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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Location: THURROCK, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30,000-35,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 3
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-481452

 Mechanically Capable Line Technicians, 

Representing a leading company in the manufacture of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) making some of the world’s best loved brands. Currently looking to hire motivated and high calibre experienced time served technicians at their Essex Site. This type of role will suit the person who is looking for a career and not a job. .
To elevate our production systems to high levels of reliability and flexibility, we need to recruit high caliber, experienced technicians at our Essex Site to lead this work within an autonomous team environment.
This role in our packing department, for mechanically capable line operator roles. The key responsibilities include:
- Responding to break downs and production issues on the lines that require agile and flexible mechanical support
- Operate lines when needed as a line qualified operator in line with markets demand profile
- Supporting the line team in the planned maintenance execution, defect fixing, recording and execution of improvements of issues of a mechanical nature on production lines

- Maintaining and continuously improve the Maintenance Work Planning & Scheduling for the department where needed. Constantly looking for ways to improve their equipment, processes and systems.

Please note, this is a shift role and required line operating responsibilities when needed.
What we Offer You
Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager

To be considered for one of these roles, you must have the appropriate skill and capability from the following criteria:
- Be qualified to a minimum of ONC or C&G Part III to NVQ 3 Level.
- Have proven experience in a production environment related to Fast Moving Consumer Goods or similar industry.
- Have some experience in the following manufacturing processes including Process pumps, pressure relief valves, gearboxes, chain drives, conveying systems, palletisers, high speed bottling and powder filling lines, control valves, pneumatic logic systems.
- Experience in carrying out safety risk assessments
- Have a proven practical background of applying operational skills to solving production and equipment related issues

- Be willing and able to suggest and implement changes that will improve equipment reliability or throughput

- Proven experience in operational skills, good innovation skills and the ability to think outside the box

- Excellent fault finding and problem solving skills

- A “can and will do” attitude with good communication skills and can work as part of a team

- Fluent ability to communicate in English

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