Maintenance Technician – Manufacturing

Maintenance Technician required in Pontypridd, near Cardiff, South Wales.

This manufacturing facility makes products to the environment sustainability industry, and is part of a larger group.

Hours of work 38 hours per week 8-4.30 Mon-Thurs and 7-12 Friday + overtime, some shift cover.

To carry out maintenance activates to equipment, site processes and services. Complies to all H&S requirements and benefits the company performance in the areas of Quality, Cost and Delivery. Actively support continuous improvement and safety activities.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Time served apprenticeship with practical experience (substantial post completion of apprenticeship) in a manufacturing environment packaging / FMCG / automotive.
  • Knowledge / experience of mechanical / electrical PLC & Pneumatic systems
  • Minimum C&G craft qualification – mechanical or mechanical / electrical
  • Lean manufacturing / Continuous improvement
  • PC literate
  • PLC & Pneumatics control experience
  • Good standard of written English & Math’s
  • Good communication skill & attitude
  • Practical approach to modern problem solving tools and techniques

Essential Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide and oversee maintenance / repair of the sites processes, services & equipment for production and management needs
  • Support the production team in the changing over and set up of all machinery
  • Support the production team in the application of TPM & PPM activities
  • Ensure all paperwork completed in line with the maintenance process / system is accurate & legible
  • Positively support & drive continuous improvement culture through the production areas
  • Support Risk Assessments & all H&S improvement activities
  • Assist with the installation of new plant / process installation
  • Be responsive to support production needs for maintenance & breakdown repair
  • Support & carry out operator training as required
  • Support & follow the maintenance spares system / stores
  • Sharing experience, best practice, relaying all relevant knowledge & information with colleagues
  • Ensure PPE is maintained & used as prescribed
  • Be flexible in approach to work to support the production needs, be able to work shift & cover over time when required.
  • Any other duties as required by the Facilities Manager

This is a great opportunity to join a developing business, and work in a friendly, professional environment.


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