Mechanical Maintenance Technician

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    Cheshire, England

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    Mechanical Engineering

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    Up to £32800 per annum

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    Ian C Hull BA (Hons) Dip RP

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    7 months ago

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Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Middlewich

Circa £32,800 inclusive of allowances + overtime

Its an exciting time to join Tata Chemicals Europe

Who are we?

Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) in the UKs sole producer of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, as well as the market leading producer of salt. We are also one of Europes leading producers of these and other related producers.

Our parent company Tata Chemical Limited is part of the global Tata group, which represents the largest private employer in the UK, and employs more than 600,000 worldwide. In 2010, TCE acquired British Salt, the UKs leading manufacturer of pure dried vacuum salt products.
From our plant in Middlewich, Cheshire we manufacture a broad range of salt products to suit the needs of a wide range of applications.

There are exciting times ahead for us as we embark on major investment across all our manufacturing sites in Cheshire to growth the business and deliver reliable high quality products into increasingly diverse markets.

What will you be doing?
The Mechanical Maintenance team provide engineering support within the Chemical process area which includes both reactive and preventative maintenance, repairs and overhauls.
This is a day based role 7.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday. The team also provide on call cover on rotation, for out of hours reactive maintenance during the week and at weekends, for which an allowance and overtime is paid.

What kind of person are we looking for?
Our ideal candidate will be time served with NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in a mechanical discipline and have worked within a chemical or industrial work environment.
You will have experience of working reactive breakdowns and preventative maintenance routines working on pumps, filters, gearboxes etc.
With a can-do approach to your work, maintaining high standards of work and safety are essential.
Competent use of all hand tools
installation of pipework and valves 1_ to 30_nb in cast iron, stainless steel, carbon steel.
Experience in vessel work, opening up and preparation for pressure vessel inspections.
Experience in working on Bucket elevators, band conveyors, drag link conveyors.
Centrifugal pump installation and maintenance.
Industrial size FD (forced drive) & ID (induced drive) fans.
Rotating machinery
Packline breakdowns/maintenance
Ability to understand and work from basic engineering drawings.
Experience of working using safe systems of work e.g Permit to work systems and Risk & method statements.

Whats on offer?
TCE is a great place to work and our people have always been at the centre of the companys success and in return for their hard work and commitment, we offer a generous benefits package including: 37 days holidays per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays on a pro rata basis, an additional paid day off each year to volunteer for a good cause in the local community, an excellent contributory Pension scheme, Life insurance, Healthcare and a range of other optional benefits.

Find us on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3793897/ and www.tatachemicalseurope.com or visit our careers portal https://www.morson.com/tatachemicals-europe-careers to learn more about us. Key words: Fitter/mechanical/maintenance/breakdowns/preventative/PPM/Pumps/v