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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Loaders / Unloaders
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: Up to £25000 per annum + shift allowance of 30%
  • Date posted: 12/01/2018
  • Job reference: CMS029834'2002_1515757101

A leading manufacturing company based in Preston are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

Duties will include but not be exclusive to:
Visually inspecting and testing assigned machines and equipment for proper functionality against plan.
Completing daily assigned work on equipment
Entering information onto CMMS systems
Controlling unplanned downtime by informing/training the production team of routine maintenance techniques
Monitoring compliance
Fabricating repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment as required.
Maintaining equipment according to instructions
Replacing belts on motors, changing filters, bearings, etc.
Maintaining parts, and supplies inventories
Checking stock to determine inventory levels
Anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
Performing reactive repairs on production machines and/or equipment when a malfunction has been detected in a timely manner to minimize any associated downtime.
Analysing the cause of any unplanned downtime
Recommend any improvements/process changes to reduce recurrence.
Assist production workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
Ensuring that a high level of safety is adhered to at all times on and off the production floor.

In order to be considered for this role you will:
Have mechanical and electrical experience.
Demonstrate an outstanding ability to learn and comprehend the fundamentals of the functioning of all machines used within the business.
Be able to work night shifts and overtime when necessary.
Demonstrate Good numerical skills.
Be a confident and a quick learner.
Demonstrate excellent IT skills
Have proven experience working in fast paced (JIT) working environment.