Maintenance Technician – Decora – Huddersfield


Main duties and responsibilities

Carry out an intensive programme of planned preventive maintenance for all company process machinery and equipment. Regularly revise and updates schedule as required.

Carry out routine maintenance on all company machinery and equipment to include fault finding, problem solving and minor repairs to minimise down time.

Full, accurate and timely completion of all maintenance logs, schedules, etc. to comply with Health and Safety legislation and company, insurance and ISO requirements, etc.

Contact external contractors as required and accompany/assist them while on site.

Ensure there are adequate supplies of spares on site for commonly used parts or those with a long lead time. Create & continuously update technical files for plant & equipment from liaison with suppliers, operator or own knowledge, etc.

Carry out daily, weekly and monthly health and safety checks and inspections and takes timely corrective action. Report problems and/or unsafe practices to relevant Supervisor and Health and Safety, together with any recommendations for improvements.

Carry out all minor mechanical & electrical repairs in relation to buildings and utilities, planned and executed in such a way so as to minimise risk or inconvenience to others.

Set up & make modifications to work benches and new equipment as required.

Follow up on action points agreed on the Health & Safety Improvement Log and by the Health and Safety Committee within the agreed timescales.

Ensure quality procedures relating to maintenance are followed e.g. calibration of measuring equipment.

Minor troubleshooting & maintenance for office equipment if required.

Review processes, procedures, systems, paperwork, etc. in own area, and make suggestions for improvement.

Communicate process changes to relevant parties in order that relevant follow up may be carried out, e.g. training.

Ensure full and timely reporting of all major breakdowns, significant problems, repair requirements, delays or machine down time to relevant personnel.

Liaise with customers and suppliers as necessary to clarify technical details and overcome problems.

Travel to the other business sites as and when required and for training purposes.

Any other reasonable duties or project work which may be required by management from time to time.
Essential requirements
Minimum of 4 years’ relevant Mechatrician experience (inclusive of apprenticeship training).

Experience of working as a Maintenance Technician, carrying out machinery repairs, fault finding and problem solving within a manufacturing environment.

Experience of working on pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical equipment.

Knowledge of health and safety requirements/precautions.
Desirable requirements
Relevant mechanical engineering qualification e.g. NVQ, ONC, OND, Engineering.

2 years’ relevant post qualification/apprenticeship experience.

Experience of pneumatics

Experience of sewing machines.

Experience of cutting and pressing machinery.

Good Computer Literacy and knowledge of databases and MS Office packages.
What we offer
Enhanced Annual Leave

Attendance Awards

Health Cash Plan

Life Assurance

Long Service Awards

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