Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Undisclosed Company
Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
12 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Manpower UK
Job Type

My client is a leading global name in the Chemical Materials sector, with a long heritage of pioneering technologically advanced products.

This exceptional organisation currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician in the Engineering Department, near Cambridge, UK. The site is a key operational facility comprising of a manufacturing and packaging plant, warehousing and support services.

The Mechanical Maintenance Technician will be someone with a mechanical bias to join our maintenance team to service the Production and Packing departments, minimising plant down-time and improving site efficiency

Key accountability will include:

  • Mechanical maintenance/installation of site processes & services.
  • A level of electrical work to support mechanical maintenance.
  • Complying with all relevant regulations and safety procedures.
  • Maintenance / Fault finding / Repairs / installation to production plant, services and equipment, as well as testing of site safety systems. Ensuring compliance with the current pressure regulations and site safety regulations to current standards.
  • Assist in the continuity of supply for utility services to the site.
  • Maintain regulatory equipment for insurance inspection. Support the process to ensure that all inspections are carried out at set intervals.
  • Ability to fabricate various parts and components using a wide range of materials and mechanical equipment.

Knowledge and experience required:

  • The Job Holder will have served a four-year recognised mechanical apprenticeship, with a minimum of City & Guilds part 2 / NVQ level three qualifications.
  • Proven work experience in a Maintenance Environment or equivalent.
  • Ideally Chemical Sector experience, if not, pharma, biochemical or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems (e.g. SAP).
  • Be aware of specialised safety aspects such as DSEAR / ATEX and Pressure Systems.
  • Understanding of regulatory and statutory Engineering requirements.
  • A positive communicator with a "can-do" attitude and continuous improvement focused mentality.
  • The ability to work quickly and safely under pressure.
  • Great team working skills, problem-solving techniques and the ability to manage a varied workload and change.

It is a great time to join this business as they continuously strive to improve efficiency, effectiveness and deliver on customer promises.

My client offers an excellent benefits package, including a defined contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, a guaranteed annual payment and a non-contractual Incentive Compensation Scheme after qualifying period.

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