Multi-skilled Shift Maintenance Technician

Location: Banbury

Salary: £45,825

Industry: Engineering

Job posted: 25/06/2019

Type: Full-time

You will be joining an extremely well-established and respected company who are leading suppliers of food products on an international stage. Their rich and proud history spans 175 years and they continue to experience steady annual growth whilst ensuring their core values and ethos are exuded throughout every process and the global supply chain.

The company is currently going through a transitional period in their working culture with a focus on building sustainable long-term business partnerships.  This growth means they are now looking for a Multi-skilled Shift Maintenance Technician to join their team.


Your day-to-day as a Multi-skilled Shift Maintenance Technician:

  • Provide an effective emergency response service for breakdowns within the factory – providing immediate and long-term solutions in a timely, safe and cost-effective manner.
  • When undertaking fault finding and diagnostic work, understand and diagnose problems and then implement permanent corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Working with the equipment users to understand clearly the problems to ensure that sustainable remedial solutions can be implemented
  • Undertaking Planned Preventative routine maintenance across all equipment on the site
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and follow these through to implementation where appropriate
  • Undertake meaningful handover reports/notes
  • Proactively involved in undertaking risk assessments
  • Issue permits to work (including immobilisation certificates) as required

You’ll need to be prepared for an environment experiencing extensive redevelopment.

Though the company are a global organisation, they still take self, continual development very seriously. They provide personal development plans to each employee and continually log and monitor professional progress.


The ideal Multi-skilled Shift Maintenance Technician:

  • Hold an ONC (or equivalent) in a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline and have successfully completed an apprenticeship scheme in that discipline – primary core skill
  • Hold at least NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in mechanical or electrical discipline as the secondary core skill
  • Holder of 17th Edition Certificate or equivalent – desirable
  • Previous experience of working in a maintenance department – preferably within a food manufacturing/processing environment
  • Knowledge of PLC’s – preferably Siemens
  • Understand permits to work and lock off procedures
  • Operational knowledge of and ability to adhere to health and safety legislation and best practice – in particular in COSHH, working at heights, working in confined spaces, risk assessments
  • Team player and able to work with limited supervision
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate – maintenance software, Microsoft Office programmes – namely Excel
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)

It’d also be highly regarded if you own a FLT & MUPE license and have fabrication and welding skills due to the nature of the position.


What you get:

  • £45,825.00
  • Pension contribution
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 42 hours per week (shift patterns – days, nights, some weekends)

We are fully aware that your CV only tells part of your story, so if you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact OX Seven for a chat about the role and an opportunity to see the candidate brief. Every application will receive a response (positive or negative) and you will be given the opportunity to question decisions and receive further feedback.



01608 670532

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