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Maintenance Technician

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £30k - 32k per year + overtime
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Role: Maintenance Technician

Location: Rubery B45

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 (Overtime on Saturday x1.5)

Shifts: 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm

The Company:

With over 60 years of trading history this privately owned business has again seen record growth in their Birmingham facility.

Their current turnover sits at £12 million with a head count of 130 employees, within 5 years the plan is to increase to 170 employees, turning over £25 million.

As a privately run SME, the business has shown high levels of innovation, diversification and opportunity to penetrate new and emerging markets supplying the world’s most recognised car brands

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide breakdown cover both electrical and mechanical

  • Fault finding on PLC’s via I/O

  • Carry out planned maintenance as per the companies PM schedules

  • Electronically record all relevant information relating to breakdowns and PMs

  • Carry out modifications, plant relocation and re-installation (mechanical and electrical)

  • Work safely within the companies Health and Safety requirements

  • Manage contractors when required

  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to rectify recurring issues

  • Undertake projects requested by the Maintenance Manager

  • Advise on spare part requirement to the Maintenance Manager

The Person:


  • Qualifications within relevant mechanical or electrical fields

  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings

  • Fault finding experience with PLCs

  • Self-starter who can work effectively on their own under pressure and be able to prioritise breakdowns

  • Computer literate MS Office

  • Must have the right to work in the UK

Preferred but not essential

  • Apprentice trained with suitable qualifications, Level 3 C&G, ONC, HNC, HND in relevant fields mechanical / electrical

  • Injection moulding experience desirable but not essential

  • 17th / 18th edition wiring regulations desirable

  • Experience with sensors and vision systems desirable (Keyence, Sensopart, Balluff. Sick)

  • Working knowledge of safety systems desirable (Pilz, Schneider, Weiland, Rockwell, ABB)

  • Automotive manufacturing experience desirable

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.