Maintenance Technician

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameScott Smith

Job description

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Location: Bedwas, Caerphilly

Employment Type: Full-time/Permanent

Working Hours: Day Nights and Afternoon Shifts

Salary: £37000 + Per annum

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Technicianto join our well-established client based in the Caerphilly area.

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

Job Description:

Support the team leaders and production manager with routine and reactive maintenance works. Ensuring the site runs effectively and minimizing downtime across the board.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with H&S as a top priority in the Hierarchy of needs.

  • Control and manage the shift output off the manufacturing facility to the best of ability in order to support the supply chain to the customers.

  • Effectively minimize Down Time of machines through planned and effective die changes within a designated period.

  • Develop SMED change overs to minimize Down Time.

  • Ensure Quality is driven through the process and actively reducing Waste.

  • The setup of machines to required standards, and, maintain SQDCPE within the production area.

  • Identify issues and correct problems during production flow.

  • Maintain a good level of communication and support to the Team.

  • Correspond with Production Managers and the Quality department to identify and solve any issues linking to the machinery and related parts.

  • Investigate any Quality issues and find appropriate solutions.

  • Work alongside Maintenance and the Toolroom to prepare tools and devices.

  • Provide training for Operators so that machinery can run on all shifts.

  • To support the Engineering Team on new product introduction.

  • To support Shift Managers in delivering a successful product Launch.


  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English.

  • Must be able to read and speak English.

  • Ability to read engineering drawings.

  • Understanding of work instructions.

  • Engineering Background, able to troubleshoot and rectify setup issues.

  • Able to read Measuring equipment such as Vernier Callipers and micrometres & inspection equipment.

  • Previous experience in managing people.

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: 01495364236

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.

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