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Senior Maintenance Technician

Senior Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Senior Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Industry: Engineering, Food Manufacturing
Reference: 12796_1715702016
Contact Name: Kayleigh Boyland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 May 2024
Job Description

Are you a Senior Maintenance Technician looking for a new opportunity to work with a leading manufacturer? If so, please read on....

Senior Maintenance Technician Benefits:

  • £43,680 pa.
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme.
  • Free parking on site.
  • 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Days Monday - Friday (early finish on a Friday).

Senior Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:

  • To promote and ensure a safe and healthy working environment for employees. Actively support the H&S committee & meetings associated with the site H&S policies & procedures.
  • To provide & oversee the maintenance / repair / routine service of the sites processes, services & equipment in alignment with production & management needs.
  • Ensuring all maintenance / service complies with all the legal, regulatory & H&S requirements.
  • Support the production team in the application of TPM & PPM activities; ensure all activities are completed on time in line with the annual plan.
  • Ensure all paperwork completed in line with the maintenance process/system is accurate & legible.
  • Positively support & drive continuous improvement culture through the production areas with the maintenance team.
  • Support and Conduct operator training as required.
  • Actively carry out continuous improvement activities / initiatives & Kaisen events to maximize productivity. Proactively identify & make recommendations for improvements.
  • Actively support the new product introduction process from an engineering perspective. Attend meetings as required, source equipment/solutions & conduct test & trails / pre-production run when required.

Senior Maintenance Technician Essential Qualifications:

  • Time served HNC/HND (Mechanical and Electrical) with practical engineering supervision / (minimum 2 years) desirable in a manufacturing environment packaging / FMCG / automotive.
  • PLC & Pneumatics control experience essential - ability to design/ modify / build software.
  • Practical approach to modern problem-solving tools & techniques.
  • NEBOSH/IOSH H&S qualifications and wide practical experience desirable.

Senior Maintenance Technician Skill Requirements:

  • Engineering supervisory experience in a 'lean culture' manufacturing environment.
  • Several years' experience as a Maintenance / Facilities in a packaging /automotive / FMCG working environment.
  • Broad knowledge of equipment types: -packaging & processing.
  • Continuous improvement techniques & tools 5s, Kaisen etc.

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