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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Posted 24 days ago by Pertemps
Location Cambridge Job Type Permanent
Salary £27000 - £32000 per annum Sector Engineering
Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Our client is a leading global chemical solutions provider.

There is an opportunity as a Mechanical Maintenance Technician in their Engineering
Department at the site in Cambridge. The site is a key operational facility comprising of a manufacturing and packaging plant, warehousing and support services.

They are looking for someone with a mechanical bias to join the maintenance team to service the Production and Packing departments, minimising plant down-time and improving site efficiencies.


Your key accountabilities will include:

Mechanical maintenance/installation of site processes & services.
A level of electrical work to support mechanical maintenance.
Complying with all relevant regulations and safety procedures.
Maintenance / Fault finding / Repairs / installation to production plant, services and equipment, as well as testing of site safety systems. Ensuring compliance with the current pressure regulations and site safety regulations to current standards.
Assist in the continuity of supply for utility services to the site.
Maintain regulatory equipment for insurance inspection. Support the process to ensure that all inspections are carried out at set intervals.
Ability to fabricate various parts and components using a wide range of materials and mechanical equipment.

Knowledge and experience required:
The Job Holder will have served a four year recognised mechanical apprenticeship, with a minimum of City & Guilds part 2 / NVQ level three qualifications.
Proven work experience in a Maintenance Environment or equivalent.
Ideally Chemical Sector experience, if not pharma, biochemical or equivalent.
Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems (e.g. SAP).
Be aware of specialised safety aspects such as DSEAR / ATEX and Pressure Systems. Understanding of regulatory and statutory Engineering requirements.
A positive communicator with a "can do" attitude and continuous improvement focused mentality.
The ability to work quickly and safely under pressure.
Great team working skills, problem-solving techniques and the ability to manage a varied workload and change.

It is a great time to join the business as they continuously strive to improve efficiency, effectiveness and deliver customer promises.

Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday