Mechanical Shift Technician

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

Mechanical Shift Technician
Blackwood, South Wales
Basic Salary up to £33,867 per annum including shift allowance + Unlimited Overtime at Premium Rates (great earning potential) + Progression, Training & Development Opportunities + Health Cover, Death in service and Pension.
Shift: 3 Shift Pattern (6-2, 2-10, 10-6)

Are you a strong Mechanical Technician looking to make a move to a market leading FMCG manufacturer?

Our client is looking for a Mechanical Shift Technician to join their maintenance team. To be successful in this role you should have experience of working in any fast-moving manufacturing environment, e.g.; food, packaging, consumables, anything that is mass produced, as a maintenance technician.

You should be a Mechanically Biased Engineer comfortable with fault finding, repairing, replacing components, stripping down / rebuilding on a range of mechanical components.

Ideally, you will be trained to level 3 in a mechanical discipline. Working as part of the shift engineering team, your primary objective will be to ensure the efficient running of all production and process machinery on site. This includes: reactive maintenance- attending to breakdowns, fault finding and repairing on a range of production / process machinery, planned maintenance – starting up of machinery, servicing, replacing of components periodically, project work- upgrades, modifications and supporting installation of new machinery.


* Knowledge of high speed and / or food processing production
* Machine setting
* Fault finding and problem solving
* Plc, pneumatics, robotics desirable
* Adaptable and able to connect with others
* Team orientated / collaborative
* Able to operate & take decisions independently / enjoys autonomy
* Self-assured / credible


* A formal qualification in appropriate subject ONC / HNC, BTEC / City and Guilds Level 3 in a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Discipline/ apprenticeship.

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