Maintenance Assistant

County Durham
Posted 1 week ago

We are working with our national manufacturing client in their search for a Maintenance Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Maintenance Team completing routine maintenance and repairs to the production machinery. This role would be great for someone who has just left an apprenticeship or someone looking to get into a Maintenance based rol.


The role responsibilities:

  • Carry out routine maintenance work and respond to equipment faults
  • Help diagnose breakdown problems and do minor repairs
  • Preventative maintenance including oiling, greasing and cleaning machinery
  • Follow maintenance schedules, fit new parts and make sure equipment is working correctly
  • Highlight any risks/potential issues to the Maintenance Teams
  • Building maintenance including painting and general repairs
  • Work collaboratively with Production colleagues to improve on-site health & safety
  • Support with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs


The person we’re looking for:

  • Previous maintenance experience would be desirable
  • Sound organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrate initiative when working unsupervised
  • Strong troubleshooting and technical ability
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to build relationships, share best practice and communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Flexibility to work unsociable hours, offering out of hours support as required to minimise down time


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£20,000 - £25,000

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