Mechanical Technician (Engineer)
16d ago


Are you looking to develop your mechanical engineering career within a heavy machinery manufacturing environment? Are you looking to work Monday to Fridays at a location close to you but be part of a global company?

Due to internal progression we now have an exciting opportunity at our Oakenholt paper mill, near Flint, North Wales for a Mechanical Technician.

Our paper machine can fill a large sports hall, and with pumps and motors as well other technology to be maintained, we need your proven engineering skills within our team.

Main Tasks

On a daily basis you will be responsible for troubleshooting technical problems and solving them through a root cause analysis approach and ensuring safety on site at all times.

Aiming continuously for a zero breakdown production environment, you will also support and coach colleagues in handling technical issues.

You will support the effective planning of shuts, as well as recognise underlying issues and be responsible for addressing them with actions, maintaining a budget at all times.

Key Competencies

We are looking for you to demonstrate the following :

  • Time served apprenticeship, ideally up to HNC level or equivalent
  • In depth mechanical knowledge
  • Experience with heavy engineering rolls, pumps, gearboxes, motors etc
  • Condition monitoring
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers
  • Work well under pressure to ensure deadlines are met
  • Able to prioritise tasks, organise and control workloads and to delegate effectively
  • Experience with Management Systems / SAP / other maintenance planner
  • A good communicator who is willing to train others in new systems and ways of working
  • Has courage to put forward own ideas, particularly in a root cause analysis discussions
  • Willingness to listen and learn from others
  • Can demonstrate that you take pride in the work that you do
  • Puts H&S first
  • SAP knowledge will be an advantage but training given if required.
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