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Maintenance Technician

Location: Sunderland

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168127

Our international manufacturing client based in Sunderland is looking a Maintenance Technician to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • To provide maintenance and technical support to assembly operations in order to achieve departmental goals

  • Carry out maintenance duties and responsibilities on your shift 

  • Ensure all planned maintenance activities are completed and relevant KPI data logged

  • Ensure fast response and smooth operation of plant equipment to enable quality results

  • Participate in 8D’s, problem solving and risk management

  • Use and suggest improvements for the CMMS system / equipment to improve maintenance performance

  • Reduce waste within the maintenance processes

  • Participate in continuous improvement projects to improve departmental performance on safety, uptime, availability, maintenance, equipment modifications, plant, error proofing, technical systems and processes and cost down opportunities


  • Experience of working with robotics, PLC’s, HMI’s, specifically 5/6 Axis Robotics

  • Organised and methodical with a result driven approach

  • Be able to work own initiative and be able to liaise with other functions and departments at all levels within the Company

  • Focused on continuous improvement with a safety mindset

  • Flexible with good decision making and problem-solving skills

The role will be shift based and there will be an allowance with the salary to compensate for that accordingly.