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Job Title :
Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Engineer 
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Posted :
9/19/2017 9:21:30 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Southampton, Hampshire, England 
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Salary :
Market related 
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Description :

BS4878:      Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Engineer

Salary:            Competitive

Location:        Southampton, Hampshire

Job Type:       Permanent


The world’s largest manufacturer of high-technology cables and systems for energy and telecommunications is now looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Engineer to work in its Southampton facility. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager the Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Engineer will be time served, with experience in all aspects of mechanical maintenance engineering.  The Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Engineer will be self-motivated and must appreciate the demands of a 24/7 continuous production process with a keen to get the job finished attitude, along with good team working and communication skills.


Key Responsibilities

  • Diagnosing, fault finding and repair of Medium/Heavy industrial plant and machinery.
  • Completing preventative maintenance checks and inspections.
  • Developing and implementing modifications to improved reliability of plant and machinery.
  • Working as a team with manufacturing and maintenance colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Working to a continuous shift pattern with necessary overtime to cover holidays.
  • Adherence to Health & Safety with absolute priority.
  • Lifting and handling plant and machinery components using appropriate equipment and techniques.


Shift Pattern

4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on and then 4 days off. Each shift is 12 hours, 6 to 6.


Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Time served with EITB/equivalent Certificate of Craftsmanship.
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic
  • Welding and brazing
  • Rigging of unbalanced loads
  • Risk assessment and safety awareness, guarding of machinery legislation
  • High pressure steam maintenance
  • MS Office or equivalent
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Minimum of BTEC ONC level in Mechanical Engineering.


Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.  Please state your salary expectations.

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