Mechanical Maintenance Technician

  • Competitive Salary + Benefits
  • Gillingham, Kent
  • Reed Specialist Recruitment

Position: Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Location: Gillingham

Term: Permanent

Salary: Competitive Salary (Depending on Experience)

The Company:

A product manufacturer with over a century of industry experience. Their technology solutions are recognised by every major automotive manufacturers worldwide. With that sort of presence they partner with the right customers to bring the best technology to the market. Due to company restructuring they are now seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join the team

As a Mechanical Maintenance Technician you will be working with an established highly skilled team, who provides corrective and scheduled preventative Maintenance support within our facility. This position is ‘hands on’, so requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

The Role & Responsibility:

• Breakdown response for machine tools and assembly and test machines.

• Fault finding, rectification, modification and development of machinery as necessary.

• Liaise with internal and external supplies in sourcing service engineers, spares etc.

• Understand the impact key machine downtime will have, plan/organise accordingly.

• Identify and monitor/track & keep an up to date record of required parts

• Understand and identify required spares

• Team player, the ability to work closely with other members of the maintenance team.

• Use of CMMS for maintenance handovers and asset traceability.

Key Skills Required:

• An engineering background with involvement with Machine tools and processes

• Experience in maintaining, repairing and developing machinery.

• Hydraulic and Pneumatic fault finding

• Structured approach to problem solving

• Capable of reading Engineering and schematic drawings

Having experience with the following would be advantageous:

• Basic electrical skills (Motor disconnection/connection, Contactors and sensor replacement)

• Welding Mig, Tig and Arc

• Workshop skills (Turning, Milling, Grinding and bench fitting)

You must have an HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, in addition the following qualifications/experiences would also be desirable:

• Fork truck licence

• Apprenticeship served

• IOSH or NEBOSH qualified

In return you will receive:

Competitive Salary with exceptional company benefits

To register your interest please apply via the link below

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