Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician - Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
14-01-2022 01:25 PM

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician - Anaerobic Digestion
Staplehurst, Kent
£35,000 to £45,000 DOE + benefits

Astute are proudly partnered with a business who have recently started to operate a brand new Anaerobic Digestion facility in Kent and are looking to add a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician to the team.
You must have UK electrical qualifications to be considered for this role as whilst this is a multi-skilled position, the bias will be electrical.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, as a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out both planned and reactive maintenance tasks without supervision
  • Ensuring the plant experiences minimal downtime and is as optimised as possible
  • Looking for ways to continually improve operational performance
  • Performing electrical and mechanical maintenance on the likes of motors, PLC, pumps, motors, gearboxes and boilers
  • Carrying out PAT testing of site equipment
  • Completing emergency lighting testing
  • Participating in an active on call schedule, supporting the plant remotely when required
  • Reviewing and update PPM schedules where necessary
  • Managing workshop inventory and ensuring that M&E stock is there at the right times
  • Assisting with the implementation of CMMS systems
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Genuine electrical qualifications to a Level 3 standard
  • A full UK driving licence and living within a 45 minute commute to Cranbrook/Staplehurst
  • Experience in a mechanical process environment would be advantageous
  • A flexible attitude to helping where needed on site

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
  • Company pension scheme
  • 22 days holiday plus BH
  • Mon to Fri schedule, likely 7.30am to 4.30pm
  • Call out overtime and additional benefits to be discussed

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!