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Maintenance Technician

Eye, Suffolk
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Maintenance Technician - Based in Eye, Suffolk - £DOE - Permanent - Monday to Friday - 8.00am till 5.30pm

The successful candidate will be part of a Maintenance Team providing support to the manufacturing plant and will have expertise in both mechanical and electrical maintenance work to complement and support the ongoing development of the team.


Negotiable depending on experience


8.00am - 5.00pm

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • To liaise with all plant supervision in order to ensure the smooth running of the facility and to provide a timely response in the event of breakdowns.
  • To diagnose electrical and mechanical faults and carry out repairs on machines throughout the plant.
  • To be a member of the Company Fire Team and be aware of the Fire Safety and Evacuation Procedures.
  • To understand and be able to carry out the plant start up and shutdown procedure.
  • To carry out checks and tests on the plant and equipment as required by the PPM Schedule or other source.
  • To ensure that all work is recorded on the Planned Maintenance System.
  • To read, understand and work to machine manufacturers' handbook instructions and drawings.
  • To be available to work through any plant shutdown on maintenance tasks or continuous improvement projects.
  • To work to the Company's ISO 9001 Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • To work under your own initiative with minimum supervision on occasion.
  • To ensure good communication with all colleagues and supervision.
  • To promote excellence in terms of Safety and Attitude, inspiring others through personal conduct and setting of standards.
  • To support a progressive departmental attitude towards Health & Safety ensuring that all corporate requirements are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • The Health & Safety of yourself and others in your area of control
  • To support all aspects of continuous improvement.

Other Duties which may required:

  • To undertake any training that is required to enhance or to keep your work skills up to date.
  • To assist in the training of colleagues from other departments as required.
  • To be flexible and, when needed, available for callout on emergency plant breakdown and absence cover. This may also mean working overtime to provide the necessary cover to meet production requirements.

The Candidate:

  • A qualified multi-skilled technician with a minimum of 5 years' experience, ideally in a medium or heavy engineering environment with strong electrical competency.
  • Welding and fabrication skills would be an advantage although not essential.
  • This role will include both mechanical and electrical maintenance work and will sometimes entail you being the single technician on site, so excellent fault finding abilities and self-motivation are essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good administrative skills and the ability to work under pressure and
  • to deadlines.
  • Ability to work using your initiative to a high standard with excellent attention to detail whilst meeting deadlines.
  • Open style and a team player.
  • Excellent leadership and man management skills.
  • Excellent organisational and follow-up skills.

Company Benefit's:

  • Company Group Personal Pension Scheme:
  • The scheme is a contributory scheme, with the employee contributing 4% of earnings and the Company contributing 4% of earnings. Company contributions increase to 6% after 5 years' service and 7% after 10 years' service.
  • Life Assurance is provided at 3 times basic salary.
  • On-site parking is provided.
  • 23 days holiday, rising to 25 days plus Bank Holidays

If you would like to know more regarding this role, please call Kira Blogg on .

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  • Job Reference: 706198865-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hales Group Limited
    Hales Group Limited
  • Location: Eye, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Primary Industry
  • Job Type: Permanent