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Mechanical Technician - Plastic Recycling


Up to £41701.00 per annum


Sector: Power

Posted: 24/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23836_1698159107

Mechanical Technician - Plastic Recycling
Avonmouth, Bristol
£41,701 + Benefits
About the role:
Astute's Power team is partnered with one of the UK's market leading companies within the Energy and Recycling sectors, to recruit a Mechanical Technician to join their relatively new Polymers Recycling Plant in Avonmouth, Bristol.

The Mechanical Technician position comes with a salary of £41,701 + Benefits.

If you're a Mechanical Technician and are looking to work for a company who values their employees, then upload your CV today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will:
  • Preventative maintenance (PPMs) and reactive maintenance across heavy industrial plant
  • Mechanical fault-finding and route cause analysis techniques
  • Working across all processing plant
  • Maintenance on wash plant, sorting equipment, motors, conveyors, and other manufacturing-based equipment.
  • Minimising downtime, ensuring plant runs at optimum performance.
  • Be able to deliver all work set to the operational expectations and budgetary requirements.
  • Log accurate maintenance records via the CMMS.
  • Working as part of a shift pattern
  • Other duties as required.
Professional qualifications and experience:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Heavy Industrial experience - e.g. processing plant, waste, manufacturing, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams and drawings.
  • Pneumatic skills and experience
Personal skills:
The Mechanical Technician role would suit someone who is:
  • Able to deliver results on schedule.
  • Able to work unsupervised and take responsibility during dynamic situations.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organisation.
  • Affable and flexible personality.
  • Strong work ethic
Salary and benefits of the Mechanical Technician role:
  • Starting Salary £41,701
  • Other company benefits
  • Career development opportunities
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02393919494 to speak to Bradley Hoadley 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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