Mechanical Technician in chester

chester, united kingdom
job category
job type
£ 14 per hour
reference number
ADRO - MechTech
adam rock, randstad cpe
01489 560129
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job description

Mechanical Technician

The Role

The jobholder will support the operations team by performing necessary repairs and overhauls on various profiled diesets and to provide general day to day mechanical support to all business areas. This is a 12 month rolling contract, paying £14.36 per hour. You will get 35 days holiday with this contract.

To carry out this role successfully, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

* Accountable for specific business and process driven improvement projects within area of expertise. To act as lead engineer on process improvements and system enhancements for BS UK.
* Manage the day to day workload of the engineering dieset operation to ensure AP targets of availability are met and exceeded. Including the planning and resourcing of spare blades and components
* Maintain and repair processing machinery and ancillary equipment in a safe and productive manner in order to maximise availability at optimum cost; to good standards of workmanship and in conformance with all Company standards and procedures.
* Contribute to the determination and co-ordination of preventative maintenance programmes to ensure that unplanned downtime is avoided.
* Assist in the procurement and management of die set spares.
* Deliver training to operators in order that they are able to understand and implement basic maintenance activities that facilitate optimum productivity.
* Understand, deploy and seek to recommend improvements to production control procedures to support team performance objectives.
* Ensure that team operations, including those undertaken on the Company's behalf by third party service providers, are conducted in manner that fully complies with health and safety, quality, environmental and corporate policies.
* Be actively involved in own personal development plans to maximise performance in the role and the contribution to succession requirements of the business.
* Where required, contribute to team level annual operational and financial budgets that secure the resources necessary to achieve agreed work programmes.

Requirements / Personal Specification

* Ability to demonstrate qualities of flexibility, initiative, drive and commitment. The ability to work safely under pressure and to tight timescales. Good all round education with strong numeracy, literacy, and IT skills.
* The jobholder would typically be qualified to minimum HNC level in an appropriate mechanical engineering subject and must have a wide experience of the works processes and control systems. Must be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to safety.
* Also must be competent in the operation of computer systems and have proven experience of engineering systems and techniques.
* Should also have experience of planning engineering activities and directing personnel. Experience in steel forming equipment would be desirable.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.




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