The Role:

As a Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician, you would be responsible for responding to technical issues affecting production & maintaining electrical and mechanical services, equipment & machinery.

Starting Salary:

Up to £28,223.00 depending upon experience.

This role is based on a 3-shift pattern, which adds 22% shift allowance to the basic salary. Overtime is also paid at a competitive rate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide immediate support in the event of breakdowns.
  • Proactively work to reduce machine downtime.
  • Setting of equipment to meet weekly production requirements.
  • Isolation and de-isolation of equipment in accordance with company’s procedures to allow machinery to be worked upon safely.
  • Servicing & maintenance of electrical & mechanical equipment & services in accordance with current regulations
  • Experience of working and interrogating PLC systems (Mitsubishi, Omron, Siemens currently used on site)
  • Execute Planned Preventative Maintenance and provide feedback to develop system
  • Work and liaise with a range of internal departments and external suppliers
  • Confirm work done into Maintenance Management System (FMDR) complete with technical feedback
  • Where necessary provide input into CapEx feasibility studies
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to health and safety, environment and quality management systems
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development
  • Liaise with stores to identify relevant and correct stock items, ensuring all spare parts etc. are booked out in the correct manner.

The Person:

  • Work within 5S methodology to maintain the workplace to a high standard
  • Applicants should possess the ability to work efficiently and accurately, to prioritise workload, be self-motivated, and work on your own initiative with a clear focus on quality.
  • Prioritise workload with the relevant Supervisor.
  • A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes are essential. Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in the relevant discipline
  • Level 3 Engineering qualification is essential.

To Apply:

All applications are to be marked FAO Emily Charlton – HR.

CV and covering letters can be submitted by email to


Or post to: Unipres (UK) Limited, Human Resources, Cherry Blossom Way, Sunderland, SR5 3NT.