment improvement or through planned predictive maintenance.
  • Assist with the ongoing development to machinery and continual process improvements.

Qualifications/ knowledge:

To be considered for the Mechanical technician role, the following is essential:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience post qualification with proven mechanical l skills.
  • Working knowledge of Vision systems, torque control systems, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • 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

Experience of the Mechanical technician

  • Practical hands on mechanical maintenance experience gained in a busy environment
  • Knowledge and experience in CNC machines
  • Knowledge/experience with CNC machine servicing
  • Installation of CNC machine components including ball screws, gearboxes, axis linear rails.
  • Experience of fault finding

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