Maintenance Technician Moen
Smith & Nephew
Hull Manufacturing,UK
1d ago


Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits on offer. When applying please provide details of current remuneration package along with salary expectations.


To provide an effective hands on engineering asset maintenance service in order to minimise unplanned downtime and ensure a safe and validated status.

Looking after a half-dozen production areas, the Maintenance Technician will be the first point of response to any issues that arise.

Health & Safety

  • To fulfill the health, safety and environmental obligations and functions of the role and responsibilities section of the HSE management system and local policies.
  • To ensure personal HSE adherence through continual risk assessment during execution of duties.
  • Compliance to the Hull operations engineering risk assessment.
  • Control of contractors through appropriate S&N procedures.
  • To ensure that assets comply with PUWER through assessment and completion of actions.
  • Where applicable compliance to specialist safety regulations for example DSEAR, IRR17, LOLER, confined space etc.
  • Quality

  • To perform all activities in compliance with relevant quality policies and procedures in line with auditing bodies.
  • Control change through effective use of the CCA system.
  • Adherence to training file procedure to ensure competency to relevant procedures.
  • To maintain the equipment condition to sustain the validated state where applicable.
  • Customer Service

  • To deliver improved equipment efficiency through implementation of world class asset management principles.
  • Ensure all preventative maintenance work is carried out in a timely and safe manner.
  • Effective root cause analysis on asset component failures with clear communication routes back to the customer
  • Timely breakdown response and escalation where required
  • Financial

  • To reduce the cost of maintenance through effective spares inventory management and planned maintenance expenditure reduction initiatives
  • To ensure the asset care maintenance budget is achieved.
  • Contribute to the site wide productivity initiatives.
  • People

  • To provide engineering support and motivation in order to deliver effective engineering support to the business.
  • To ensure that the company HR policies are adhered to.
  • To carry out the continuing professional development necessary to ensure competence and professional registration.
  • To coach, motivate and develop other team members to deliver a multi-skilled culture at all levels
  • To actively participate in the performance management process.
  • Requirements

    Must have served a recognized engineering apprenticeship and ideally trained to HNC level or equivalent preferably be experienced within an automated manufacturing environment.

  • A broad and robust knowledge of current best practice maintenance methodology.
  • Understanding of automated FMCG equipment and processes
  • The understanding and ability to interface with machine control systems including PLC’s, HMI’s, Scada systems.
  • The application of DC and AC drive and servo control systems.
  • The understanding of analogue and digital systems
  • Understanding of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems
  • Ideally CompEx certified
  • Microsoft office proficient
  • Must be able to demonstrate recognized root cause analysis and improvement skills
  • A high calibre individual, who readily accepts and exercises personal responsibility, self-starting, with a strong results orientation and who is able to lead and influence.

    About Us

    Smith & Nephew is a diversified advanced medical technology business that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries to improve the quality of life for their patients.

    We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma :

  • Orthopedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders
  • Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard to heal wounds
  • Sports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the joint
  • Trauma & Extremities - products that help repair broken bones
  • We have over 16,000 employees around the world. Annual sales in 2016 were more than $4.6 billion.

    We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100 and our shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange and through American Depository Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (LSE : SN, NYSE : SNN) .


    If you share our passion for pioneering innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you.

    When applying please provide details of current remuneration package along with salary expectations

    We continue to actively build an environment where every individual can fulfil their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients.

    We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone.

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