Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Durham
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum
Start Date: 2018-06-19
Reference: J139973
Contact Name: Holly Auger
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2018 12:05

Job Description

KDC Resource are working with a leading organisation leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.
As a Maintenance Technician you will provide maintenance support to the facility. You will be a multi skilled craftsmen, (with strong Electrical bias ideally) who has experience working in an industrial / manufacturing environment. There are possible Team Lead development opportunities for successful candidate.
This role with give you the opportunity to develop your skills in the following:
Maintaining equipment and using a computerised maintenance system which includes Automated Metal Cutting equipment including Lasers and Plasmas, Automated Paint Plant, Robotic welding systems, Welding Plant, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems, Electronic Torque, Automated Moving Lines, Hydraulic Presses, Overhead and Semi Goliath Cranes.
·Diagnostic and programming PLCs
·Responding to equipment breakdowns, identifying root cause 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 Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork
·Undertake training/further learning as required
Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;
·Previous strong job relevant experience
·Accredited apprenticeship qualification
·Be self-motivated and have the ability to work on your own initiative
·The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives
·Have a 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 and a reasonable amount of overtime.

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;
·Experience in using PLC based systems would be an advantage
·Experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment
·Multi-skilled in both electrical / mechanical functions
·17th Edition IEE Regulations would be an advantage
·Experience using FLT and MEWP
·Previous experience leading a team/supervisory experience