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Maintenance Technician

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Ref no. BHN562267
Location Aberdare, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Maintenance Technician/Engineer required near Aberdare

Key skills required for this role

maintenance, mechanical, electrical, electronic, PPM, TPM, engineering


Trade Apprenticeship or equivalent NVQ Level 3 qualifications

Job description

Position: Maintenance Technician

Location: Aberdare site

Shift Pattern: Continuous (4x4)


  1. Maintenance: Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot plant machinery and equipment in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  2. Contribution to Efficiency: Contribute to machine efficiency and development programs using existing maintenance programs and Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies such as 5-why analysis.
  3. Preventative Maintenance: Conduct preventative maintenance inspections and implement action plans to prevent recurring faults.
  4. Risk Assessment: Complete risk assessments and equipment isolation procedures.


  1. Experience: Minimum 5 years' experience as a maintenance technician in a busy manufacturing environment.
  2. Education: Ideally, completed a recognized apprenticeship in a suitable discipline and educated to at least HNC level.
  3. Skills: Mechanical bias with experience in both mechanical and electrical disciplines. Experience in fault finding and repairs in hydraulic and pneumatic systems, servicing and repair of gearboxes, and other large mechanical equipment. Proficient in welding, fabrication, and use of workshop equipment including lathe, milling machine, and pillar drill. Good understanding of fault finding on PLCs including GEM80, Allen Bradley, or Siemens S7.
  4. Shift Flexibility: Comfortable working a variety of shift patterns, including continuous shifts, and willingness to work overtime.
  5. Independence: Ability to work independently and use own initiative in a challenging environment.
  6. Computer Literacy: Proficient in Microsoft Windows.

Keywords: Fabricating, Apprenticeship, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Mechanical Gear Boxes, Drive Systems.

Hours: 4 on/4 off shift pattern encompassing both day, and night shifts Monday to Sunday on a rotational basis.

Remuneration package includes:

  • Competitive basic salary (with shift enhancement applied)
  • 22 rostered fixed holidays
  • Defined Contribution pension scheme and generous life assurance
  • Yes Share Scheme - annual enrolment
  • Health Care Cash Plan - scheme which provides reimbursement of optical, dental and chiropody fees up to set limits.
  • Vitality wellbeing membership (app)
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave and pay
  • Generous sick pay arrangements
  • EE Mobile Discounts
  • Rewards Portal - discounts on major retailers
  • Free Flu Jab

Applicants meeting these criteria are encouraged to apply.

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