Maintenance Technician

Undisclosed Company
Hampshire, Cosham
£20 - £25 per hour
Closing date
25 May 2022

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A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Technician to join our client based in Portsmouth (PO6). This is a temporary role for 6 months, with a possibility for the role to become permanent. Working a rotating shift pattern 6.00am - 2.30pm and 2.30pm - 12.00am, 37 hrs per week Monday to Friday (late shift working Monday to Thursday), paying between £20-£25 per hour depending on experience PAYE only.

**A Drug screening is required for all successful candidates**


  • Support, maintain and improve production equipment to maximise manufacturing availability.
  • Maintain production equipment to ensure maximum uptime target
  • Promptly identify root cause of equipment failure and implement subsequent repair
  • Manage an existing Planned Maintenance system, perform tasks to predetermined schedule, identifying potential operator owned tasks to sustain process uptime & maximise capacity
  • Manage PM system & calibration of production ATE systems
  • Manage gas regulator servicing and repair
  • Identify & ensure sufficient spares are available to provide adequate response time regarding component failure
  • Specify and implement improvements to the production process or equipment to achieve cost, productivity or quality benefits
  • Ensure process, equipment and ergonomic risk assessments are completed where necessary
  • Write technical documents to define procedures, including cell maintenance instructions including defining of TPM schedules
  • Liaise with identified external partners/vendors regarding technical aspects of production equipment and spares
  • Ensuring timely completion of Kaizen ideas
  • Travel for training / supplier visits only, as required

Skills and Experience

  • Sound Engineering background with a demonstrable ability, ideally supported by a recognised Mechanical or Electrical apprenticeship
  • An ONC/HNC in an Engineering discipline would be advantageous
  • Computer literate - experience with MS Office
  • Electrical installation qualification to a Minimum of 17th Edition desirable
  • A minimum of two years' experience in a medium to high volume production environment will be required
  • Practical experience with a hands-on and methodical approach to mechanical and electrical fault diagnosis/analysis with the ability to use diagnostic tools/equipment
  • The ability to communicate effectively with internal customers and external suppliers both on technical matters and general levels
  • Proven working knowledge of assembly automation
  • Previous experience of installation/testing, & fault finding of electrical systems
  • Experience of PLC program and control system interrogation

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