First Base Employment Limited

A fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's leading PVC Windows and Door manufacturers on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Maintenance Technician/ Engineer holding a solid understanding in both electrical and mechanical components (60/40) or (50/50), have experience within a manufacturing setting and be open to shift work.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Rectify mechanical breakdowns on plant and machinery
  • Diagnose and rectify electrical faults on plant and machinery
  • Assist 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
  • Proactive maintenance of all machinery
  • Regular checks and paperwork completed efficiently
  • Delivery of continuous improvement plan
  • Consistently achieves all objectives

Skills & Knowledge required

  • 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 – 18 th or 17th edition (potentially 16th)
  • 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

Shift pattern

4 on, 4 off – rotating between days and nights

E.g : Week 1 : 7am – 7pm      Mon – Thu

        Week 2 : 7pm – 7am      Tue – Fri

         Week 3 : 7am – 7pm     Wed – Sat

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