Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Jenna-Jayne Blake

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Multi Skilled Shift Technician

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Multi Skilled Shift Technician at a leading provider of technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

All technicians will be responsible for the day-to-day Preventative Maintenance of Production Equipment and Building Fabric requirements across the estate working within a multi-disciplined maintenance team being led by Maintenance Management. The individual should be self-motivated, ensuring the client receives the best service, whilst having a common-sense approach to the development of a Planned & Preventative Maintenance plan with the necessity of ensuring Production Equipment Up- Time being a pre-requisite of this role.

You will also be responsible for supporting improving, implementing and maintaining existing & new

technical processes and procedures and will lead & maintain Health and Safety standards in line with

all site requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all work performed maintenance is always carried out in a safe manner and to comply with relevant Health & Safety regulations.
  • Follow PPM Schedule and raise any improvements that can be made to reduce breakdown or reactive calls.
  • Repair and maintain all automation, production & building fabric equipment and machinery in a timely and efficient manner based on criticality to production stoppage.
  • To manage, support and improve the current Planned Maintenance System's and further develop into either the site operating system that incorporates preventative maintenance schedules for infrastructure assets & Reactive Cases.
  • To participate in the implementation of contingency procedures for asset breakdowns.
  • To identify opportunities for implementing improvements to working processes and assets. Undertake or assist with their implementation.
  • Ensure that maintenance operations are undertaken in a safe manner ensuring that:
    • All necessary risk assessments and method statements are adhered to.
    • All necessary current best practice data are understood and used.
  • To apply both client & company working practices where stipulated and, where necessary, develop, or assist in the development of new practices.
  • To understand customer quality needs and to comply with the various audit processes to ensure that expectations are met.
  • To interface if necessary with subcontractors and client management interfaces on a regular basis.
  • To support if necessary an "out of hours" reactive maintenance function working with the site-based maintenance & technical team &/or Sub-contractors for all aspects of critical plant and equipment

Required Formal Qualifications


  • ONC or NVQ in Engineering Maintenance
  • Electrical and/or Mechanical formal qualification
  • NVQ or equivalent in Automation
  • IPAF - for access equipment


  • HNC in a maintenance discipline
  • Electrical LV Systems
  • Comau or ABB Robots and AGV
  • 18th Edition electrical training

Required Knowledge


  • Fault Finding capability and problem resolution techniques
  • With Electrical bias but with both electrical/mechanical maintenance knowledge
  • Microsoft Office packages - including Word, and Excel


  • Basic PLC programming capability (predominantly Siemens)

Required Experience


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience post apprenticeship or "off-the-job" training in a similar environment
  • Working as part of a technical facility department of multiskilled technicians.
  • Maintenance in a large modern manufacturing facility
  • Competency of using MEWP


  • Working in a fast-acting automotive production environment

The Shift Technicians will be required to work a flexible shift pattern that will start as a day shift for 1 month for familiarisation, followed by a day/afternoon shift but would ideally be flexible to work night shift to suit the production demands of the client.

Salary for this role is £32,000 - £40,000 depending on experience.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call 07718 763550.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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