Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Posted a week ago by Swift Temps Ltd North West

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£32,000 - £34,000/annum

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join an established recycling company, based at their site in Manchester.

The role is to provide mechanical and welding support working as part of the Maintenance team to ensure smooth running of the plant.

Duties include:

  • To work to a programme of planned maintenance for the site
  • To ensure specification and purchasing is timely and cost-effective by following the company procedures
  • Apply the highest standards of health and safety during all tasks, as per company procedures
  • Ensure external contract personnel working on equipment comply with all company standards and procedures
  • Be a proactive member of any continuous improvement initiatives
  • Reactive maintenance on a wide range of equipment across the site
  • To adapt to any preventive or reactive maintenance procedural changes and keep all relevant maintenance data current
  • To provide fitting, fabricating and welding support
  • To monitor and repair wearing equipment
  • To be involved in small project work
  • To respond to emergencies and repairs as required
  • Work with other members of the maintenance team
  • Work in line with the company’s Mission, Vision and Values.

Required experience:

  • Experienced in production environments
  • Well organised and works well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Full driving license/own transport
  • ONC approved apprenticeship or equivalent in mechanical engineering
  • Basic electrical fault finding and disconnect/reconnect is desirable
  • Weld and fabricate using TIG, MIG and ARC.
  • Ability to organise, plan and procure materials for repair or upgrade works
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Must be able to read engineering drawings and produce fabrications to a high standard of finish on own initiative
  • Positive, can do attitude and self-motivated
  • Well organised and works well under pressure
  • Recycling/Process/Quarry industry experience desirable
  • Working knowledge of conveyor, bearings, gearboxes and motors desirable

Shifts: Monday - Friday, 6am - 2.30pm, 2pm - 10.30pm

Salary: £32-34k

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