Shift Maintenance Technician job at Zenith People

Shift Maintenance Technician

Posted 2 months ago

Zenith People are working with our client who are a Manufacturer based in the North-East and are looking to recruit a Multi-Skilled Shift Technician on a permanent basis.


The role responsibilities:

  • Carry out reactive, planned, preventive & predictive maintenance tasks on plant equipment.
  • To maintain and improve the site PPM (Planned Preventive Maintenance) schedule.
  • To maintain and increase plant availability.
  • To record and communicate maintenance information via written, electronic & verbal means.
  • To assist installation and commissioning of new equipment.
  • Suggests and takes ownership of continuous improvement activities to achieve results.
  • Identification and correction of machinery faults such as, electrical equipment, mechanical faults, PLC’s, hydraulics and pneumatics.


The person we’re looking for:

  • Minimum of 2 years post qualified experience gained within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience of fault finding and RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Experience of Power Press equipment
  • Fault finding and diagnostics on controls equipment, Drives, inverters & PLC’s: Siemens Step 7 / TIA portal, etc.
  • Fault finding and diagnostics on relay systems
  • Experience of welding (MMA or MIG)
  • Working knowledge of robotic systems / Automation
  • Previous experience of TPM activities
  • Working knowledge of chillers, compressors and plant utilities
  • Experience of machine installation and modification
  • Ability to follow and fault find using electrical / hydraulic / pneumatic and engineering drawings
  • Computer literate
  • Time served Maintenance Technician
  • Qualified to HNC level in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent. Degree an advantage
  • IEE Regs (17th/18th Edition) desirable
  • NEBOSH or IOSH – desirable


If you are a time-served Maintenance Technician and would like to be considered for this role please click apply now.


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£44,000 - £45,000

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