Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician

Posted 6 days ago by Westray Recruitment Consultants
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A world renowned Global Manufacturer of automotive components is looking to recruit a Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician to join their team on a permanent basis in Newton Aycliffe. The Maintenance Technician will ideally have a background in the automotive or high volume manufacturing environment, and will be competent in delivering planned maintenance and be reactive responding to breakdowns.


  • Responsible for the maintenance of assembly areas.
  • Carry out fault finding activities and undertake timely repair of equipment within the Robotics, PLC's, Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulics and Pneumatics areas.
  • Undertake planned preventative maintenance activities on automated production facilities.
  • Carry out programming, fault diagnosis, servicing and repair of Motoman robots, rotary positioners and MIG spot welding equipment.
  • Prepare technical reports to analyse breakdown causes and make recommendations on countermeasures.
  • Support equipment commissioning and installation projects.
  • Ensure strict adherence to safe working practices and observe safety rules at all times.


  • Must have served a recognised Maintenance apprenticeship preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Educated to at least ONC level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline, preferably on a multi skilled basis.
  • Have multi-skilled maintenance experience (electrical biased) with automated robotic facilities with specific experience in PLC fault finding and/or programming.
  • Have experience in welding technology and if possible the maintenance of welding equipment.
  • Possess a good mechanical knowledge of CNC and other special purpose machines, including pneumatics and hydraulics.
  • Able to produce technical reports with good working knowledge of maintenance systems.
  • Good working knowledge of Risk Assessment and safe cell entry.
  • A good user of Microsoft Office and Pirana systems.
  • A knowledge of Quality Management systems and process would be highly beneficial.
  • Flexible, team orientated and self-motivated approach to work.


This role is offering a highly competitive salary package.


The role is permanent position which will involve a 3 shift pattern, (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am), please note in periods of peak production there may be continental shift patterns introduced.


For more information on this role please contact Tony Hutchinson.

Required skills

  • maintenance
  • engineer
  • engineering
  • technician

Reference: 36210542

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