Mechanical Technician

Salary: 35-37k Inc Shift Prem
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Mechanical Technician

circa 30,000+25%shift premium

Global Manufacturer

To provide a mechanical engineering service to the production units in terms of maintaining mechanical machines and site services to achieve minimal downtime and reduced engineering costs. Experience in Manufacturing or Engineering organisation is essential

To foster safe working principles throughout the organisation and to highlight concerns or practices that contravenes safety. To report any accidents or unsafe practices to the Engineering Manager or his/her appointed deputy.

Mechanical Technician will play an active part in the development of the organisation, to give opinions and offer advice to the best of your ability. To be flexible and motivated at all times and respond to requests of maintenance or operational duty as instructed by senior staff members.

.To be active in highlighting areas for planned maintenance as well as planning and execution of the works, to achieve minimum downtime and cost effective implementation.

.To be aware of maintenance expenditure at component level and the need to reduce stock levels as applied to the assessment of component life by continuous monitoring.

.To be committed to reducing downtime and providing a quality engineering service to the production department.

.To establish good working relationships within and across departments and give assistance wherever possible to further the development of the organisation.

.To collect and compile information and data as requested by the Engineering Manager.

Be aware of technical issues within the department and within the industry.

To continually develop your skills and highlight areas where personal or organisational advancement can be made.

To be a competent operator of all production machinery.

To become fully competent on all size and product changes for all production machinery and to continually develop fault finding skills. To work multisite as and when required.

To encourage and motivate trainee fitters and offer assistance and advice Mechanical Technician foster good housekeeping principles at all times.

To instruct trainees and to check any works carried out by trainees under your control.


Annual circa 30,000+25%

SHIFT PATTERN: CONTINENTAL SHIFT, 4on 4off, 2 days (6am-6pm) followed by 2 nights (6pm-6am)

Will suit a Mechanical Technician or Engineer
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Contact: Jason Hughes

Tel: 02920 660 214
Fax: 02920 660 187
Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ