Maintenance Technician (Mechanical Bias)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£28,000 to £29,000 DOE + Overtime Opportunities (Realistic OTE £34,000 to £35,000) + Holidays + Bank Holidays + Pension
DAYS BASED ROLE - flexible to suit successful applicant
Maintenance Technician required for a well established manufacturer who are currently experiencing a phase of growth. They offer a stable role with good training and development opportunities for the successful technician/engineer.
The role would suit ANY mechanical technician, maintenance technician, mechanical fitter or mechanically biased maintenance engineer with a strong mechanical background. Applicants with basic electrical skills will have a considerable advantage. Candidates from production, manufacturing, industrial or ex-forces backgrounds will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Training will be tailored to suit the successful engineer.
Working within a small but experienced maintenance team, the role will be a mixture of pre-planned and reactive maintenance within a production facility. You will also get involved with project work, installation work and machinery upgrades/continuous improvement on site. Mechanically, the role will be varied working on a range of conveyors, gearboxes, sprockets, steam boilers and pneumatics. There will be some weld and fabrication based work, applicants with TIG welding experience will have a considerable advantage.
The role will suit applicants who seek the opportunity to progress their skills and gain exposure within a manufacturing environment. The company actively invest in their staff and will support the successful engineer with training and development opportunities. Overtime opportunities are readily available to boost potential earnings.
*Predominantly Mechanical Maintenance on Production machinery
*Mixture of reactive and pre-planned work
*Weld and Fabrication activities
*Continuous Improvement/project work
*DAYS BASED ROLE
*Must be a mechanically biased maintenance technician or maintenance engineer.
*Can transfer from ANY production, manufacturing, industrial or ex-forces background
*Will ideally have TIG Welding experience - this is not an essential
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