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Maintenance Technician

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/07/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Job purpose:

To ensure that production tools & equipment are suitably maintained and coordinated to support delivery of departmental and business objectives.


The successful candidate will have a determined and naturally meticulous personality with high levels of attention to detail and a desire to maintain high standards in themselves and colleagues. Experience in mechanical tasks such as working in a machine shop, fitting shop, dismantling and reassembly of tools & equipment etc. would be extremely advantageous.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintenance of all production tools & equipment in line with the maintenance plan - such as pressure vessels, temperature chambers, jigs.
Coordination of ensuring equipment requiring external calibration or maintenance, liaising with the providers and purchasing team accordingly
Definition and execution of preventative maintenance procedures for critical production equipment
Define a set of maintenance KPIs in an effort to continuously improve the departmental performance
Ownership of new tools & equipment purchased/manufactured until issued and ready for use (any H&S, training requirements addressed).
Inspection of lifting equipment to LOLER standards
Applying PUWER standards to all other tools & equipment maintenance & usage
Ownership of gas bottle inventory, weekly review of gas levels, associated order requests, booking in & certification.
ISO 9001 & OHSAS 18001 compliance and audit handling
Implement improvements to equipment infrastructure as required
Promote need for care & organisation of tools & equipment.
Manage WEEE recycling/hazardous material collection process liaising with supplier accordingly.
Collaborate with colleagues to define & implement a small tools management process.
Ownership of the Metrology Processes, implementing data capture & traceability as required.
Part of the risk assessment team, carrying out risk assessments as required around the organisation.

General Responsibilities:

To support other company departments as and when required to enable the company to achieve its objectives.
Maintaining awareness of the company Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
Understand the importance of the customer in everything we do and carry out all duties in this role in line with Customer Service Policy
An on-going personal commitment to continuous performance improvement and personal development is required of all employees to enable the company to achieve its mission and to continue to build on its tradition of excellence.
All candidates must be able to obtain Security Clearance

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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