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  • Job reference: RMS0133228

Maintenance Technician

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/11/2013
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
To maintain and improve equipment reliability enabling targets in output and quality to be met whilst working within Production Planning Policies and the safety framework. To ensure the fit and safe provision of a working environment. The delivery of planned maintenance activities (PPM's). Problem resolution of reoccurring downtime issues.

Key Responsibilities
Responds to breakdowns in a timely manner and completes all documentation. Priorities work to ensure customer satisfaction. Seeks quick counter measure to all faults. Works within a multi-skilled maintenance Team working on electrical and mechanical systems across the business. Informs the Co-ordinator of any identified issues-problems.
Supports and Works inline with the FAT and IAT project processes with regards to installation, commissioning and training on new Infrastructure and Equipment.
Always works to safe practices as set out in the safety framework reporting any accidents or near misses to the relevant supervision. Review and understand all Risk Assessments related to their role. Ensures any Maintenance activity does not place any other Colleague at risk from their actions or omissions.
Actively takes part in continuous improvement activities, proactively seeks opportunities to improve processes and working techniques. Assist Co-ordinator and Maintenance Engineering team with driving forward major group improvements.
Countermeasures concerns using practical problem solving techniques inform Co-ordinator of any identified problems. Demonstrates a logical path to all breakdown and problems and update any related documentation for future communication.

Apprentice qualified with a recognised body C&G level or NVQ accredited.
Attended and passed specialist training courses in relevant PLC's, electrical installation and testing. High Voltage, hydraulics, pneumatics, steam systems and specific training.
Knowledge of Siemens, allen Bradley, Modicon, Mitsubishi et. desirable (if electrical biased)

Previous Experience
Suitable experience in a multi-skilled maintenance role.
Experience in all aspects of Site-Legislative & Production Maintenance
Able to generate effective reports following significant breakdowns
Works as part of a team
Good communication skills (Liaises with other teams / Co-ordinators / Managers and Senior Managers)


Competent in Mechanical or Electrical repair and diagnostic fault finding
Demonstrates a logical path to all breakdowns and problems
Stands in for Co-ordinator during absence
Specialised skills in the role of competent person in PTW (Isolation of Plant & Equipment)
Able to respond and prioritise Legislative insurance related activities.
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