Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Trades & Services
Our automotive OEM is seeking a Maintenance Technician (ideally electrical) but will also consider Mechanical bias to work on a long term contract basis
The Maintenance Technician must have prior experience on Production Line equipment maintenance and repair
Responsibilities will include
Responsible for leading breakdown activity and ensuring appropriate communication occurs (to either local management during normal working hours or escalation to "on-call" management during out of hours)
Ensures Safety of themselves and others within Health and Safety best practice.
Ensuring any controlled machine moves do not jeopardise the safety of any local personnel.
Responds to breakdowns in a timely manner to minimise production volume loss
Structured and documented approach to fault diagnosis
In depth knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic, control equipment, PLC and robotic programming systems to resolve maintenance breakdowns
Generation of appropriate operational containment if permanent corrective action cannot be implemented at time of breakdown. Individual to ensure appropriate Health and Safety measures are put in place for the containment.
Prioritise work to ensure customer satisfaction
Performs root cause analysis
Data input into SAP system to record all associated information related to breakdown
Expectation, whereas possible, to work extend hours to assist in the rectification of major breakdowns
Perform routine planned maintenance activities. Ensuring any identified performance shortcomings are either repaired or documented such that rectification at a later date can occur
- Suitable experience in a multi skilled maintenance role
- Good communication skills
- Competent in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and control system repair and diagnostic fault finding
- Demonstrates a logical path to all breakdowns and problems-
-Specialised skills in the role of competent person (isolation of Plant and Equipment)
- Apprentice qualified with a recognised body City and Guilds or NVQ accredited
- Attended and passed specialist training courses in relevant PLCs, electrical installation and testing, Low voltage (Up to 415v) hydraulics, pneumatics
- Desirable - knowledge of Siemens, Allen Bradley, Modicon, Mitsubishi
- Desirable - knowledge of robotics
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