Maintenance Technician

  • Permanent
  • Beccles
  • £29,750 - 34,411 per year + company benefits

Contract Personnel Ltd

Contract Personnal are thrilled to be working with an industry leading packaging manufacturer in Beccles, Suffolk who is looking for multiple Technicians to join their team on a permanent basis.

Coming from a similar background, the ideal candidate will be comfortable carrying out the following job duties:

  • Carry out tool changes and setting for plastics moulding machinery (Extrusion Blow moulding or Injection Moulding).
  • Fault finding on machinery, identifying mechanical faults, set up issues, ancillary equipment settings and production quality issues.
  • Raise maintenance works orders detailing any machine faults to the maintenance department.
  • Ensure a QC check is completed on machines or at your supervisor’s request accurately every 2 hours.
  • Ensure all production checks & documentation are completed properly.
  • Carry out Post-Production Quality Check in accordance with Blowmould Work Instruction 10.
  • Ensure that tool changes, colour changes etc., are carried out in accordance with the training procedure as laid down by the Manager/Technical supervisor or relevant work instructions.
  • Ensure the machines are running correctly and safely at all times in accordance to the Blowmould programme.
  • All check/log sheets and pallet labels should be filled out clearly and correctly with all relevant information.
  • Ensure that line clearances are carried out at every change over in line with company procedures.
  • Ensure that your work area is kept safe, clean, and tidy during and at the end of the shift.
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with current legislation and company procedures, particularly but not exclusively regarding Health and Safety, Quality and Environment Management

Essential Skills:

  • Clear and proven competence of recent work in a technical role in an engineering environment, E.G. Motor Mechanic, vehicle technician, Machinist, service engineer or similar
  • Technical qualification: Minimum Level 2 in Engineering/ Vehicle Maintenance or similar / equivalent
  • A logical and methodical approach to problem solving/fault finding issues
  • Confident in challenging existing practices in a positive manner, and looking for continuous improvement in all areas of work
  • Takes decisive action to address and react to opportunities and problems in day-to-day work.
  • Ability to follow instructions to ensure work is completed as required
  • Ability to respond positively to changing work demands
  • Conscientious and thorough in all aspects of work responsibilities, and has a professional approach to work

Desirable Experience:

  • Previous role in a manufacturing / packaging environment.
  • Blow moulding or Injection moulding technical experience, setting machines and tooling


You may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description.

Shifts are on a weekly rotating basis – 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm and 10pm – 6am

For further information, please contact Lisa Hollis at Contract Personnel, Norwich

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