mechanical maintenance technician in port talbot

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£ 15.44 per hour
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job details

port talbot, wales
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job type
working hours
£ 15.44 per hour
reference number
01489 560129
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job description

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

We are looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to work for our world wide raw material business in Port Talbot. The position exists to provide specialist mechanical engineering support as required. The pay for this position is £15.44 per hour on a 40 hour week.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all activities are undertaken within Health, Safety and Environmental requirements and in compliance with company and legislative requirements. The jobholder will work as part of a team to ensure manufacturing performance on an ongoing basis and to support manufacturing development plans, identifying opportunities for improvement.

The Role

* To work in a totally flexible manner to support and participate in all team activities aimed at achieving manufacturing and product quality targets.
* To ensure all activities comply with safety requirements and bring any quality and safety issues to the Leading Hand if it is not possible to take immediate corrective action.
* To undertake any activities as instructed by the Leading Hand or other members of the Management Team provided it is safe to do so.
* Fork lift truck driving, slinging/rigging and operation of overhead cranes.
* To feedback all information relating to work undertaken to Leading Hand
* Have daily interaction with Team Members on the same team
* Working together to achieve targets and goals.
* To continually update the Service Engineer/Leading Hand and fully engage with any team input required to help with the repair of plant and equipment to the required QA standards.
* To work to a high quality standard and to perform under pressure as and when required
* To repair immediately, or as soon as practical, all defects found either personally, with the assistance of other team members or Service Engineer/Leading Hand.
* To assist and carry out where appropriate the failure analyses and implement practical cost effective solutions.
* To actively participate in solutions generated via problem solving activity with a wide range of other personnel as appropriate
* To work alongside contract or agency labour as appropriate and in so doing set the standard and direction for the work to be done.
* To ensure that the appropriate level and quality of spares requirement is identified and arrangements are in place to satisfy operational demands.
* To help coach others, including shift teams and contractor personnel, in order to instill high standards and develop engineering skills in others for overall business benefit.

Requirements / Personal Specification

* The jobholder must be a time served indentured mechanical craftsman,
* Must have experience of working within a safe system of work
* Any safety accredited course would be advantageous (E.G. IOSH or NEBOSH)
* NVQ level 3 qualification in mechanical engineering

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.




HNC,HNC electrical engineering

educational requirements

engineering,mechanical engineering