Engineering Technician

Posted 30 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationMerthyr Tydfil
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameScott Smith

Job description

Job Title: Engineering Technician

Location: Merthyr Tydfil

Employment Type: Full-time/ Permanent

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 5am-3pm

Salary: £35000 to £38000 annually

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Engineering Technician to join our well-established client based in the Merthyr Tydfil area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established company.

Job Description:

To maintain continuous production and improve efficiency's safely through effectively implementing preventative maintenance schedules and responding in a timely manner to breakdown repairs. Ensure continuous improvement methodologies are applied that improves the operational function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure supervision and safe operating procedures for visiting contractors

  • To maintain Health & Safety rules and regulations

  • To identify potential hazards/risks to the Health & Safety Manager/responsible person upon discovery

  • To ensure all PPM schedules are completed and developed using predictive and diagnostic maintenance techniques.

  • To initiate improvement plans in a pragmatic and proactive manner.

  • To assist the engineering department in achieving its budget targets through the efficient use of materials and replacement parts

  • To follow the correct accounting/authorisation process when ordering replacement parts

  • Maintain and improve standards of hygiene and housekeeping in all areas of the factory including the engineering office and workshop.

  • To undertake Startup Maintenance activities and follow up on breakdown repairs in a timely and efficient way on all CPM production equipment and assist across all site engineering issues when required.

Personal Traits

  • The effective use of self-confidence and persuasion are important characteristics demanded by this position.

  • The ability to form friendly and trusting relationships will play an important role.

  • A thorough, disciplined and detailed style is vital for those people seeking to occupy this post.

  • The logical and detailed analysis of data and processes is likely to be a key component.

  • Being a perfectionist and complying with clearly defined rules and regulations will enable the incumbent to operate effectively within this role.

  • Modesty, caution, self-control and a non-aggressive style will be preferred traits.

  • The ability to demonstrate flexibility in approach and an anxiety to complete assignments on time are important factors for success.


  • Skilled apprenticeship

  • Engineering qualification

  • Fault-finding diagnostics and resolution experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate team skills with a positive attitude and professional approach

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to leverage their skills and expertise in a stimulating work environment while contributing to the continued success and growth of the organisation. If you are a motivated professional seeking to take the next step in your career journey, we encourage you to apply today!

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01495 364236

Email Address:

We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

Who are we at Candour Talent?

At our award-winning recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on building strong connections with both our clients and candidates. We operate as both a recruitment specialist for permanent recruitment and a recruitment business for the supply of temporary workers, ensuring that we can effectively meet the diverse needs of our clients and candidates. With a dedicated and passionate team of professionals, we're committed to taking time to understand your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations ensuring that we match you with opportunities that not only align with your professional goals but also inspire you to thrive. Whether you're seeking a career change, advancement, or a new challenge, we're here to support you every step of the way.

Rest assured that when you apply for a role through Candour Talent Recruitment, your details will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, outlining how your information will be used.

While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, please note that only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted for further consideration. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of your application, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.