Production Maintenance Technician

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  • Location

    Petersfield, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steve Johnstone

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    8 month fixed term contract

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We are currently looking to recruit for a number of Production Maintenance Technicians to work in the Petersfield area. You will be responsible for resolving equipment failures, carrying out planned and unplanned engineering tasks in a responsive and effective manner. Pro-active team working with peers, the customer and other support groups is essential to continually improve equipment reliability and performance. You will be used to working in a pressurized environment and comfortable with extended, flexible working hours.

Key responsibilities:
*Equipment breakdown response. Mechanical/Electrical fault diagnosis.
*Continual improvement of machine performance to provide the best possible equipment availability for delivering production needs
*Line ownership with planned and preventative maintenance
*Equipment repairs and refurbishments
*Working in a safe, compliant manner with completion of associated documentation

The ideal candidate will have:
*A recognised apprenticeship in a relevant discipline
*A career background in a high-speed production environment - packaging, pharmaceutical, food, process or similar
*Ability to make sound judgments whilst prioritising multiple requests
*An understanding of electrics and pneumatics, accredited electrical/electronic/controls knowledge (multi-skilled preferred)
*Sound fault diagnosis and problem-solving methods to identify problems and apply root cause fixes
*Experience with production equipment HMI panels
*Ability to coach skilled and non-skilled operators
*Excellent communication skills

Able to plan and prioritise own workload
Continental Shift Pattern - 4 days on 4 days off
8 month fixed term contract (new shift so it will first be on a trial basis)
12 hour shifts

Fixed Nights: 7 pm - 7 am