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Maintenance Technician

  • £48500 to £50000 Per: annum
  • Hengoed, Wales,
  • Contract
Job Title: Maintenance Technician - Fixed Term Contract (12 months)
Location: Ystrad Mynach
Salary: £48,500
Shifts: 4 shift pattern (2 days/2 nights) of 12 hour shifts (no saturday nights working)

Main Purpose: The primary role of the Maintenance Technician is to conduct day-to-day maintenance activities on all manufacturing and packaging equipment, as directed by the Maintenance Team Leader, ensuring adherence to business requirements.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
  • Complete all equipment preventive maintenance tasks on time, ensuring 100% machine availability for the shift.
  • Resolve equipment breakdowns promptly and efficiently, returning them to production complete and tested.
  • Conduct maintenance activities in compliance with company quality policies and site SOPs.
  • Ensure all maintenance tasks are performed safely, following all Safety, Health, and Environment procedures.
  • Maintain a tidy and organized work environment, adhering to 5S principles.
  • Undergo full training to fulfill all aspects of the role.
Main Tasks:
  • Perform maintenance, repair, and setup of Manufacturing, Packaging, and Warehousing equipment.
  • Maintain shift OEE logs.
  • Proactively address frequent production issues.
  • Implement modern maintenance techniques to drive improvements.
  • Participate in daily maintenance shift handover meetings.
  • Receive training in all equipment maintenance activities.
  • Train on all maintenance section-related SOPs.
  • Engage in maintenance section 5S activities.
  • Assist in the development of Engineering stores and the implementation of new procedures and systems.
  • Provide technical equipment/process support to project teams as needed.
  • Offer technical support to project teams during the FAT stage of equipment purchase, including executing SAT, IQ/OQ/PQ documentation.
  • Support Technical and Operations staff in implementing and driving process improvement actions.
  • Aid in the development of equipment/process documentation and protocols.
  • Assist in creating Maintenance-related SOPs for new equipment purchases.
Skills & Knowledge:
  • Proficient maintenance technician across all functions.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective team player with high work standards.
  • Flexible approach to work and problem-solving.
  • Disciplined, enthusiastic, and professional demeanor.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Equipment and Maintenance functions.
  • Familiarity with Quality, Production, and Engineering requirements.
  • Self-motivated with initiative, able to work independently and within a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Actively supports team members in skill development.
  • Excellent teamwork and interaction skills across all shifts.
  • Minimum ONC or above in an electrical or mechanical-related subject.
  • Experience with PLC and servo-driven production and manufacturing machinery.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a highly regulated GMP environment.
  • Basic understanding of "6 Sigma" problem-solving techniques.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in an automated production environment.

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