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Mech/Elec Maintenance Technician – West Midlands

Maintenance Engineer working closely

Positions available are:

4 on 4 off

42 hours per week (paid an average 42 hours per week due to the shift pattern)

Monday to Sunday 06:00-18:30pm Days only.

Shift allowance 8.14% per week

Rotating Shift pattern.

42.5 Hours per week

Morning Shift – Monday to Friday 06:00am-14:30pm

Afternoon Shift – Monday to Thursday 14:00pm – 12:30am

Night Shift Monday to Thursday 20:00pm-6:30am.

Shift allowance 13.44%

About our opportunity

Working as a key member of the maintenance team, the post holder will support the continued production of their allocated shift by performing reactive maintenance duties with the ability to have good fault-finding methodology. Performing set maintenance tasks in line with Planned Maintenance schedules. Participate in new machine and plant installation. Have a Team Work Ethic and show flexibility when your presence is needed to support.  Working to current safe working procedures and work instructions.  Ensuring compliance in all areas to meet customer quality standards, whilst promoting a safe working environment. 

What you will be doing

  • Promoting a positive Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Culture throughout the business.
  • Conduct and provide guidance and support in the development of risk analysis, developing SOP’s and improvement plans.
  • Perform a range of electrical activities 3 phase knowledge and methodical fault-finding abilities to support continuous production performance.
  • Perform a range of electrical activities such as electrical installations, repairs and renovations, covering pumps, motors, electrical circuitry and instrumentation inclusive of PLC knowledge.
  • Responsibility for wiring of high value equipment.
  • Work to scheduled planned maintenance tasks and ensure they are completed on time. 
  • To participate positively in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping and plant hygiene
  • Authorised to stop plant or machinery in circumstances where safety of personnel or contractors is at risk or the damage to plant is a possibility.
  • To buddy new employees to share knowledge of the job and plant
  • Keep Maintenance/performance records

About you

  • Previous experience of factory work or physically demanding environments with electrical and mechanical qualifications relevant to the machinery and plant on site.
  • Previous experience of working on heavy machinery and plant involving 3 phase and PLC knowledge.
  • Able to read instruction manuals and circuitry and mechanical diagrams including PLC’s and interpret to correct issues and faults.
  • Electrically and mechanically competent and time served.
  • Experience of having actively participated in team briefings or involvement in continuous improvement and new plant installations.
  • Able to work flexibly across shift patterns

Job Purpose

Working as a key member of the maintenance team, the post holder will support the continued production of their allocated shift by performing reactive maintenance duties with the ability to have good fault-finding methodology. Performing set maintenance tasks in line with Planned Maintenance schedules. Participate in new machine and plant installation. Have a Team Work Ethic and show flexibility when your presence is needed to support.

Working to current safe working procedures and work instructions.

Ensuring compliance in all areas to meet customer quality standards, whilst promoting a safe working environment. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To take responsibility for their own and others safety through safe working practices
  • Perform a range of electrical activities 3 phase knowledge and methodical fault-finding abilities to support continuous production performance.
  • Perform a range of electrical activities such as electrical installations, repairs and renovations, covering pumps, motors, electrical circuitry and instrumentation inclusive of PLC knowledge.
  • Responsibility for wiring of high value equipment.
  • Hold and relevant qualifications to support in a mechanical biased making them a Multi Skilled Team Member.
  • Work to scheduled planned maintenance tasks and ensure they are completed on time. 
  • To participate positively in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping and plant hygiene
  • Authorised to stop plant or machinery in circumstances where safety of personnel or contractors is at risk or the damage to plant is a possibility.
  • To buddy new employees to share knowledge of the job and plant
  • Keep maintenance/performance records
  • Maintain excellent timekeeping and attendance 

Key Deliverables

  • Work with the shift team to deliver performance and ensuring the maximisation of output
  • To work in a safe and appropriate manner conforming to company health and safety policy
  • Report any defects to the Supervision and Planning Co-Ordinator with you as the Job holder having the ability and responsibility to stop production if you believe there is a health and safety issue.
  • Ensure all daily and periodic checks are completed in line with Planned Maintenance schedules.
  • Work with the maintenance team and the planning co-ordinator to ensure essential spares are maintained by recording usage.
  • To ensure effective handover of area between shifts and that all machine defects are captured and actioned.
  • To constructively participate in toolbox talks
  • Flexible in their approach to ensure cover on other shifts when needed.
  • Participate in larger projects and new plat installations, by their attendance at weekends or during plant agreed downtime.
  • Mentor and on-board new team members.

Experience/Qualifications/Skills

  • Previous experience of factory work or physically demanding environments with electrical and mechanical qualifications relevant to the machinery and plant on site.
  • Previous experience of working on heavy machinery and plant involving 3 phase and PLC knowledge.
  • Able to read instruction manuals and circuitry and mechanical diagrams including PLC’s and interpret to correct issues and faults.
  • Electrically and mechanically competent and time served.
  • Experience of having actively participated in team briefings or involvement in continuous improvement and new plant installations.

Personal Characteristics

  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Use their initiative
  • Constantly striving to achieve high standards
  • Able to take instructions
  • Willing to try new things and ways of working
  • Learn from their mistakes
  • Loyal to the business and each other
  • Happy to help their colleagues by showing flexibility.

Special Requirements

Able to work flexibly across shift patterns

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