Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: Up to £26 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1903-107_1553767158
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2019 09:59

Job Description

Sitec currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our client Caterpillar Perkins based in Stafford. This is a contract role for an initial 6 months and has a pay rate of £26p/hr Ltd.

Propose of Maintenance Technician:

To support the operations / maintenance team, putting safety first and applying the Caterpillar Production System in to the day to day routine.
Deliver a planned maintenance schedule to maximise machine availability measured by OEE.
Take ownership of improvement activities and support site projects.
To provide the correct level of maintenance support across the shifts at all times and deliver a fast response to machine break downs.

Main Job Responsibilities of Maintenance Technician

* To support the shift maintenance team, drive a continuous improvement culture in every activity and demand high safety standards in every area
* Make the CPS a part of the everyday maintenance activity
* Deliver fast, effective electrical / mechanical fault finding by investigating the root cause of failures and put corrective measures into action
* The completion of TPM activities across the site
* Create and maintain maintenance records
* Ensure all planned maintenance is up to date, planned in and communicated
* Actively manage safety issues, communicate to the business what actions need to be undertaken to ensure that the plant/site is maintained in a safe working condition
* Keep all engineering working areas clean and tidy by applying 5S principles
* To maximise the in-house engineering skills to deliver Electrical / Fabrication / Mechanical modifications where ever possible
* Ensuring skills are developed within the maintenance team by effectively communicating and organise knowledge exchanges
* Identify / implement improvement projects in Safety, PPM, Waste reduction and plant performance
* Create / maintain spares inventory's and maximise the spare parts stores
* Be available to give technical assistance by phone when required
* Participate in all investment and development projects where appropriate
* Working with contractors and various support functions


* Qualified time served apprenticeship trained Multi-Skilled Engineer (preferably) with an Electrical bias and strong mechanical skills
* Track record of delivering sustainable improvements across multiple areas including Safety, PPM, Waste Reduction and Plant performance within an FMCG or manufacturing environment
* Experience in Heller CNC machining and engine test facilities or similar manufacturing equipment a distinct advantage.
* To work at a competent level of expertise with PLC's, robotics within machining (ABB assembly handling), hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical systems and process control software
* 18th edition IEE wiring regulations certificate preferable
* Must be self-motivated, have a can-do attitude to take ownership of issues / deliver sustainable improvements and be an effective team player with the ability to communicate across all functions within business
* Previous training / skills in PLC's, Inverters, Pumps, Fluid systems, Paint booths, FLT, IPAF, PASMA, IOSH / NEBOSH or Abrasive Wheels a distinct advantage
* Willing to work a 3 shift system and be flexible to work weekends when required

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.