Maintenance Technician - South Shields

Ref: 229 Date Posted: Monday 06 Mar 2023
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We are delighted to be working with a highly successful manufacturer that operates across a range of industry sectors. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join the site based in South Shields on a permanent basis.


Covering two businesses within a global group, this is a multi skilled role covering all machinery and CNC machine tools as well as other manufacturing equipment.


This is a day shift role working 37 hours per week.


The Maintenance Technician Role

The Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician duties will include:

  • To undertake planned maintenance activities across the range of plant and machinery as scheduled, covering both mechanical and electrical areas with minimal support
  • To provide reactive/repair maintenance on mechanical, hydraulic/pneumatic and electrical/electronic systems; with an advanced knowledge in either the electrical or mechanical side
  • To use appropriate measuring equipment and tools for diagnostic and test on electrical controls/drives and machine alignment work
  • To liaise with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Service Engineers as required to facilitate quick and efficient machine repairs


About You

You will be a highly experienced Multi Skilled Technician with knowledge of CNC machine tools. You will be a strong communicator who can work as part of a team and use your own initiative.

Other requirements will include:

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience of CNC machine controls eg. Fanuc/Mazak/Siemens
  • Knowledge and experience on associated motor drives
  • Ability to carry out machine alignments
  • Knowledge of laser alignment and ball bar checking are essential


Your background and previous job titles may have been:

  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Multi-skilled Maintenance
  • Maintenance Technician
  • CNC Technician
  • Mechanical Maintenance


Thank you for your application!


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