Maintenance Technician / Engineer - Recycling - West Sussex

Job Title: Maintenance Technician / Engineer - Recycling - West Sussex
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Arundel, West Sussex
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11266_1517389347
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email: cjones@astutetechnical.co.uk
Job Published: January 31, 2018 09:02

Job Description

Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician / Engineer - Recycling - West Sussex

Location - West Sussex
Salary- £32,000 - £36,000

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Technician to join our client's operations team based at Ford in West Sussex.

Due to continuing business success and growth they now have a fantastic opportunity available for a Maintenance Technician to join their team in Ford, working 47.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekends.

The purpose of the role

To plan, organise and where necessary to undertake preventative, planned and breakdown maintenance to the plant and ancillary equipment. Working with the operational team, the engineering section and with third party contractors providing a safe and efficient service ensuring that Health & Safety is complied with at all times and that all procedures and safe systems of work are adhered to at all times.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • To plan, organise and where necessary to undertake preventative, planned and breakdown maintenance to plant and equipment.
  • To ensure continuous improvement projects are seen through to a successful conclusion
  • To uphold and exceed standards of safety ensuring all work areas are kept tidy by adopting a "clean as you go" approach at all times
  • To be aware of budget and stock control and maintain shift paperwork to the required standards
  • To communicate effectively and in a timely manner
  • To ensure the completion of the PPM tasks and formulate improved maintenance practices.

Qualifications, role specific knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, you will need a formal engineering qualification alongside a proven track record of working within an Engineering environment in a multi-skilled role.

You will also need

Computer literate with knowledge of MS Word, Excel

  • Full driving licence
  • Knowledge of hydraulic/pneumatic systems.
  • Working knowledge on a range of heavy industrial engineering including conveyors, motors, gearboxes, trommels, compactors, shredders, etc.
  • Experience working with low levels of supervision in a high-pressure production environment
  • Experience of PLC control systems and inverter drives

There is a salary of up to £36,000 plus a full benefits package for this challenging role.
If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV to cjones@astutetechnical.co.uk or phone 023 92 288214 and speak to Chris Jones direct.

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