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Maintenance Technician

Location: Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: Shift Allowance Contact: Adele Carter
Posted: 5 months ago Contact Email: cardiffcommercial@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support are actively seeking a Maintenance Technician to join a Manufacturing business based in Johnstown, Carmarthenshire.

Purpose of job:

  • To ensure maximum uptime and efficient use of production plant.
  • Work closely with Production Supervisor & Production shift to ensure breakdowns are diagnosed and repaired safely and quickly.
  • Responsible for machinery Safety, compliance with Environmental and Statutory requirements & site security.

Main Duties

  1. Ensure plant is well maintained to ensure maximum uptime, by carrying out routine maintenance and inspections.
  2. Operate and maintain steam raising plant, including boiler operational tests & routine checks of boiler operating and safety equipment.
  3. Comply with Electricity at Work Regulations (SI 635), to ensure electrical maintenance is carried out safely.
  4. Responsible for pressure systems including steam, condensate and air.
  5. Ensure plant items are safely isolated for colleagues for cleaning and inspection.
  6. Assist 3rd party contractors in various routine servicing, maintenance or installation.
  7. Issue permits to work, Isolation certificates and ensure correct procedures are followed.
  8. Ensure that spares used or required are notified to the Site Manager to ensure they are replaced or available for further repairs.
  9. Record work carried out on items of plant in daily diary
  10. Good housekeeping standards throughout mill and site by repairing leaks and ensuring work areas are left clean.
  11. Observe the requirements of the Health & Safety at work act 1974 and other current legislation, including site safety policy. Responsible for use of risk assessments, safe working practices, permit to work system and isolation procedures.
  12. Ensure that tools & lifting equipment are used and maintained correctly as required by LOLER.
  13. Observe requirements of BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management and BS EN ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems. Including recording of regular checks on form in maintenance diary.
  14. Actively involved in reducing environmental impact of any spillage using spill kits and drain bungs to prevent polluted spillages entering the surface water system.
  15. Responsible for security and safety on site.
  16. Assist the Production team for product manufacture as required.
  17. Perform other duties as required.

For more information or to apply please email aphillips@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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