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Dayshift Maintenance Technician

Ref: LRA234
Job Type:Permanent
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000pa
Location: Various
Closing Date:

Job Description

Location - Darlington or Sedgefield

Working Hours - 37 hours - Dayshift

The Role:

Our client is a leading technology organisation with a sizable asset footprint in the North East. They are currently looking to strengthen their engineering team with a maintenance technician who would take responsibility for reactive and preventative maintenance activities in a varied environment.

The purpose of the Maintenance Technician role is to define and perform the specific tasks required to calibrate, maintain, repair and install equipment. You will also provide hands-on support to maintain and improve the reliability of all equipment.

To carry out routine maintenance tasks in line with the agreed schedule, recording all results in the appropriate system and reporting back on any anomalies.

To respond in a timely fashion to breakdown conditions and work in such a way as to minimise downtime

To provide maintenance cover throughout the working day and, at times, during out of hours working (extended days and weekends)

To ensure that spare parts required for the maintenance activities are controlled and ordered in a timescale appropriate to maintaining the toolset uptime. Comply with the internal and external regulatory environment such as procurement, maintaining records, traceability and confidentiality.

To ensure all relevant personnel are kept informed of progress or proposed changes on their own maintenance operations so as to minimise the impact on the processes being operated on that particular tool.

To be responsible for their own continuous professional development. Gradually put into practice skills and competencies learned both on and off the job and share professional knowledge with colleagues.

To identify and understand the requirements of internal and external customers and use creative thinking and problem solving to challenge assumptions, innovate, make new proposals and build on existing ideas.

To contribute to the development of specific technical projects and have a working knowledge of project management procedures; set up, planning and execution. To report results within agreed timescales with the support of colleagues.

To contribute to a culture of continuous performance improvement within the technical environment in alignment with company strategy and project deliverables.

To work in a safe and efficient manner with due regard to the SHE rules and policies on site and be responsible for general housekeeping for the area they are working within.

The Person:

It is essential you are educated to HNC level (or equivalent) in a technical subject.

It is also essential that you hold a full UK drivers’ licence with access to own vehicle (mileage to be claimed via expenses process)

Have hands-on craft skills with the ability to use hand and power tools in the pursuit of maintenance activities.

The ability to interpret engineering diagrams, schematics and PID’s.

Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to logically trace faults to their root cause and identify steps to repair the problem.

Proven ability to communicate effectively using a full range of communication skills language; With the ability to discuss the work across a number of functional areas to ensure the end-users are aware of the maintenance/repair work being completed and thus infer the impact on their operations