July 6, 2021
Nr Sandy
Job Type
Job Code
£40,000 per annum
Contact Name
Julie Hutchins


We are recruiting for a Site Maintenance Technician for our client based near Sandy, Bedfordshire. The focus of this role is to deliver a world-class service in a fast-paced environment to delight our customers and grow our business. The Engineering function is key to the success and continued improvement of our site operations.

In this role you’ll be responsible for coordinating and conducting all routine preventive and reactive asset maintenance to ensure safe operation and equipment reliability to meet production demands and ensure work is completed safely according to company and legislative standards, to the required quality and workmanship in the time allotted.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Ensuring all site manufacturing and equipment is fully compliant with respect to technical safety legislation, testing and inspections

Tracking, analyzing and reporting asset reliability performance and issues to identify maintenance and equipment improvement needs

Leading on asset and equipment technical issues, resolution through fault finding and problem solving with the support of manufacturing resources, OEM’s and contract service providers

Identification of critical spares, ordering and maintaining inventory to agreed stock levels

Maintaining site and equipment housekeeping in compliance to agreed standards

Supporting capital project plans including site preparation work, equipment installation and commissioning, technical training and planning and scheduling of asset life-cycle plans.

Site capital project lead with responsibility for all aspects of project delivery supported by Group Engineering

Hands on technical support for site improvement initiatives

To be successful in this role you will need to be a fully qualified Electrical /Mechanical maintenance technician, accredited to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 or BTEC. You should have experience of PPM implementation, delivery and control with a demonstrable background in a maintenance environment.

Other essential attributes include good working knowledge of continuous improvement/operational training excellence such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Root Cause Problem Solving techniques and experience gained within a fast paced, multi-shift manufacturing environment. You should be competent in the use of Microsoft, particularly Excel, with the ability to handle purchasing, stock control and supplier communications via a variety of business systems. SAP experience would be advantageous.

We’re looking for a candidate who has a genuine interest in people with well-developed listening and communication skills with a proactive approach and strong prioritization skills. This is very much a ‘hands-on’ role and candidates must be willing to be a team player as required.

This role operates on a rotating set continental shift pattern which includes some weekend working and night shifts.

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