Maintenance Technician




Closing Date: 31st December 2022


Maintenance Technician wanted.

Maintenance Technician Required

Location: Radway Green, Crewe, Cheshire

Overview: Our highly prestigious client, who are the largest defence contractor in Europe and are one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies, have an exciting vacancy out of their site in Radway Green Crewe for a Maintenance Technician.

The role will initially be on an 18 month fixed term contract however there is potential for a permanent contract at the end of the term.

As a Maintenance Technician your main responsibilities will include:

• Working to company safety guidelines

• Setting/Operating/Maintaining volume production machines of which produce high quality components (The role is 80% operating/production and 20% maintenance)

• Ensuring the quality of production using statistical process control and following written standard operating procedures and risk assessments are carried out

• Achieving set volume production targets

• Maintaining the machines in line with preventative maintenance schedules

• Reacting to resolve immediate mechanical breakdowns

• Recording machine performance using the companies Smart Factory data collection system for measuring performance and overall equipment effectiveness

• Taking part in company safety, quality and performance programmes

Essential skills required as a Maintenance Technician:

  • Time served apprenticeship (HNC, HND, BTEC or equivalent)
  • Experience in a Mechanical Engineering field

Desirable skills required as a Maintenance Technician:

• Experience with operating and/or maintenance of power presses or experience in automated assembly equipment

• Holding an up to date power press safety qualification

• Basic understanding of statistical process control

• Fork lift truck licence or mobile equipment platform licence

• Basic understanding of IT systems

• Willingness to work overtime if required

What we're also looking for in a Maintenance Technician is the ability to work autonomously without the need for direct supervision, but also as part of a team

Hours of work:

• Monday to Friday 06:00/14:00 which rotates to 14:00/22:00 the following week

Package on offer:

• Earning potential of £42,550 (Including shift allowance)

• 33 day holiday (Including 8 days bank holiday)

• Company sick pay

• Free shares incentive

• Up to 14% company pension (Employee/employer contribution combined)

• Potential permanent contract after the initial 18 month term expires

• Cycle to work scheme

• Onsite parking

An excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Technician



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