Maintenance Technician – £34,000 – £35,000 – 4ON 4OFF days & nights – Derbyshire

Maintenance Technician

£34,684 per annum base on a 42 hour week


4on 4off days and nights 12 hour shifts

Job Purpose:

Maintenance of all machinery associated with the production of PVCu products.

  • Maintenance of DC motors and associated drives.
  • Maintenance of process control equipment.
  • Electrical installations and/or mechanical installation work.
  • Carrying out planned and preventative maintenance systems (mechanical and electrical).
  • Breakdown maintenance involving faultfinding on industrial and process control systems and carrying out electrical and mechanical repairs on PVCu extrusion plant and equipment.
  • Liaison with contractors and suppliers.
  • Ordering of new/replacement equipment.
  • Issuing of work permits
  • Undertake any other duties which may reasonably be held to be within the scope of the post-holder.

Person Specification


  • Manufacturing environment knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Logical problem solving approach
  • Ability to fault-find – mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems
  • Understand and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Use of electrical test equipment
  • Mechanical and electrical installations and maintenance
  • Good level of numeric and literacy skills
  • Recognised electrical/mechanical maintenance apprenticeship/training scheme
  • C&G 236 Electrical Installation Parts 1&2 or equivalent multi skill training.
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Flexible


  • Maintaining PLC systems
  • Operation and maintenance of compressed air systems
  • Extrusion environment knowledge
  • Process water treatment
  • PC literate
  • Fork truck and mobile elevating platform license.
  • Pipe fitting, water & air systems.
  • Maintenance of injection moulding machines
  • IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition


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