Contril & Instrument Maintenance Technician job at Zenith People

Control & Instrument Maintenance Technician

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are working with our established manufacturing client in their search for a Control & Instrument Technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out diagnostics and correction of instrumentation, electronic and control issues on both facilities and process equipment. If you are looking to move into a Controls biased roles, please get in touch.


The role responsibilities:

  • Carry out diagnosis and correction of instrumentation, electronic and control issues related to both process and Facilities equipment located across the whole site.
  • Carry out calibration and maintenance of instrumentation and control systems as per procedural documentation.
  • Accountable for maintaining, documenting maintenance work and improving maintenance procedures in compliance with GMP
  • Effectively communicate any issues at handover liaising with the shift maintenance, FM and C&I teams
  • On completion of engineering tasks, work status, including the root cause of the problem and any outstanding issues are to be feedback to the owner department
  • Manage the back-up and recovery of automated Control Systems including PLC’s, Industrial PC’s, HMI’s
  • Manage critical spare parts ensuring availability of operationally good components and cost-effective supply
  • Support in the compilation and completion of Validation of New and changes to existing equipment
  • Carry out document periodic review and updates ensuring up to date with current working practices
  • Rectification of DSEAR compliance deviations


Understand and correctly use the following systems:

  • CMMS to raise job cards, complete assigned maintenance, review and update equipment history
  • EDMS to read, review and modify procedural documents, as required
  • Beamex to carry out and record instrument calibrations
  • Drawing database to access, understand and update site electrical and control drawings when required
  • To be aware of and follow the site systems for control of change, safety and risk assessment and waste handling when carrying out day to day activities
  • Provides and implements ideas that will improve efficiency, reduce cost, or improve the safety of the operation.
  • 1:1 training of apprentices, co-workers, and other stakeholders
  • Supervision of contractors when required
  • Keep all work areas tidy


The person we’re looking for:

  • Served a recognized apprenticeship in Control and Instrument Engineering and have attained an HNC or equivalent in Control and Instrument Engineering or similar
  • Have the required competencies to assemble, install, carry out preventative maintenance, repair, diagnose faults and remove and replace, and dissemble instrumentation and control systems and their associated system components.
  • Understand the relevant legislative, regulatory, and local requirements or procedures and safe working practices, including their responsibilities with regards to reporting lines and procedures.
  • Understand the preparation and reinstatement requirements in respect of the work area, materials and equipment, and the possible consequences of incorrect actions in these areas.
  • Be able to read and interpret relevant engineering drawings, related specifications, quality standards and equipment manuals, and to follow work instructions and relevant plans and schedules.
  • Understand which tools and equipment to use, and when, and will follow relevant training, methods and techniques and quality control and safety procedures for their use.
  • Understand the types of defects and testing anomalies that can occur, how to identify them, and what action to take.
  • Be able to handle a range of digital information, technology, and equipment to support work related tasks and to communicate information


By applying for this opportunity, you agree that Zenith People Ltd may share your details with the end client at the shortlist stage. If you have the relevant skills and the drive to enhance your career, we would love to speak with you. Apply now or give us a call – 0191 428 6444.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering and Manufacturing
Salary£41k (inclusive of shift allowance) double day shift

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