Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician

Chep UK Ltd
31 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Purpose:

To maintain plant and equipment in good working order and implement continuous improvements in line with all plant priorities.

Major/Key Accountabilities:

  • Breakdowns and PPMs within the plant, ensuring that health and safety within the entire plant is a priority. Report to supervision when work requires weekend planning.

  • Equipment to include, but not limited to: chain and roller conveyors, motors and gearboxes, paint booths, stackers, shuttles, tipper tables, and vaccum aided lifting equipment.

  • Involved in continuous improvement projects.

  • Maintain and issue and control, plant and equipment spares and consumable stocks.

  • Organise the repair and overhaul of all powered hand tools.

  • Continually seek ways to improve all processes and procedures in practise relating to the maintenance of equipment, in line with health and safety processes.

  • Proactive approach to work, looking for getting things right the first time, and contribute with ideas.

  • Ability to prioritize, work under pressure and make decisions when required.

  • Issue work permits and management of contractors, up to a Technician level.

  • Overtime flexibility highly desirable.

  • 3 shift pattern. Although nights could be swapped by afternoons or mornings according to business needs with reasonable notice given. (Cover other people holidays, sickness or training).


  • Downtime

  • OEE

  • PPM compliance

  • Health and safety KPIs

    Authority/Decision Making:

    In line with local authority levels – via Maintenance Team Leader


  • Multi-Skilled (50/50 or electrically biased)

  • Ability to resolve problems in a calm and safe manner.

  • At least Level 2 or similar in an electrical discipline.

  • 17th Edition wiring regulations. (Not essential)

  • City and Guilds, apprenticeship, HND, HNC or similar in an engineering-related discipline. (Not essential)

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment with practical skills in electro-mechanical repair and maintenance. Good and methodical fault finding skills

  • Efficient and flexible approach to work.

  • “First time right” mentality.

  • Effective ability to influence and deal with other departments.

  • Methodical and thorough style of working.

  • PLC programming Allen Bradley, desirable but not essential.

  • Willing to learn fabrication skills. In house training provided by CHEP.

  • Happy to abide by H&S rules, permit to work systems, Lock Out Tag Out, etc.

  • Able to communicate in English both verbal and in writing.

  • Interested in development and progression within 3 – 5 years to a supervisory role

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