Maintenance Technician - Multi Skilled - Essex - Up to £37k

Maintenance Technician - Multi Skilled - Essex - Up to £37k

Job Title: Maintenance Technician - Multi Skilled - Essex - Up to £37k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, England
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum
Reference: BBBH11865_1523527128
Contact Name: Lauren White
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2018 10:58

Job Description

Job Title - Maintenance Technician

Location - Essex

Salary - £35,000 - £37,500

Our client is one of the leading Waste Management and Resource specialists within Europe and as such are seeking two experienced Multiskilled Maintenance Technicians to join the existing team on their iconic Plastics Facility in the Essex area.
With a growing focus on Recycling and the Circular Economy this is proving to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK, offering both secure & lengthy careers opportunities, working with an established and well-regarded employer, who can in turn offer excellent prospects, superb benefits and first-class career progression.

The Role

As Maintenance technician you will be responsible for supporting the Lead Engineers in ensuring that the Plastics Recycling Facility is operating at maximum production capacity by minimising down time and ensuring completion of the site PPM plans.

Role Responsibilities

As Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for, but not limited too;

Assisting with preventing plant breakdowns by completing planned preventative maintenance (PPM), ensuring that the risk of downtime is kept to a minimum ultimately assisting in maximising profit and revenue.

Completing planning and scheduling all of maintenance aspects of the plant, minimising disruption to operations and maximising uptime and availability.

Carrying out planned and breakdown maintenance on a variety of plant and apparatus including Conveyors, baling equipment, Low Voltage equipment, motors, gearbox, mechanical drives, material handling equipment, plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology etc.

Complete all relevant paperwork and reports to the required standard. To inspect work area and equipment for deficiencies, hazards, and malfunctions. Report all discrepancies and any unsafe act or working condition to supervisory personnel.

The Ideal Candidate

As the ideal candidate you will have City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 in mechanical and electrical maintenance, or a recognised formal apprenticeship, would be preferable.

You will have experience in processing waste, plastics, manufacturing or production industry.

As the ideal candidate you will have a comprehensive practical experience in maintenance within a process industry, preferably gained in a recycling environment.

As an individual you will be enthusiastic and competent problem solver with a practical approach to engineering problems.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Lauren White at or call 02392222965.

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