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Multi skilled Production/Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Multi skilled Production/Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 40000 - 40600
REF: Multi skilled Production/Maintenance Technician
Contact Name: Natalie Sanders
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Multi skilled Production/Maintenance Technician

Up to £40,600 + bonus and benefits – Witton, Birmingham

This particular facility produces components for the aerospace, automotive and energy markets.  As a group, we employ nearly 32,000 people in 15 countries.  We insist on quality, not just in the materials and processes we use, but also in the people we employ.  Despite our size, those who work with us are recognised, respected and rewarded - you will never just be "a number" or get lost in the crowd. 

The role: Working as part of the team that operate and maintain the Plant, this role will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Forging Press. Working across a 4x4 continental shift pattern, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Press, utilising a continuous improvement approach to fine-tune equipment using mechanical, hydraulic and electrical skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • The safe operation of the forging press; ensuring all requirements related to the product quality and equipment parameters are adhered to
  • Planning the best way to utilise time between forging
  • Ensuring all equipment is maintained to a standard which enables the business requirements to be achieved
  • Support with planned preventative maintenance (electrical and mechanical), including the total strip down of heavy complex equipment, giving feedback on issues found
  • Effective communication within the Forge Department, specifically relating to the transfer of product between departments 
  • Direct input into the continuous improvement culture, which will include individual project ownership

 Skills required:

  • Skill base that includes either electrical or mechanical maintenance, ideally having completed an Apprenticeship
  • Capable of fault finding complex  Electro/ mechanical systems, with knowledge/experience of SCADA and PLC to a  fault finding level
  • Good working knowledge of complex industrial plant, competence working with heavy machinery
  • Previous experience on Hydraulic systems
  • Ability to safely operate a fork lift truck (although FLT training will be given)
  • Conversant with a Total Planned Maintenance [TPM] approach
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of safe working practices

Salary: Up to £40,600 + bonus and the opportunity for paid overtime