Maintenance Technician (3 Shift Rotation) Automotive Published: 11th October 2016
Job Type
£30,522 + Shift Allowance (10% days – 30% Nights)



The Client:

Leading 1st tier supplier in the automotive sector


  • Manage the communication process between Maintenance and other business functions, in particular Production.
  • Support the nurturing of a work culture that fosters growth, trust, honesty, empowerment and mutual respect utilising the company Management and Cooperation Principles.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe working environment.
  • To be a professional, proactive, and productive representative of the Maintenance Team within the company.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure production targets and quality objectives are met by contributing to the effective maintenance of all plant machinery and equipment. To work as part of a team responsible for meeting quality, cost and timing targets within the role.

Specific Tasks

  • Diagnose and rectify equipment problems quickly and efficiently
  • Investigate permanent solutions to equipment problems
  • Plan and implement equipment improvement
  • Ensure that all processes meet health and safety requirements and that procedures are followed
  • Contrinute to the improvement and development of the planned maintenance system
  • Contribute to cost reduction projects
  • To maintain a safe working environment and actively support the continuing development of a safety culture
  • To work flexibility and carry out additional duties as requested
  • Assist in the management of maintenance stores.


  • Understanding of automotive manufacturers practices
  • Good, sound engineering background I.e. an understanding of manufacturing processes (automotive experience an advantage)
  • Basic knowledge of business and quality systems in the automotive sector
  • Able to understand modern engineering philosophies for example Kaizen, Poke Yoke, JIB, Muda, 5's, standardised work, FMEA, ISO14001 etc
  • Knowledge of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Good Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • 3 years post qualification experience
  • Ability to manage conflicts and differences of opinion and still achieve objectives
  • Sound understanding of health, safety and environmental issues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator at all levels of an organisation
  • Self motivated
  • Practical Problem Solving techniques
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Knowledge of standard IT software including Word and Excel
  • BTEC Certificate Engineering, City & Guilds Electrical Installations Parts I & II or equivalent.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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