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Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Technician

This company is a world leader in construction and mining equipment-creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help their customers build the world around. Due to continued growth they are seeking a Maintenance Technician to join the team in Leicestershire on a Permanent staff basis.

As a Maintenance Technician you will be providing maintenance support to the facility. We are looking for a multi skilled craftsperson who has experience working in an industrial / manufacturing environment. Our client will consider Electrically or Mechanically biased Maintenance Technicians.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

- Maintaining equipment and using a computerised maintenance system
- Responding to equipment breakdowns and completing repairs to equipment
- Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions on industrial/assembly equipment, machinery and building as required
- Perform preventative maintenance as per schedules
- Order replacement parts and stocks
- Adhere to the company's Health and Safety policy and safe working practices
- Adhere to the company's Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork & Sustainability
- Undertake training/further learning as required

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

- Established experience as a Maintenance Technician in an industrial manufacturing environment
- Accredited apprenticeship
- Multi-skilled in both electrical & mechanical functions will be preferred
- Be self-motivated and have the ability to work on your own initiative
- Work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives
- Fully flexible approach to the job role and responsibilities
- Strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills
- The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures
- Good problem solving skills, necessary to get to the root cause of issues
- Willing to work a multi-shift system

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

- Experience in using PLC based systems would be an advantage, specifically Siemens S7.
- Experience operating Scada system.
- DC/AC drives
- Experience on automated stores crane systems a major advantage.
Salary: Starting salary up to £28489 basic (+ shift premium Afternoons 20% and Nights 27%), rising to £30630 basic after successful completion of probationary period.

Benefits: 27 days annual leave + bank holidays, Bonus, Share Scheme (50% Company Matched), Contributory Pension Scheme (Contribution double by Company up to 10%), Free Car Parking, Advantage website (discounts & offers)

Hours: Full Time - 37.50 - multi-shift: Days - Mon - Thur 06:30 - 15:00, Fri 6:30 - 12:00, Afternoons Mon - Wed 13:30 - 23:30, Thu 13:30 - 23:00, Fri - Off, Nights - no immediate need but must be able to complete if required by the business.
Travel: Not required
Relocation/Sponsorship: Not supported with this role

Call Tim Bees on 01621 841234 or email

Job Reference 248820T

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