Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician

Posted By: Kevin Wright
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 + 30% shift allowance
Location: Cramlington
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Engineering

Central Employment are looking for an experienced Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician. Working for a bio pharma production company, they are looking for a multi-skilled Maintenance Technician who have knowledge of PLCs to join their team. 

Night Shift – 12 hours (6pm – 6am). 4 days on 4 days off basis.  (30%)

Main purpose to support the day-to-day manufacturing operations, by installing, maintaining, improving and repairing equipment and plant services to ensure production efficiency can meet customer requirements within a safe environment.  Respond to technical issues affecting production and maintain electrical services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of production machinery within a clean room environment
  • Always work in a safe and responsible manner always following site rules and relevant health and safety legislation
  • Attend breakdowns, identify faults and problem solve with minimal downtime to production
  • Carry out diagnosis of faults, the maintenance, and repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe and timely manner
  • Estimate length of time required to complete a job and understand consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales
  • Identify and escalate any activity that has potential to cause harm or damage
  • Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns through the departmental reporting system
  • Ensure all work is undertaken to a high-quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations
  • Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules


  • Electrical fault-finding experience
  • Experience of Alan Bradley PLCs
  • Technician Diploma or equivalent NVQ level 3 qualification
  • Understanding of GMP
  • Experience working with boilers and HVAC
  • Practical hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Competent knowledge of all aspects of associated building systems e.g., Fire alarms, BMS, switchgear, air handling units, heating and ventilation, pumps, CWS and HWS systems
  • All applicants must be able to work unsociable hours and on occasions at short notice.

Suitable candidates should contact Kevin Wright to discuss this opportunity further.

This role is an immediate start so please apply online (attaching your CV) as soon as possible. Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each application individually, please be assured that we will contact all applicants selected for interview in due course. Central Employment are an equal opportunities Employer.

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