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    4 months ago

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Mechanical Technician



Permanent - 3 on 3 off days & nights


This Mechanical Technician role is focussed on supporting a high-volume production site delivering against key KPI’s – machine efficiency, availability, yield and product quality. You will have responsibility for working across multiple production lines, performing planned maintenance and asset care tasks as well as responding to breakdowns and the continuous improvement/installations of existing and new machinery. Working for a business that have a strong standing within their specific market, benefitting from continued growth and investment.


You will be working on a 3 on 3 off days and nights 12-hour shift pattern.


Mechanical Technician Responsibilities:

  • Planned preventative maintenance and breakdown response on multiple production and packaging lines.
  • Supporting on machine start-ups, changeovers and shutdowns as and when required.
  • Effective use of maintenance management system.
  • Identification of areas for continuous improvement across the production floor.
  • Involvement in CAPEX projects, supporting projects teams and OEM’s.
  • Conducting machine inspections prior to operation.
  • Working across mechanical equipment and components as well as associated hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Experience required:

  • Relevant engineering qualification, equivalent to Level 3 – HNC/NVQ/City & Guilds/BTEC
  • Worked within a fast paced, high volume production and packaging environment.
  • Breakdown response and associated fault finding in fast paced environments.
  • Conducted PPM’s and asset care tasks.
  • Involvement in continuous improvement projects and exposure to lean methodologies.
If you are interested in this Mechanical Technician position, please send your CV and contact Ben Wright of TXM Recruit.

TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.