Maintenance Technician

Posted 18 October by Westray Recruitment Consultants


A world renowned Global Automotive manufacturer of automotive components is looking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Technician to work within the Assembly division, based in Cannock.

Manufacturing on a global scale, this is an excellent opportunity for Maintenance Technicians to join an excellent automotive company who are offering excellent career progression opportunities. This is a great chance to work with a renowned employer who offers competitive rates of pay and great company benefits.


  • Your main responsibility will be to provide breakdown support to the manufacturing areas.
  • Carrying out improvements and preventative maintenance on equipment, including working on automated production facilities.
  • Responsibilities will include routine maintenance and renovation of assembly equipment.
  • Repair and pro-actively identify faults with Robotic equipment, Electrical Control systems, Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
  • Ensure to respond to equipment stoppages in a timely manner and strive to improve assembly equipment.
  • Aim to achieve set KPIs.
  • Ensure to adhere to departmental systems (including PM and Pirana) and safe working practices and rules.


  • You will need to be self-motivated with a great aptitude for attention to detail, you will also need to be very team orientated.
  • Completed a recognised electrical or mechatronic apprenticeship with EAL/C&G and 17th Edition Regulations
  • Programmable logic controllers and human machine interface (HMI's)
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems.
  • Knowledge of MIG welding and Spot welding
  • Knowledge of Robotic Welding (ABB/Motorman/Fanuc).
  • Reasonable level of mechanical aptitude including welding, fabrication and mechanical fitting
  • Experience of working to the latest European H&S harmonized standards.
  • An understanding of TPM and PPM processes.
  • A good knowledge of maintenance systems.
  • Ability to coach others.
  • IT Literate. MS Office & AutoCad.
  • Proven problem solving skills using structured approach.
  • A flexible and team oriented approach.


  • Experience within an automotive maintenance environment
  • Knowledge of maintenance systems
  • Fault Finding & Problem Solving
  • Mech & Electrical Principles
  • Team Working Skills


  • This position is a permanent role from day 1 and is offering highly competitive rates of pay, as well as very generous shift allowances. The global company is also offering a competitive pension with good holiday entitlements.
  • Candidates need to be flexible to work a variety of shifts, including days, 3 shift patterns and continentals.


Tony Hutchinson

Required skills

  • Maintenance

Reference: 33582360

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