Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

£40,000 pa (Inclusive of shift allowance) plus overtime and benefits

Location: Derby

Maintenance, Electrical, PLC, Fault Finding, Breakdown, Pneumatic, Hydraulic, TPM

A Maintenance Technician is required with knowledge of mechanical and electrical fault finding, to support our world class automotive manufacturer. Candidates with experience of reactive and preventative maintenance allied with exposure of automotive industry or high-volume manufacturing would be well received.

Due to an increase in production demands this company, a world class organisation based in Derby requires a forward thinking and proactive Maintenance Technician with electrical and PLC knowledge for a new permanent role. As a Maintenance Technician you will be required to:

  • Maintain plant Machinery & Equipment
  • Improve processes to minimise any disruption to manufacturing operations  
  • Support assembly and build lines in both Reactive & Preventative maintenance activities
  • Fault find both electrical & mechanical issues in a proactive way to support current production schedules
  • Be able to work individually & as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work a 3-shift working pattern (AMs/PMs & Nights)
  • Experience of working with PLC programs
  • Pneumatic or electrical systems experience
  • Support TPM activities across all shifts to ensure productivity levels are maintained with minimal disruption

The Maintenance Technician should have the following skills or experience:

  • ONC / HNC Qualification or equivalent
  • Time Served Apprenticeship
  • Knowledge of working with PLC programs
  • Pneumatic or electrical systems experience
  • Previous Maintenance experience within a fast-paced Manufacturing environment (preferably automotive)
  • Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance skills

This is an excellent opportunity for a multi-skilled maintenance professional with a proactive and hands on approach to reactive and preventative maintenance activities seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Derby based automotive company will offer you:

  • £40,000 pa (Inclusive of shift allowance) plus overtime and benefits
  • Excellent career progression, development and training provided

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of electrical and mechanical maintenance allied with a solid understanding of PLC’s and are apprentice trained and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Maintenance Technicians role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

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.

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