First Base Employment Limited

Main Purpose of Role

To maintain and repair plant and machinery.


  • Rectify mechanical breakdowns on plant and machinery
  • Diagnose and rectify electrical faults on plant and machinery
  • Assis with installation and commissioning of new plant and machinery
  • Regular servicing as part of preventative maintenance program on all plant and machinery
  • Daily and weekly checks on water system
  • Complete daily timesheet and all associated paperwork
  • General housekeeping in all work areas

Candidate requirements/qualifications:

  • Physical fitness and a keen team player
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work using own initiative with minimum supervision
  • City and Guilds 236 parts 1 & 2
  • Electrical and mechanical experience – 17th Edition Electrical
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to work rotating days and nights
  • Punctuality at work
  • Knowledge of PLCs and control systems
  • Welding and fabrication skills
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck or side loader desirable

This is a full-time permanent role with a salary up to £37,270 per annum + benefits

Rotating 4 on 4 off shift pattern days and nights 7.00am – 7.00pm and 7.00pm to 7.00am

To apply for this role please send your CV to or call 01453 755330

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