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Maintenance Technician


  • Salary: £36,000 - £38,000
  • Location: Chester
  • Contract: Permanent

Our client based in Chester is currently looking for a Maintenance Technician to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance and fault diagnostics of manufacturing equipment and associated plant. The successful candidate will not be fazed by a busy and demanding environment and have some mechanical systems maintenance knowledge that extends to fault diagnosis and rectification.


This role will not only be in the front-line defence of maintaining the company’s production effectiveness but will also work on planned improvements to plant, equipment and new projects. 


Key responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Breakdown response and efficient rectification
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification of electrical and mechanical systems involving PLC control
  • Achieve team and individual targets
  • Complete and control all necessary documentation around engineering activities
  • Achieve all activities in line with company regulations and health & safety guidelines
  • Planned preventative maintenance
  • Assist with driving continuous improvement and lean activities


Essential Skills:

  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Motivated to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and assume responsibility
  • Maintenance of machinery, plant and equipment
  • Relay logic and hard-wired systems fault diagnostics
  • PLC/HMI bus systems knowledge
  • Medium to heavy mechanical fitting work as and when required
  • Electrical installations to latest regulations
  • Control techniques PLC/drives/Comms


Company benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme.


KEYWORDS: Team Leader, Supervisor, maintenance, warehouse, technician, production, logistics,

Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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