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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Durham, County Durham
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

WHAT COMPANY YOU WILL BE WORKING FORAre you willing to drive continuous improvements? Are you passionate to eradicate the occurrence of breakdowns? Are you a driver of change and are you forthcoming with ideas & solutions? Do you hold a strong mechanical skill set and do you have experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment?If the answer to these questions is yes, Westray Recruitment Group has a unique opportunity for you to work as a Mechanically Biased Maintenance Technician on a permanent contract. We are representing a truly world class manufacturer who has invested in all areas of the business, adding the latest technologies and specialist production machinery to its armoury.The role works a varied continental shift pattern and comes with an excellent salary. This incredible organisation places its workers at the core in everything they do holding values of excellence, honesty & integrity, community spirit, collaboration & communication at the very heart of the business.WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?Delivering mechanical fault finding and diagnostic workEnsuring the seamless delivery of both planned and reactive maintenanceUpdating maintenance schedulesWorking with limited supervision, devising solutions to complex problemsReplacing parts within automated production lines in the form of complete asset strip down and repairUndertaking fabrication dutiesOptimising the manufacturing processes - improving efficiencies, reducing wastage, enhancing yield and reducing costWHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?Experienced in Mechanical maintenance with recognised mechanical apprenticeshipEducated to ONC/HNC equivalentsExperienced identifying production problems/deficiencies and able to methodically problem solveHighly skilled working on welding, hydraulic pneumatics, motors and gear boxesStrong fabrication backgroundUnderstanding of H&SHolding a degree of multi-skillingPossessing strong oral and written communication skillsProven ability to fault find and repair large complex pieces of mechanical equipmentWHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?This is a permanent role working a varied continental shift pattern. Averaging a 42-hour weekWHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVINGAnnual salary of £40,367 - this is paid weekly22 days holiday plus 7 bank holidays - holidays will run pro-rata based on the continental shift systemMini health care packagePension in line with government guidelinesFANCY A CHAT?Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Engineering recruitment consultant Tony Hutchinson, or contact Tony on for further details.

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  • Job Reference: 708119744-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Westray Recruitment Group
    Westray Recruitment Group
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £40,367
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent