As a Press Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for responding to technical issues affecting production and maintaining electrical and mechanical aspects of a range of blanking, progressive and transfer presses and related equipment and machinery.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide immediate support in the event of a breakdown
  • 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 and improvement of electrical & mechanical equipment & services in accordance with current regulations
  • Maintaining and interrogating PLC systems (Mitsubishi, Omron, Siemens & Fanuc)
  • Maintaining and interrogating drive systems (Mitsubishi, Siemens & Reliance)
  • Execute Planned Preventative Maintenance & provide feedback to develop systems & procedures
  • Prioritise workload with relevant Team Leader / Supervisor
  • Confirm work done into Maintenance Management system complete with technical feedback

Relevant Skill, Knowledge and Experience:

Ideally, you should possess the ability to work safely, efficiently and accurately to prioritise workload, be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative with a clear focus on safety and quality.  A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential.  Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

  • Understanding and experience of Press processes and machinery
  • Work and liaise with a range of internal departments and external suppliers
  • Must Hold or be willing to work towards ONC, City & Guilds level 3, BTEC national Diploma Level 3, IVQ Technician Diploma, NVQ Level 3
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to health and safety, environment and quality management systems
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions as necessary to perform duties and aid business development
  • Liaise with stores control to identify relevant and correct stock items, ensuring all spare parts etc. are booked out in the correct manner
  • Work within 5s methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard
  • Must be able to communicate at all levels, have the ability to work as part of a team

Salary: £41,771.43 – £50,126.19 including shift allowance, depending on experience

What can we offer you?

  • Annual holiday entitlement of 26 days and 8 Bank Holiday (company shut down in summer and Christmas)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Free onsite car park
  • Free electric car charging points on site
  • Car lease scheme
  • Pension (GPP) 4.5% employee and 4.5% employer
  • Life Assurance 4x pensionable pay (after 1 years service for GPP members)
  • Private healthcare
  • On-site occupational health support
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Profit share
  • Sports and social club
  • Long service awards
  • Monthly prize draw
  • On- site canteen

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